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Split Over Asylum Laws, EU Leaders Aim to Keep Migrants Out

Hopelessly divided over how to improve the European Union's asylum system, EU leaders are set Thursday to underline their intention to keep beefing up Europe's borders and outsource their migrant challenge to the countries of northern Africa. The arrival in Europe of well over a million people in 2015 seeking sanctuary or better lives sparked one of the 28-nation bloc's biggest political crises. Mediterranean coastal states felt abandoned by their partners as they struggled to...

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