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Italian Coast Guard ship Diciotti

Germany Working on Two-Way Migrant Deal with Italy

ROME (AP) — Germany’s interior minister says he is confident of reaching an agreement with Italy for that country to take back migrants who show up at the German-Austrian border after previously applying for asylum in Italy.

ATHENS, GREECE - AUGUST 9: Greek special police secure the 2004 Olympic Games zone in the port of Pireaus, on August 9, 2004 where luxury liners have been hired to serve as floating hotels for state leaders and VIPs during the Athens Olympics. The liners will be docked for the …

Nice Teenage Migrants Detained Over Riot in Greek Facility

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have detained nine teenagers in a hostel for unaccompanied migrants, following a riot over allegedly poor food and internet services at the facility.

Pro-European Union, (EU), anti-Brexit demonstrators wear masks featuring the EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Justice Commissioner Criticises Bloc’s Weak Citizenship Checks

BERLIN (AP) – The European Union’s justice commissioner criticized some member countries’ practice of awarding “golden passports” to rich people from outside the bloc, urging them on Tuesday to do more to ensure that citizenship isn’t given to criminals.