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Italy rescues 4,500 migrants in one day

Italy’s Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 4,500 migrants from the Mediterranean in the past 24 hours. Italy has become a main entry point for Europe-bound asylum seekers since the closure of the Balkan route.

Deutsche Welle

Migrants: A treasure for Egypt

By Omar Khedr For its 2014 forecasts, the World Bank predicts that Egypt’s economy will grow by 2.4% followed by a further 2.9% expansion in 2015. Endowed with a young population, Egypt has a strong potential to kickstart its economic development programme. In fact, Goldman Sachs – one of the largest investment banks in the …

Daily News Egypt

Migrant boat sinks off Italy, several dead: Report

AFP – Several people were reported killed on Monday after a boat packed with around 400 migrants sank off the coast of southern Italy, Italian media reported, adding that around 200 of the passengers had already been rescued. ANSA news agency said the incident happened some 100 nautical miles (185 kilometres, 115 miles) from the …

Daily News Egypt