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EU's 'migration dilemma'

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One thousand more migrants from north Africa landed in Sicily yesterday, arriving by boat from the island of Lamepdusa.

Italian authorities say 40,000 have arrived this year, Europe editor Gavin Hewitt reports on the growing problem.

EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom considers if other European countries should help with the influx.


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