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Egypt's Sissi Promises More Jobs to Deter Perilous Migration to Europe

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Monday pledged more jobs for Egyptians to help dissuade them from making dangerous voyages to Europe after more than 160 migrants died when a boat capsized off the country's Mediterranean coast. Rescue workers and fisherman recovered five more bodies on Sunday, taking the death toll in the Sept. 21 shipwreck to 169, with another 169 migrants having been rescued. Security sources and the state MENA news agency initially said up to 600 people may...

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