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Macron backs Merkel in German row over migrants

Macron backs Merkel in German row over migrantsFrench President Emmanuel Macron on Friday offered his backing to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a bitter row with her interior minister over her liberal immigration policy. “Countries are committed to the paths taken by their heads of state or government,” he told reporters. “Germany also has a head of government,” he said of Merkel, saying it was she who was “responsible before her people and her parliament”.



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Italy's Far-Right Government Leaves Hundreds Of Migrants Stranded At Sea

Italy's Far-Right Government Leaves Hundreds Of Migrants Stranded At SeaItaly's new hard-line interior minister prevented a rescue ship carrying 629



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Italy, Malta must allow disembarkation of stranded migrants: UN

Italy, Malta must allow disembarkation of stranded migrants: UNSome 629 people, including pregnant women and scores of children, were saved by SOS Mediterranean Saturday and are stuck aboard the French NGO’s ship Aquarius, which is currently between Malta and Sicily waiting for a secure port. Malta on Sunday reiterated its refusal to accept the ship, ignoring calls from Rome.



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The Mali 'Spider-Man' Was Offered French Citizenship. What About the Muslim Migrants Who Aren't Superheroes?

The Mali 'Spider-Man' Was Offered French Citizenship. What About the Muslim Migrants Who Aren't Superheroes?The coverage of Malian migrant Mamoudou Gassama reveals a great deal about our attitude toward migrants, particularly Muslim ones



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Spain saves over 500 migrants at sea

Spain saves over 500 migrants at seaSpain’s maritime rescue service said Sunday it had rescued 532 migrants who were attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from north Africa this weekend. Rescue boats intercepted 239 migrants travelling in eight small boats off Spain’s southern coast on Sunday, a day after 293 migrants were pulled from nine vessels. Three of the boats sank on Sunday right after the migrants were plucked from them due to their “poor state”, the maritime service said in a Twitter message.



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US Border Patrol begins processing caravan of migrants

US Border Patrol begins processing caravan of migrantsThe group of Central American migrants have been waiting at the border near San Diego for more than 30 hours for possible asylum in the U.S. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.



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Caravan of Central American Migrants Told U.S. Border Crossing Is at Capacity

Caravan of Central American Migrants Told U.S. Border Crossing Is at CapacityU.S. Customs and Border Protection said San Diego's San Ysidro crossing would not immediately be able to handle more asylum seekers



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Few Migrants From Caravan Allowed To Enter U.S., Apply For Asylum

Few Migrants From Caravan Allowed To Enter U.S., Apply For AsylumAfter being denied entry to the U.S. for more than 24 hours, eight migrants



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Caravan migrants hop freight train in Mexico heading north

Caravan migrants hop freight train in Mexico heading northMEXICO CITY (AP) — The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants that drew angry tweets from President Donald Trump hopped on the roofs of a freight train Thursday heading for northern Mexico.



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Pope Francis: Helping Poor And Migrants Is 'Equally Sacred' As Fighting Abortion

Pope Francis: Helping Poor And Migrants Is 'Equally Sacred' As Fighting AbortionPope Francis issued a scathing rebuke of Catholics who prioritize some church



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