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UN says 240 migrants drowned off Libyan coast

UN says 240 migrants drowned off Libyan coast

At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, possibly as an unintended consequence of European efforts to stop people-smugglers and to train Libyan coastguards, the UN's migration agency said.

Vietnamese trainees among top fleeing in Japan

Vietnamese trainees among top fleeing in Japan

Vietnam ranked second in the number of trainees fleeing from their workplaces in Japan in 2015, according to a report from the Japanese Ministry of Justice’s Immigration Bureau.

France to begin moving migrant minors from Calais on Nov. 2

France to begin moving migrant minors from Calais on Nov. 2

French authorities will on November 2 begin transferring about 1,500 unaccompanied migrant minors to reception centers across the country, officials said on November 1, as a standoff with Britain over who takes care of the youths drags on.

Big majority of Hungarians rejected migrant quotas but vote invalid

Big majority of Hungarians rejected migrant quotas but vote invalid

Almost all Hungarians who voted in October 2's referendum rejected the European Union's migrant quotas but turnout was too low to make the poll valid, frustrating Prime Minister Viktor Orban's hopes of a clear victory with which to challenge Brussels.

The world unites to resolve migrant crisis

The world unites to resolve migrant crisis

VOV.VN - The current 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York has addressed a number of global challenges, including the migrant crisis. Political commitments have been made to resolve the matter.

US says some 360,000 refugee spots pledged at United Nations

US says some 360,000 refugee spots pledged at United Nations

A summit hosted by US President Barack Obama garnered pledges from dozens of countries to resettle or allow the lawful admission of some 360,000 refugees, doubling the number of slots that were available last year, the US envoy to the United Nations said.

Merkel faces setback in Berlin vote due to migrant fears

Merkel faces setback in Berlin vote due to migrant fears

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives look set to suffer a second electoral blow in two weeks in a Berlin city vote on September 18 as a growing number of voters are expected to express their unease with her refugee-friendly policy.