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EU Reinforces Naval Operations To Thwart Smugglers

“EU Moves Toward Beefing Up Naval Mission Over Mediterranean Migrants,” by Julian E. Barnes for the Wall Street Journal: European Union member states are moving toward expanding the naval mission to intercept smuggler ships carrying migrants from Libya to Europe, … 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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Migrant Funeral in Berlin

“Migrant’s Funeral in Berlin Highlights Refugee Crises,” by Melissa Eddy for the New York Times: A 34-year-old woman was buried in a Berlin cemetery on Tuesday, thousands of miles from her home in Syria and hundreds from the shores of … Continue reading

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Italian Leaders Vow Not to Shelter Any More Migrants

“Italian Leaders Vow Not to Shelter Any More Migrants Rescued at Sea,” from the Associated Press (reposted by the New York Times): Heartened by recent election successes by an anti-immigrant party, Italian politicians based in the north vowed Sunday not … Continue reading

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Interactive Map of Migration Movements to Europe

Check out the New York Times interactive feature about the plight of refugees and the circumstances that propel them to Europe here.

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