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‘Back to me in a coffin’ – bodies of migrants drowned in Channel reach Iraq
Middle East

‘Back to me in a coffin’ – bodies of migrants drowned in Channel reach Iraq

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, Dec 26 (Reuters) – At least 16 bodies of Iraqi Kurdish migrants who drowned in November when their…
British surge seen as warning on omicron but responses vary
World

British surge seen as warning on omicron but responses vary

LONDON (AP) — Spiraling infections in Britain driven in part by the new omicron variant of the coronavirus sent shockwaves Thursday into…
France sends patrol boats as tensions flare with UK on fish
World

France sends patrol boats as tensions flare with UK on fish

LONDON (AP) — Vessels from Britain’s Royal Navy and French police boats patrolled Thursday near the English Channel island of…
UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel
World

UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel

British authorities intercepted eight vessels carrying some 74 migrants, including minors, across the English Channel on Saturday. French authorities reportedly…
UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights
Middle East

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights

ROME (AP) — The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of…
Braving dangerous waters, Iranians seek better life in Britain
Middle East

Braving dangerous waters, Iranians seek better life in Britain

LIVERPOOL (Reuters) – The traffickers told Fardin Gholami that a fishing boat would take him from France to England at…
Abla Khairy and the English Channel
Life & Style

Abla Khairy and the English Channel

Abla Adel Khairy swam across the English Channel in 1974 at the age of just 13. Now a wife and…
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