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Spain Bucks Political Trend Amid African Migrant Influx – But Will It Last?

Amid the talk of a right-wing populist backlash in Europe following the 2015 migration crisis which saw over one million migrants enter the continent, there is one country that conspicuously breaks the trend. Spain has overtaken Italy this year to become the number one destination for migrants travelling from North Africa, yet there are few signs of any political consequences at the ballot box. The ruling Socialist party has urged the EU to increase search-and-rescue capabilities at sea...

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