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Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase walks free

A Spanish court on Tuesday allowed an Ivory Coast man to walk free, with only a small fine to pay, after his son was found crammed into a suitcase at a border crossing.

Spain docks Ivorian man who smuggled son in suitcase

The heart-rending photo went round the world in 2015, showing an Ivorian eight-year-old boy Adou Ouattara crammed into a suitcase that was found at a Spanish border crossing.

More than 200 migrants storm Morocco-Spain border

More than 200 African migrants stormed over a high double fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Saturday, officials said, leaving some of them and a police officer injured.

Spanish police in manhunt for driver who killed 13 in Barcelona rampage

Police on Friday hunted for the driver who rammed a van into pedestrians on an avenue crowded with tourists in Barcelona, leaving 13 people dead and more than 100 injured, just hours before a second assault in a resort along the coast.

186 migrants storm Spanish border post – Red Cross

The Spanish Red Cross says it has tended to 186 migrants who stormed a pedestrian border post to enter Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco.

19 migrants reach Spain’s coast in 2 small boats

The Red Cross says that 19 migrants have arrived to Spain's southeastern coast in two small boats.


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