Italy's second 'ghost ship' rescue prompts EU pledge on migrants




 
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January 4th, 2015  
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Topic: Italy's second 'ghost ship' rescue prompts EU pledge on migrants


By Alessandro De Luca CORIGLIANO CALABRO, Italy (Reuters) - A cargo ship abandoned by its crew with 359 Syrian refugees on board was towed ashore in Italy on Saturday in the second such rescue this week, prompting calls for stronger European Union action in the face of new tactics by human traffickers. The Ezadeen, a Sierra-Leone-flagged vessel that had set sail from Turkey, docked in the southern Italian port of Corigliano Calabro. ...

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