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Spain Picks Up 524 Migrants

(AP) — Spanish rescue services say they have pulled 524 migrants to safety from 12 boats attempting to reach Spain from northern Africa, currently the most used sea route into Europe.

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Spain: Charity Brings 87 More Migrants from Africa as Populist Backlash Builds

ALGECIRAS, Spain (AP) — A rescue boat carrying 87 African migrants who were saved in the Mediterranean Sea docked Thursday at the southern Spanish port of Algeciras, but without the welcome offered to previous groups as the political mood in Spain began showing signs of tension about a spike in migrant arrivals.

PASSAU, GERMANY - OCTOBER 28: German police lead arriving migrants alongside a street to a transport facility after gathering them at the border to Austria on October 28, 2015 near Wegscheid, Germany. Bavarian Governor Horst Seehofer has accused the Austrian government of wantonly shuttling migrants in buses from the Slovenian …

Germany Agrees With Spain to Return Illegal Migrants

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it has reached an agreement with Spain for that country to take back previously registered migrants who show up at the German border, a first step toward implementing a deal to defuse a domestic political dispute over migration.

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Illegal Migrant Sea Crossings to Europe in 2018 Break 55,000

Migrant sea crossings to Europe in 2018 have broken 55,000, with Spain outstripping Italy and Greece as the number one point of arrival for the first time following the installation of a Socialist government in Madrid.

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Hundreds of Migrants Storm Fence to Spanish Enclave Ceuta

MADRID (AP) – Spanish authorities say hundreds of migrants have stormed border fences separating Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco. Spanish news agency Europa Press quotes Ceuta police saying as many as 400 migrants may have made it

More refugees have landed in Spain than in Italy so far this year after making the dangerous crossing from Libya

Spain Tops Italy for 2018 Migrant Arrivals

Spain leads European nations for new migrant arrivals in 2018 according to a new report from the International Organization for Migrants (IOM).

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Spain Picks Up 328 Migrants Departing Morocco

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Maritime Rescue Service says at least 328 people have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea despite strong currents in the Strait of Gibraltar area, the closest stretch of water separating Europe from North Africa.

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Barcelona Terrorists Plotted Eiffel Tower Truck Bomb

The 2017 Cambrils terrorists had travelled to Paris the week before their August attack and had plotted to set off a truck bomb at the base of the Eiffel Tower, according to new information obtained by Spanish media.

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Migrants Reaching Spain by Sea Up 120 Percent

(AP) — The Spanish government reports that the number of migrants reaching the country by sea is up more than 120 percent this year as the so-called Western Mediterranean route gained recognition as an alternative way to Europe.