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Sweden: Southern EU states offload refugees on north

Sweden's immigration minister told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Monday that nine member states receive 90 percent of all asylum applications. He wants the European Commission to sanction southern member states for offloading their migration responsibilities to others. Sweden is second to Germany in receiving Syrian refugees.

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Polish abortion rights activist vows to appeal case

Polish abortion rights activists Justyna Wydrzyńska was last week sentenced for giving abortion pills to a 12-week pregnant woman. She will appeal. But with a court stacked by politically-appointed judges, her chances of overturning it are slim.

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