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Migrants Are Avoiding Greece in Effort to Reach Europe

The rescue of over 800 migrants off the coast of Sicily over the past two days is emblematic of a new strategy by those desperate and determined to escape their war-torn native countries and enter Europe. An Italian coast guard ship arrived in the Sicilian port of Augusta Friday carrying 340 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea, many of them from Syria and Iraq. They were passengers aboard one of two ships that were spotted sailing off the coast of western Sicily. The coast guard...

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