Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Africa: EU uses development funds for migration control

Military equipment, police tranining, centers for repatriated migrants and computerized systems for the collection of digital fingerprints that will guarantee, in Europe, the identification of the country of origin of migrants therefore making easier their …

COMMONWEALTH SECY-GEN SAYS ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT, OPPOSITION LEADER AGREE TO MEET

LUSAKA, Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland says Zambian President Edgar Lungu and Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the main opposition party, the United Party for National Development (UPND), who is currently in jail, have agreed to meet …

Search Underway for Smugglers After Migrants Drown Off Yemen

GENEVA � The International Organization for Migration says it is searching for smugglers who it says forced 120 Somalis and Ethiopians into the sea as their vessel approached the Yemeni coast, causing more than 50 …