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video 15 January 2015 World, Afghanistan

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Should Europe be more fair to migrants risking their lives?

Gulwali Passarlay, an Afghan refugee who came to Britain partly with the help of smugglers, tells Channel 4 News he tried 100 times to escape to the UK from Calais.

article 15 January 2015 World, Italy
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Jonathan Miller by On the trail of the smugglers shipping refugees to Europe

The people smugglers in Turkey are Syrians and they tell us they're doing their compatriots a favour. Here, in Mersin Otogar, we meet a smuggler and a Syrian family desperate to reach Europe.

article 15 January 2015 World, Italy
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The role of social media in Europe's migrant crisis

Facebook pages apparently set up by smugglers are specifically targeting Syrians as part of a new method of recruiting refugees to pay for places on board ships bound for Europe.

video 03 January 2015 World, Italy

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Inside the abandoned Ezadeen migrant ship - video

Channel 4 News looks inside the abandoned Ezadeen ship - a former livestock carrier - which carried almost 400 Syrian migrants to Italy from Turkey.

article 03 January 2015 World, Ireland
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Second abandoned migrant ship arrives in Italy

A ship crammed with migrants and abandoned by its crew arrives in the Italian port of Corigliano Calabro after being towed in by the Italian coastguard.

video 02 January 2015 World, Italy

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Fire-stricken ferry towed to Brindisi - video

The burnt-out hulk of the Norman Atlantic, which caught fire off the coast of Greece on Sunday, is towed into the southern Italian port of Brindisi.

article 02 January 2015 World, Sierra Leone
The Ezadeen, registered to Sierra Leone.
Another abandoned migrant ship - why Syria's war is to blame

Italian coastguards take control of another abandoned cargo ship full of migrants - a disturbing trend that is the result of a growing exodus of refugees created by the war in Syria.

article 31 December 2014 Italy
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Mystery migrant ship 'sold to Syrian' two weeks ago

A freighter intercepted while heading towards the Italian coast on autopilot with almost a thousand migrants on board was sold to a Syrian citizen two weeks ago, Channel 4 News has learned.

article 30 December 2014 World, Greece
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Stricken ferry's fire extinguisher 'may have failed'

The fire extinguisher system aboard the Norman Atlantic ferry which caught fire off the Greek coast "couldn't handle" the blaze because of heavy winds, Channel 4 News has learned.