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World Jun 11, 2015

Migrants race through Italy to dodge EU asylum rules

Last month, Dejen Asefaw was rescued with hundreds of other migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and brought to Sicily. The 24-year-old graduate from Eritrea, who endured forced military service and prison at home, hopes to be granted asylum in Europe. But instead of applying for ...