An injured journalist is helped after he was reportedly hit by a tear gas canister fired by police in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on March 9, 2024. - Sporadic gunfire rang out in Port-au-Prince late March 8, an AFP correspondent there heard, as residents desperately sought shelter amid the recent explosion of gang violence in the Haitian capital. (Photo by Clarens SIFFROY / AFP)

Haiti capital a ‘city under siege’ amid spasm of gang violence

Residents of Haiti's capital scrambled for safety on Saturday following the latest spasm of gang violence, with a UN group warning of a "city under siege" after armed attackers targeted the presidential
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An IOM staff welcomes a returning migrants from Libya. Credit: IOM/François-Xavier Ada 2022

UN says 2023 was deadliest year for migrants in a decade

At least 8,565 people died on migration routes worldwide in 2023, making it the deadliest year since records began a decade ago, the UN's International Organization for Migration said Wednesday.
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