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  • A look at the main points of the EU's new migration plan story has photos
    Updated: May-13-15 7:31 am

    BRUSSELS - The European Union will on Wednesday unveil its plan to confront the challenge posed by a massive influx of migrants fleeing war and poverty in Syria, Eritrea and elsewhere.

  • EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-23-15 7:08 pm

    BRUSSELS - Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more than 1,300 migrants over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay the groundwork for military action against traffickers.