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New Wave of 4,400 African Migrants Hits Italy in Just Two Days

Amidst scandals of Mafia involvement in migrant rescue efforts in Italy, some 4,400 mostly sub-Saharan African migrants arrived on Italy’s shores between Thursday and Friday. As usual, the migrants were picked up just miles from the Libyan shoreline and shuttled

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EU Fears Migrant Deluge in Spring

With boat migrant arrivals in Italy already up significantly from 2016, European Union (EU) officials fear a deluge when Winter gives way to Spring.

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Frontex: 23,000 Migrants Reached Italy In August

BRUSSELS, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Some 23,000 irregular migrants arrived in Italy in August, the European Union’s border agency said on Thursday, most crossing the Mediterranean on what has become the main immigration route into Europe.

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EU Border Agency: 23,000 Migrants Reached Italy in August

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Some 23,000 irregular migrants arrived in Italy in August, the European Union’s border agency said on Thursday, most crossing the Mediterranean on what has become the main immigration route into Europe. The vast majority of the 117,900

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Warm Weather Brings Thousands More Migrants to Italy’s Shores

Favorable weather conditions have brought about a significant increase in the number of migrant-laden rafts and barges setting out from North Africa to Italy, with several thousand being rescued in the Strait of Sicily over the past two days.

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1,200-Plus Migrants Stuck At Serbia-Hungary Border

Over 1,200 migrants have massed on the Serbian-Hungarian border as many fear the area could turn into another Idomeni-style migrant camp. The Balkan route continues to see more migrants crossing into Europe but now due to the stricter regulations by the Hungarian

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More Than Half a Million Migrants Have Entered Europe This Year

A new report from the European Union has revealed that over half a million migrants have entered Europe in 2016, 226,000 of them are in Germany. The media and politicians across Europe have been downplaying the number of migrants coming

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More Than 4,500 Migrants Arrive In Italy In Single Day

ROME (AFP) – More than 4,500 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Tuesday in 30 separate operations in the Strait of Sicily, said Italy’s coastguard, which coordinated the missions. More than 1,100 people were saved by a single Italian coastguard patrol vessel