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European Union Approves 2.4 Billion Euros for Migrant Crises

“European Union Approves 2.4 Billion Euros Funding For Migration Crises,” from Reuters: The European Commission on Monday approved 2.4 billion euros ($2.6 billion) of aid over six years for countries including Greece and Italy that have struggled to cope with … Continue reading

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Economics of Europe’s Migrant Crises

“The Economics of Europe’s Migrant Crisis,” by Mohammed El-Erian for Bloomberg View: As our Eurostar train zipped from London through the Channel to Paris, I couldn’t help thinking about the thousands of migrants languishing on both sides of the Channel. … Continue reading

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Migrant Routes Shift to Balkans

“Route of Migrants Into Europe Shifts Toward Balkans,” by Rick Lyman for the New York Times: The surge of migrants into Europe from war-ravaged and impoverished parts of the Middle East, Afghanistan and Africa has shifted in recent months. Migrants … Continue reading

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EU Extends Italian Coastal Mission Until End of 2015

“EU Extends Italian Coastal Border-Control Mission Until End of 2015,” by Laurence Norman for the Wall Street Journal: The European Union’s executive said it would extend its joint coastal border control mission with Italy until the end of 2015 and … Continue reading

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Traffickers Made $3 million on Migrant Ships

“EU migration: Traffickers ‘made $3m’ on ship to Italy,” from the BBC: Police in Italy believe traffickers made some $3m (£1.9m; €2.5m) from 359 illegal migrants found abandoned on a cargo ship in the Mediterranean. The Ezadeen was towed into … Continue reading

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