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Greece Arrests Three Suspected Migrant Smugglers

ROME (AP) — Greek authorities say they have arrested three men on suspicion of ferrying 69 refugees or migrants on a yacht to the island of Zakynthos off the western coast of Greece’s mainland.

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Migrant Smugglers Make As Much As £400,000 Per Boat

A new report has revealed that people smugglers in the Mediterranean may be making as much as £400,000 for every ship that crosses the sea to Europe. The people smuggling business in North Africa may be more lucrative than many have

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Cyprus Official Says 700 Migrants Could Land in Next Week

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Up to 700 migrants could arrive on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus next week on smuggling trips from Turkey, a top Cypriot official said Saturday, hours after 93 migrants landed in the dark on the island’s northwestern shore.