In our news wrap Thursday, remnants of Hurricane Zeta raced across the southern U.S., leaving widespread damage, power outages and at least six people dead. The governor of Louisiana, where the storm made landfall Wednesday, urged caution as cleanup efforts…
A new study from the French government's statistics agency shows that death rates doubled among immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa and tripled in the Paris region at the height of the country's coronavirus outbreak.
By John Leicester, Associated Press
Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.
By Andrew Selsky, Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
Tuesday in our news wrap, another choppy day of trading on Wall Street. Stocks fell on lackluster earnings reports and steep losses overseas. Also, Hurricane Willa is making landfall on Mexico's Pacific Coast tonight, with winds diminished to around 120…
By Malcolm Brabant
Libya has cracked down on African migrants seeking to flee to Europe. As a result, Morocco has become the new jumping off point from the African continent. One flashpoint is Ceuta, a Spanish enclave at the northern tip of the…
By Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone
African migrants fleeing to Europe risk slave traffickers, starvation and shipwreck. Now, a growing number of those who complete the arduous journey are being turned away, and the Libyan government is detaining thousands in migrant camps characterized by inhumane conditions.
Italy has borne the brunt of Europe's migration crisis as 200,000 people have landed on the nation's shores after making the perilous crossing. Now a right-wing government wants to stop the human tide, banning nonprofit search-and-rescue ships. Special correspondent Malcolm…
By Associated Press
Spain's maritime rescue service says its patrol craft reached nine different boats carrying migrants that had left from African shores throughout Saturday and early Sunday.
As summer arrives, thousands of migrants are embarking upon perilous Mediterranean crossings to get to Europe. In Sicily, authorities attempting to deal with the influx discovered a four-billion-dollar ruse: a migrant reception center that turned out to be a front…
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