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February 19, 2020

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Hong Konger 'missing' after crossing China bridge checkpoint

Hong Konger 'missing' after crossing China bridge checkpoint

Hong Kong's immigration department said Sunday they have received reports a man went missing on a cross-border mega bridge to the gambling hub of Macau that currently hosts a Chinese mainland police checkpoint.The disappearance first emerged on Saturday when

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

At least 62 migrants travelling on a makeshift boat have drowned off the coast of Mauritania, in the worst loss of life this year along the increasingly travelled western Atlantic migration route to Europe. Eighty-three survivors managed to swim to shore after

UK driver admits two charges in truck deaths case

UK driver admits two charges in truck deaths case

A British driver accused of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in a refrigeration truck pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to assist illegal immigration.Maurice Robinson, 25, appeared via video link at London's Central Criminal Court fr

US aid worker who helped migrants acquitted in retrial

US aid worker who helped migrants acquitted in retrial

An American humanitarian aid worker has been found not guilty in a retrial of harboring migrants who crossed the border illegally, in a case that gained international attention and put the spotlight on the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration.Scott

Greece: Turkey needs to end 'blackmail' for migrant aid

Greece: Turkey needs to end 'blackmail' for migrant aid

Greece's migration minister said that Turkey needs to stop "blackmail" if it wants more EU aid, saying its loaded language had prompted a spike in movement toward Greek shores.Speaking to AFP on a visit to Washington, Giorgos Koumoutsakos voiced alarm over