UK to use nets to halt migrant dinghies in the Channel

Credit: WorldNews- Published 2 weeks ago
Britain is preparing to use nets to “disable” inflatable dinghies carrying migrants across the Channel, the new Clandestine Channel Threat Commander has said. Dan O'Mahoney, a former Royal Marine, said British border force ships with make small boats unusable and return migrants to France The British government is also using...

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English Channel

Arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates southern England from northern France
So far, some 7,444 migrants have crossed in boats during 2020 - the third annual jump in arrivals.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

The body of a man, believed to be a migrant, is reported to have been found on a French beach.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Middle East

region that encompasses Western Asia and Egypt
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday slammed an announcement by President Donald Trump that Sudan would start normalizing..
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A delegation of Emirati officials are due to land in Israel on Tuesday for the first official ministerial visit. Abdullah bin Touq, Minister of Economy, and..
5 days ago • WorldNews
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The coronavirus pandemic has pushed nearly all Mideast nations into the throes of an economic recession this year, yet some rebound..
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Credit: SWNS STUDIO - Published on September 16, 2020 

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Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published on September 11, 2020 

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