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Global Europe 20-04-2015

Tusk: The situation in the Mediterranean cannot continue

“We cannot accept that hundreds of people die when they try to cross the sea to Europe,” said European Council President Donald Tusk after a fishing boat capsized overnight off the Libyan coast, killing as many as 700 migrants.
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Commission ‘worried’ over Greece’s ‘inhuman’ treatment of asylum seekers

After the European Court of Justice issued a ruling slamming Greece for mistreating asylum seekers, the European Commission said on Thursday that they are 'very worried' that an EU country was seen as posing a risk of "inhuman or degrading treatment" for asylum seekers.