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EU ‘dithering as children drown’ trying to reach Europe: Aid group

Bodies continued to wash onto Italian shores on Monday after a deadly weekend which saw at least 800 people – including women and children – drown off the coast of Italy as they tried to make the crossing into Europe in search of a better life.

Q&A: Pressure builds on Libya’s displaced

As fighting rages between rival groups in Libya, where two separate governments are struggling for control of the North African country, hundreds of thousands of residents have been uprooted from their homes. According to UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, more than 400,000 people have been internally displaced by the ongoing violence …