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A migrant waits during the evacuation of the "Baobab" migrant reception centre next to the Tiburtina train station in Rome on December 4, 2015. 
The authorities of the Department for Social Policy of Rome announced on December 1, 2015 the evacuation of the reception centre. / AFP / ANDREAS SOLARO        (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Italian Border Town Swamped By Migrants

An Italian town on the Swiss border is being flooded with stranded migrants as Swiss authorities refuse to let them through. The Italian town of Como, near the famous lake of the same name, is being inundated by migrants seeking

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Turkey To Grant 300,000 Syrians Citizenship

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks to grant citizenship to some 300,000 Syrians who could travel to Europe when the European Union grants Turkey visa-free access. Turkey has felt the brunt of much of the great migration of the Syrian

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Germany Fears Islamists Among Wave of Chechen Migrants

Migrants from the Russian region of Chechnya have increased dramatically in June and German security services worry that Islamists may be among them. The number of Chechen asylum seekers entering Germany is on the rise and according to officials in Hamburg


Soldiers’ Union: Only German Citizens Should Serve

A German soldiers’ union has come out against proposed plans to allow non-German citizens into the Bundeswehr which could hamper plans for a European Union (EU) army. The Armed Forces Association, which is the largest pressure group for the interests of soldiers