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Migrants from EU boosting the German economy: study

Migrants from across the European Union have made a considerable contribution to economic growth in Europe’s powerhouse, a fresh study by a leading German think tank reveals. But they don’t always get the jobs they want.Workers from fellow European Union countries were crucial in increasing economic output in Germany between 2011 and 2016, a study …

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Spain rescues nearly 1,000 migrants at sea over two days

Despite an overall decline in the number of migrants into Europe the sea crossing appears more dangerous than ever. International organizations will meet in Geneva Monday to discuss the crisis.The Spanish coast guard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. The maritime rescue service said it pulled more …

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Magnum Photos publishes guide on Europe for refugees, migrants

Roughly 1 million people applied for asylum in the European Union last year. A special guide published in several languages now gives them practical tips and useful background information on the history of Europe.Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Belarussians, Lithuanians, Ukrainians, Hungarians, Germans – they were once all refugees themselves. Roughly 20 million people were displaced by …

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Italy rescues 4,500 migrants in one day

Italy’s Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 4,500 migrants from the Mediterranean in the past 24 hours. Italy has become a main entry point for Europe-bound asylum seekers since the closure of the Balkan route.

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More than 1,000 migrants rescued off coast of Libya: Italian coast guard

Ships from several different EU countries have particpated in a rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea. Some of the vessels were part of the bloc’s new anti-smuggling operation. The Italian coast guard said around 1,042 migrants were rescued from overcrowded boats on Wednesday while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe. Vessels from Ireland, …

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Opinion: Europe’s grand challenge – Africa’s future

Africa’s population will be five times Europe’s by mid-century. Will the continent become a permanent source of desperate migrants, or a fabulous investment opportunity? Europe needs to engage, massively. The wave of migrants coming into Europe at the moment has a proximate cause – sectarian war and chaos in the Middle East – but it …

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