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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