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Over 6,000 people rescued at sea on Monday

Boats from European navies and humanitarian NGOs rescued 6,055 people in the Mediterranean sea on Monday. The migrants, including many minors and pregnant women, were on 39 different vessels and were mainly from sub-Saharan Africa. Nine people died despite the rescue operations. Monday was the third anniversary of the Lampedusa disaster, when some 500 people died off the Italian island when their boat sank on 3 October 2013.

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Illegal pushbacks happening daily in Croatia, says NGO

More than 1,600 testimonies of alleged illegal pushbacks of migrants and refugees throughout the EU has been published, collated by the Border Violence Monitoring Network and the Left party — adding to the mounting evidence of abuse.

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No, Bosnia and Herzegovina is not ready for the EU

The European Commission has asked the member states' leaders assembling in Brussels next week for the customary end-of-year European Council to approve EU candidate status for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Doing so would be a mistake.

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