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More than 60,000 migrants reach European shores in 2017

The organization has also recorded at least 1,530 deaths on the Mediterranean in 2017.

Militants attack Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt’s capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children.

France still struggles to comply EU deficit limits

France, along with Spain, Greece, Britain, will continue to face disciplinary procedures for its excessive budget deficit.

EU urges members to address inequality

The European Union is urging member states to take advantage of the bloc's recovering economy to strengthen public finances.

EU joins African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in climate deal push

The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.

Ivory Coast on the brink of civil after nationwide army mutiny

Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast's two largest cities of Abidjan and Bouake as the military said it pressed an operation to quash a four-day nationwide army mutiny over bonus payments.
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EU urges Africans to demand more accountability from their leaders

The European Parliament has appealed for strengthening of Africa's legislative organs like the Pan African Parliament (PAP).
6000 refugees saved

Italy rescues 6,000 refugees in one weekend

According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), there has been 487 refugee deaths in the Mediterranean as of March 2.
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Growing African repression causes migrant exodus

African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave their homes.

Austerity-wracked Greece refuses more cuts as EU officials call for speedy deal

European Union officials urged Greece and its lenders to conclude a long-overdue bailout review quickly to safeguard economic recovery but Athens said it wouldn't ask "a euro more" from its austerity-wracked citizens.

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