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Italians Detain Migrant Smugglers Who Planned Jihadi Transport

ROME (AP) — Authorities in Sicily say they have detained 15 people accused of running a high-end migrant smuggling racket that planned to bring to Italy even people sought by Tunisian authorities for alleged links to jihadist groups.

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EU’s Mediterranean Naval Operation Ferries Migrants to Europe

After nine months of “Operation Sophia”, a damning report has revealed that the naval operation David Cameron promised would “smash” the gangs smuggling migrants to Europe has not just failed but is actively helping the criminal gangs. Operating outside European

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‘Suitcase Boy’ Smuggled into Spain Gets One-Year Pass to Canary Islands

An eight-year-old boy whose father allegedly attempted to smuggle him into Spain from Africa in a suitcase has been reunited with his mother, Spanish authorities say, in the Spanish territory of the Canary Islands. He will be allowed to stay for one year, despite entering the country illegally.