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North Africa’s economic woes, European panic compound migrant tragedies

On June 14, the Adriana, a ramshackle fishing boat carrying up to 750 migrants headed for Italy, capsized, and sank about 80km from the southern Greek town of Pylos.  With at least nine Egyptian crew...
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Tunisia gets $268.4 million loan from World Bank to finance power connection project

The World Bank Thursday approved a $268.4 million loan to Tunisia earmarked for financing electricity connection with Italy, State-run news agency TAP reports. The electrical interconnection project known as ELMED is set to provide...
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