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Driver hijacks, sets ablaze school bus in Italy, children flee unharmed

03 March, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

MILAN (Reuters) – A bus full of schoolchildren was hijacked and set on fire by its own driver on Wednesday in an apparent protest against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean, Italian authorities said. All 51 children managed to escape unhurt before the bus was engulfed in flames on the outskirts of Milan, Italy’s business capital. … Read More




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Australia to consider taking in Saudi teen who fled family ‘abuseR...

01 January, 2019 7:19 pm 7:19 pm

SYDNEY/BANGKOK (Reuters) – Australia said on Wednesday it would consider taking in a 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family, which she accused of abuse, would kill her. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrived in Bangkok on Saturday appealing for asylum. Australia said on Tuesday it would consider resettling her if the … Read More


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Migrant rescue boat heads for Spain after Italy, Malta reject it

07 July, 2018 11:12 pm 11:12 pm

ROME (Reuters) – A humanitarian boat carrying 59 migrants rescued off Libya was heading for Barcelona on Sunday after Italy and Malta, both much closer to the place of rescue, had refused to let it dock in their ports. The boat Open Arms, run by the Spanish Proactiva Open Arms charity, said late on Saturday … Read More




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Melania Trump visits Arizona migrant shelter as protests mount

06 June, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

PHOENIX (Reuters) – First lady Melania Trump made a second trip on Thursday to view facilities housing children brought illegally across the border with Mexico and who have yet to be reunited with their parents after the Trump administration reversed its separation policy. She also got a glimpse of the anger that erupted over the … Read More




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