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It CAN Be Done: Tunisia Stops and Turns Backs Hundreds of Boat Migrants at Sea

(AFP) — Tunisia said Monday that naval patrols had intercepted 19 boats carrying a total of 246 people seeking to cross from the North African nation to Europe overnight Saturday to Sunday alone. The vast majority of those stopped were Tunisians, the interior ministry said, with just 29 people coming from other countries. Thousands regularly risk the dangerous crossing from North Africa’s coasts to reach Europe.

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Suspected UK Terrorist Was Released From Prison Early and Known to MI5

Khairi Saadallah, the Libyan refugee who has been detained on suspicion of perpetrating the knife attack in Reading, was released early from prison, was enrolled in the government’s Prevent deradicalisation scheme, and is believed to have been known to the UK’s security services as a possible terror suspect before the attack.

WOKINGHAM, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: A girl holds her skateboard as students lay flowers and pay their respects to the murdered school teacher James Furlong outside The Holt School, on June 22, 2020 in Wokingham, England. Khairi Saadallah, a 25-year-old refugee from Libya, was arrested on Saturday evening suspected of …