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Gambian migrants undeterred by horrors of Med crossings

Despite warnings from shipwreck survivors and the international community, Gambians are refusing to abandon dreams of a new life in Europe even if it means risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean aboard rickety boats.

May 23, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

UN presses Libya peace talks under shadow of drownings

Delegates from Libya`s rival parliaments gathered in Morocco Thursday for what UN mediators demanded be a "final" push for a unity government to stem mounting jihadism and a desperate exodus of asylum-seekers.

Apr 16, 2015, 14:32 PM IST