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UN chief speaks out against Europe's anti-refugee, xenophobic drift

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon denounced Thursday the spread of xenophobia and anti-migration policies in Europe while on a visit to Austria, one day after that country introduced tougher asylum...

German, Italian ministers envision migrant deals with Africa

The interior ministers of Italy and Germany suggested on Tuesday that the European Union could reach migration swap deals with North African countries similar to the bloc's agreement with Turkey...