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17th Oct 2017

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Italy makes arrests over migrant deaths

Italian authorities arrested five people for their alleged involvement in the deaths of over 100 migrants in a boating disaster over the weekend, reports AFP. Survivors said some 110 were tossed overboard, 60 of them stabbed. Another 30 perished in the hull of the boat from suffocation.

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In Iceland: Europe woos Arctic allies

The EU is requesting a status of observer at the Arctic Council, a regional forum in which Asian countries are already active.

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