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At Least 140 Drown in Worst Shipwreck of 2020, U.N. Agency Says

NYTimes.com Thursday, 29 October 2020
About 200 migrants were aboard a boat that caught fire and capsized on Saturday, hours after it had left Senegal for the Canary Islands, according to the International Organization for Migration.
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Canary Islands Canary Islands Archipelago in the Atlantic and autonomous community of Spain

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More than 19,000 African migrants have crossed to the Canary Islands this year alone but hundreds died.
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Migrant boat capsizes off Canary Islands [Video]

Migrant boat capsizes off Canary Islands

A boat with 35 migrants of North African origin on board was heading towards the Canary Islands when it capsized on Tuesday, emergency services said. Olivia Chan reports.

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Teleworking holidays: Canary Islands try to attract Europe's growing numbers of remote workers [Video]

Teleworking holidays: Canary Islands try to attract Europe's growing numbers of remote workers

As winter kicks in, some flexible workers are looking to ditch often lonely and isolated home offices for warmer climes, something the Canary Islands want to cash in on following the impact of the coronavirus on its main source of income: tourism.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 02:32Published

Senegal Senegal Country on the coast of West Africa

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Senegalese migrants vow to sail to Europe again [Video]

Senegalese migrants vow to sail to Europe again

A surge of migrants leaving Senegal for Europe in the last few weeks has left hundreds dead at sea and thousands stranded on the Spanish island of Gran Canarias. Soraya Ali reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:56Published

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