Tag Archives: Sweden

50 Migrants Found Dead on Boat

“Migrant crises: Scores of bodies found on Libya boat,” from the BBC: About 50 people have been found dead in the hold of a boat carrying migrants intercepted off the coast of Libya, the Italian coastguard says. Italian media reports … Continue reading

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Hungary is Hot Spot for Migrants

“Hungary is new hot spot on migrant route into EU,” by Pablo Gorondi for the Associated Press (reposted by Yahoo News): With the Mediterranean Sea becoming too treacherous and other routes blocked by barbed-wire fences, would-be migrants are taking a … Continue reading

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Malmö’s Elections and Migrants

“Malmö migrants highlight Sweden’s election challenge,” by Richard Milne for the Financial Times: On their way to Friday prayers in Malmö, hundreds of Muslims cross perhaps the biggest faultline in Swedish politics. On one side of the inner ring road … Continue reading

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Mobility Partnership Signed Between European Union and Tunisia

“EU and Tunisia establish Mobility Partnership,” from the EU Neighborhood Information Centre: Tunisia and the EU today formally established a Mobility Partnership. A joint declaration was signed by Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Tahar Cherif, Tunisian Ambassador to … Continue reading

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Sweden Demands Refugee Burden Sharing from the European Union Member States

“Sweden Wants Rest of EU to Share Refugee Burden,” by Niclas Rolander and Matina Stevis for the Wall Street Journal: Last September, Sweden became the only European Union country to offer permanent residence to Syrians fleeing their devastated homeland. Now, … Continue reading

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