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More Than 1,000 Migrants Rescued Off Libya

Rescuers plucked more than 1,000 migrants from overcrowded boats near Libya on Wednesday morning, Italy's coast guard said, the most reported saved in a single day in three weeks. The flow of migrants crossing the Mediterranean in rickety boats from Libya towards Italy's southern tip had been abating with deteriorating weather conditions and as more people chose alternative routes into Europe. About 140,000 have reached Italy this year in boats from Africa out of a total of...

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