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Italy Rescues 4,000 Migrants

“Italy rescues 4,000 migrants in 48 hours in escalating crises,” by Naomi O’Leary for Reuters: Italy has rescued 4,000 migrants from boats trying to reach European shores in the past 48 hours in a deepening immigration crisis, the interior minister … Continue reading

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Italian Prime Minister Makes First Official Trip to Tunisia

“New Italy PM makes Tunisia his first official trip abroad,” from the Middle East Online: Italy’s newly appointed Prime Minister Matteo Renzi visited Tunisia on Tuesday in his first official trip abroad, saying the Mediterranean should be the heart of … Continue reading

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More Than 100 Refugees Rescued by Italian Coast Guards

“Italian coast guards rescue more than 100 refugees from the Mediterranean,”  from Deutsche Welle: The Italian navy and coast guard have rescued more than 100 refugees from a small boat which was facing difficulties in the Mediterranean Sea. It follows … Continue reading

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Lampedusa Dead in Unnamed Graves

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EU Reveals Plans to Tighten Sea Border Patrols

“EU moves to prevent new migrant deaths after Lampedusa,” from the BBC: The EU has revealed plans to tighten patrols of its sea borders and do more to help asylum-seekers, two months after the Lampedusa boat tragedy. A common strategy … Continue reading

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