The Italian coast guard said 85 people had been rescued from the sinking vessel, and eight bodies recovered so far.
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Amnesty International accuses European governments of complicity in Libya’s corrupt system.
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"We need to act decisively and support the Libyan Government of National Accord to address this human tragedy."
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Diligent and trustworthy migrants often find honest paid work to do. However, the overall outlook remains negative.
The sheer number of rafts overwhelmed our flotilla. Tragedies mounted.
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Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba conducted a walkabout in Johannesburg. The delegation went to areas where undocumented immigrants live and visited dilapidated buildings.
Donald Trump asks Homeland Security for details of what's available to build border walls, barriers and detention centres.
They rescued all 112 people on board, including five children.