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EU to Launch “Frontex Plus”

“EU to help Italy rescue migrants at sea,” by Nina Hasse for Deutsche-Welle: Initially, the new mission, dubbed “Frontex Plus”, will supplement Italian efforts in the Mediterranean Sea to rescue migrants, the EU’s Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström said … Continue reading

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Italian Navy Rescues Hundreds of Migrants

“Italian Navy Rescues Hundreds of Migrants,” by Liam Moloney for the Wall Street Journal: The Italian navy said it rescued hundreds of migrants on rickety boats before dawn Thursday as the government ruled out winding down a military operation set … Continue reading

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Italy Rescues 5,200 Migrants

“Italy rescues 5,200 boat migrants since Thursday, three dead,” by Steve Scherer for Reuters: Italy has rescued about 5,200 men, women and children and recovered three dead bodies from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea since early Thursday. Calm seas … Continue reading

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Italy Reassures Migrants, But Calls on Europe Union for Assistance

“Italy tells migrants ‘Welcome, you’re safe,’ tells EU to help more,” by Steve Scherer for Reuters (reposted by Euronews): As night approached one evening in early May, 40 miles off the Libyan coast, Captain Aldo Dolfini trained his binoculars on … Continue reading

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