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Italy pledges to help displaced, rebuild after quake

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The clock of the damaged town hall tower is seen in the ancient city of Norcia following an earthquake in central Italy, October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

“We will do everything necessary to put your towns back together,” Renzi said at a news conference after a meeting with Italy’s reconstruction commissioner and civil protection chief

October 31, 2016 — Italy set out plans on Monday to help thousands of people staying in hotels and temporary accommodation in central Italy after the fiercest earthquake in decades struck regions already rocked by repeated tremors in the past two months.  Continue reading Italy pledges to help displaced, rebuild after quake

EU, Turkey strike deal to send back migrants

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PROTEST. Refugees stage a sit-in on rail tracks during a protest of migrants near their camp at the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), near Idomeni, Greece, March 12, 2016. File photo by Nake Batev/EPA
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is now set to formally sign off on the accord at a final meeting with EU leaders

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Mar. 18, 2016) — EU leaders approved a controversial deal with Turkey to curb the huge flow of asylum seekers to Europe, with all migrants arriving in Greece from Sunday to be sent back.

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