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Norway Seeks to Return Some Syrian Migrants to Russia

Norway is seeking to return a growing number of Syrian asylum-seekers arriving in the Arctic north back to Russia, government ministers said. About 1,200 people have made the journey this year, up from a dozen in 2014, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration says. The journey is a more roundabout, but legal, and safer, way to enter Europe than by crossing the Mediterranean. But from next week the Nordic country will seek to return Syrians who have lived in Russia for an extended...

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