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‘Not my problem’: 600 migrants stranded at sea as Italy and Malta bicker

By France 24
11 June 2018   |   11:10 am
A migrant rescue boat carrying 600 people is stranded in the Mediterranean as Italy and Malta fight over who is responsible for their wellbeing.

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