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2006-07-10 14:41:03

By Ingrid Melander and Tom Pfeiffer RABAT (Reuters) - European and African ministers said on Monday the waves of illegal migrants seeking a better future in Europe would not be stopped unless Europe helped Africa fight poverty.

2005-10-13 11:23:37

By Zakia Abdennebi OUJDA, Morocco (Reuters) - Illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa prepared to leave Morocco on Thursday, drawing a full circle on a perilous journey marked by humiliation, beatings and killings.

2005-10-12 09:49:13

By Lamine Ghanmi RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco, under pressure to staunch an inrush of immigrants into Spain, flew 139 illegal migrants back to Mali on Wednesday and vowed to continue with the mass deportations despite sharp criticism from the United Nations.

2005-10-12 08:04:02

By Lamine Ghanmi RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco, under pressure to staunch immigration flow to Spain, flew 139 illegal migrants to Mali on Wednesday, government officials said. Rabat expects to reach a new accord with Spain to bolster its struggle against illegal migration, they added.

2005-10-10 14:43:25

By Zakia Abdennebi OUJDA, Morocco (Reuters) - Morocco, under pressure to stem illegal immigration to Spain and accused by rights groups of mistreating migrants, began flying detained Africans to Senegal and Mali on Monday, government officials said.

2005-10-08 16:25:30

By Rafael Marchante and Emma Ross-Thomas OUJDA, MOROCCO/MADRID (Reuters) - Morocco is in talks to repatriate some 1,000 African migrants who attempted to storm Spanish enclaves on the North African coast, medical aid group Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) said on Saturday.

2005-10-07 08:56:35

By Emma Ross-Thomas MELILLA (Reuters) - African migrants in Spain's North African enclaves said on Friday they feared for their lives if Madrid sent them back under a plan to end attempts by hundreds to storm border fences into Spanish territory.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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