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17th Oct 2017

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Migrants storm Spanish enclave of Ceuta

Some 700 migrants on Friday attempted to scale a six-metre security fence that separates Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. Government officials in Ceuta say some 500 made it into Spanish territory. Many are hoping to either seek asylum or work in mainland Europe. Authorities told The Associated Press at least two were injured in the attempt as well as 11 police officers.

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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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