United Nations warns stranding thousands in Libyan warzone would not be 'humane solution'
Plans for new executive orders are latest in string of the decrees
Across continents there are many who see themselves as the losers from globalisation, but the ideological vehicles for protest differ markedly from region to region
Toll which does not include deaths in Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan widely criticised by rights groups as ‘fraction’ of true figure
Exclusive: Ministry of Defence declines to comment on alleged atrocities as training continues
Police dig dead man out of snow in Greece after 180 drown in Mediterranean boat disaster
Mr Straw denies involvement in the case and any other instances of 'extreme rendition'
David Cameron's military policy failures mean he must be ruled out of the running in the race to become the next Nato chief, the Tory chairman of the Defence Select Committee has said.
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Sinking in April 2015 is believed to be worst disaster in the Mediterranean since Second World War
Just 16 when he fled his Gambian home, Mamadou Yallow was tortured, imprisoned and forced to bury his own friends’ bodies before boarding a boat to Europe
Crisis shows no sign of slowing as smugglers launch dinghies in treacherous conditions
‘They beat us all the time,’ says man imprisoned after going to Libya for work
Migrant workers crossing Mediterranean to escape kidnapping, torture and abuse in Libya
Girl's family sought revenge after monkey scratched and bit her
Latest tragedes push death toll over 4,600 for 2016 – the deadliest year on record