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Dozens of migrants piled on top of each other at Melilla border fence

African migrants sit atop a border fence as they attempt to cross the North African enclave of Melilla in Spain from Morocco, Nov. 21, 2015. REUTERS/Jesus Blasco de Avellaneda/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RABAT/MADRID, June 25 (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants were pictured lying by a Moroccan border fence, …

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Morocco says 18 migrants died in mass crossing to Spanish enclave

MADRID, June 24 (Reuters) – Morocco said on Friday 18 migrants were killed trying to cross the North African enclave of Melilla in Spain, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officials that also resulted in numerous injuries About 2,000 migrants stormed a high fence that closed off the enclave. This led to …

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Heatwaves in China push electricity demand to record levels, southern floods inundate cities

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, June 22 (Reuters) – Heat waves in northern and central China have pushed electricity demand to record levels as millions of air conditioners turn on to escape sweltering conditions as floods in the south submerge villages and urban residents lock up. On Wednesday, China’s meteorological administration issued orange warnings for high temperatures in regions …

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