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The Observer view on the Greek migrant boat tragedy: the west must admit responsibility | Observer editorial

Horrors at sea will continue until the west faces up to its responsibilities and recognises its part in the plight of refugeesThe nationalities of the several hundred people assumed to have drowned in the latest, terrible migrant boat tragedy in the Me…

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British Council workers ‘hunted’ in Afghanistan allowed to come to UK

Contractors forced to move between safe houses given green light to leave but others remain in the countryNearly 100 British Council contractors forced to live in hiding since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan have been given the green light to come …

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Revealed: UK has failed to resettle Afghans facing torture and death despite promise

Those who risked their lives helping British government face a ‘toxic combination of incompetence and indifference’Afghan nationals who were promised resettlement to the UK nearly a year ago are facing torture and death while they wait for a response f…

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