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Libya Struggles With Massive Boat People Crisis

Libyan officials suspect there could be up to a million illegal immigrants in the country planning to board smugglers’ boats for the perilous sea-crossing to Italy. They also say the North African country, ensnared in civil conflict, can’t cope. At a crowded detention center in the Libyan capital, Collins, a 30-year-old construction worker, sheds tears as he talks over the noise. “They give us food, [but] I want to go back to Ghana, I love my country," he says. "I just...

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