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Spanish police hunt Morocco flight runaways in Mallorca

Spanish police are looking for 12 people who ran away from an Air Arabia Maroc flight from Casablanca to Istanbul, which landed in Mallorca Saturday after a passenger fell seriously ill. "These people have arrived, not by sea, but in an illegal way and therefore at the very least ... they will be returned to their country of origin," Spanish regional government spokeswoman Aina Calva said on the "unprecedented" event.

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Belgian impasse leaves asylum seekers on snowy streets

Asylum seekers have been sleeping in the streets, some for weeks, in the Belgian capital Brussels - as the government grapples over the lack of capacity to accommodate them despite months of debate over the issue.

EU energy ministers clash amid gas price uncertainty

EU energy ministers met on Thursday to debate spiking gas and electricity prices, and clashed over market reform - with some countries, led by Germany, opposing actions put forward by France and others.

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