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Austria Turns Away Four Times More Migrants At Italian Border

(REUTERS) – Austrian police said on Friday they are turning away four times as many illegal immigrants at the Brenner border crossing as in May due to tougher controls and more migrants heading for northern Europe from Italy.

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Austria Ramps Up Border Controls Around Brenner Pass

Austrian authorities have more than doubled the number of police officers monitoring traffic in the immediate vicinity of the Brenner border, to prevent unauthorized migrant entries into Austria.

BRENNER, AUSTRIA - MAY 07: Riot police clash with protesters during a rally against the Austrian government's planned re-introduction of border controls at the Brenner Pass. Activists protesting Austrian recently-introduced border controls confront police at the Brenner Pass border crossing to Italy on May 7, 2016 in Brenner, Austria. Austrian …