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European migrant crisis

Romanian border guards discover 48 Iraqi citizens hidden away in a truck that officially was transporting boxes of chocolate - AP

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Number of migrants arriving in Italy by boat rose nearly 18% in 2016, interior ministry says; record 181,000 boat migrant arrivals recorded - Reuters

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Germany's Christian Social Union party drafts paper calling for change in policies that allow refugees rescued from endangered vessels to remain in Europe - Reuters

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2 Spaniards arrested in Greece for allegedly trying to transport 8 refugees into the Basque Country - El Pais

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Number of migrants who voluntarily left Germany rouse sharply in 2016 to around 55,000, state newspaper reports - Daily Star

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Czech President Milos Zeman links recent attacks to influx of migrants, says he opposes taking them in on a 'so-called volunteer basis' - AP

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Czech President Milos Zeman says 'today almost no one doubts the connection between the migration wave and terrorist attacks' - AP

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5,000 migrants are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea this year, International Organisation for Migration and UNHCR say - @SkyNewsBreak

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Tunisian convicted in Italy over deaths of 700 migrants in boat that sank in Mediterranean - BBC News

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EU nations can start returning migrants to Greece from March, European Commission says - AFP

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Europol set to investigate mass migrant drowning following BBC-Reuters report - BBC News

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Italy's coastguard says 1,000 migrants rescued from overcrowded boats in past 2 days, 16 bodies recovered - Reuters

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Libya's coastal cities make up to 325 million euros ($346 million) each year from people smuggling, head of EU military task force in the Mediterranean says - AP

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Putin tells Federal Assembly in annual speech that even the wealthiest nations have conflicts, such as the European migrant crisis - RT

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Apparent Molotov cocktail attack damages facade of refugee shelter in Himberg, Austria, police say; no injuries - Heute

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Turkish leader threatens to open migrant floodgate to Europe - AP

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German foreign ministry spokesperson says it is in the interests of EU and Turkey to stick to migrants agreement - Reuters

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More: Kurtulmus says Ankara will end migrants deal with EU if visa liberalization not forthcoming - Reuters

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7 suspected migrants have been found on a boat at Folkestone Harbour, Kent, England, Kent Police say - @SkyNewsBreak

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Turkey's Erdogan says he's been 'disillusioned' by President Obama administration's handling of Middle East refugee crisis - AP

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