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Italy May Close its Refugee Centres

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) Close to 20,000 refugees seeking asylum in Italy could be rejected from refugee centres as a result of a shortage in funding, warned the Italian interior ministry. A shortage of 60 million euros needed to operate the reception centres could cause the centres to close …

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6,500 Refugees Rescued

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Tuesday, the Italian coastguard said that close to 3,000 migrants and refugees were saved in 30 different rescue missions in the Strait of Sicily on Tuesday. In the last two days, close to 10,000 lives were saved by rescue missions on the Mediterranean Sea. …

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Germany Shifts Position on Migrants

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff)   Over the weekend, refugees on route to Sicily from Libya were rescued by a navy vessel and were taken to Augusta port in Sicily. A total 576 refugees were rescued on the Mediterranean from seven different rescue missions this weekend. The body of a …

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