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Patrick Kingsley

Patrick Kingsley

    Ban Ki-moon attacks 'restrictive' EU asylum policies
    Ban Ki-moon attacks 'restrictive' EU asylum policies
    United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has hit out at “increasingly restrictive” European asylum policies in a speech to the Austrian...
    Hundreds drown in Libyan refugee exodus
    Hundreds drown in Libyan refugee exodus
    Hundreds of people are believed to have drowned in the southern Mediterranean last week, in what could be the deadliest refugee shipwreck in months....
    Turkish traders profit off Syrian refugees
    Turkish traders profit off Syrian refugees
    At Emre’s boat shop in Izmir, one of Turkey’s major ports, you can’t turn around without bumping into a pile of inflatable rubber boats.
    Fortress Europe is no match for the horrors of war
    Fortress Europe is no match for the horrors of war
    For a few fleeting minutes, there was some humanity in the darkness. It had turned midnight on the Serbian side of the Hungarian border, the time...
    Pragmatism eases pain for refugees
    Pragmatism eases pain for refugees
    When the Halawis, a family of Syrian haberdashers, wanted to get from Greece to Macedonia on Wednesday, they took a direct coach from Athens to the...
    Trading in souls: Inside the world of the people smugglers
    Trading in souls: Inside the world of the people smugglers
    Abu Hamada, a 62-year-old civil engineer from the outskirts of Damascus, has not...
    Sisi targets those on death row
    Sisi targets those on death row
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appears poised to further crack down on dissent after announcing he would fast-track the judicial process...
    How Mohamed Morsi ended up on death row
    How Mohamed Morsi ended up on death row
    It was June 29 2013, the day before much-hyped demonstrations that were expected to give the Egyptian military the cover they needed to sweep...
    Airstrikes 'won't deter migrants'
    Airstrikes 'won't deter migrants'
    In the small Libyan port of Zuwara, one of the main points of departure for migrants seeking to reach Italy, dozens if not hundreds of fishing boats...
    Divided Europe is all at sea over desperate migrants
    Divided Europe is all at sea over desperate migrants
    What can be done? The grim death toll in the Mediterranean has provoked a chorus of calls for action to prevent 2015 becoming the deadliest year for...
    Ending migrant rescue missions has not curbed demand, say smugglers
    Ending migrant rescue missions has not curbed demand, say smugglers
    Smugglers responsible for putting migrants to sea in inadequate vessels say the growing death toll is not their fault.
    Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck
    Hundreds of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck
    A major rescue operation is under way in the Mediterranean after as many as 700 migrants are feared to have drowned just outside Libyan waters, in...