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Italy rescues 1,800 more migrants from boats in rough seas

By Reuters | Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:46 PM
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ROME, April 25 (Reuters) - Italian navy and coastguard vessels have rescued around 1,800 more people from boats in rough seas off Sicily, authorities said on Friday, as the chronic migrant crisis continued around the southern island.

More than 20,000 migrants have arrived by sea in Italy though North Africa and the Middle East so far this year, adding to a movement of people which has intensified since the ...

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