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Today's news

Italy has opened up its civil service for refugees to participate. The Czech Republic has ended its involvement in an EU migrant relocation scheme and DW takes a look at the deportation system in Germany. All this and more in today's roundup .

Italy opens national service for refugees: The Italian government will open its national civil service activities to refugees and humanitarian protection holders. The services were previously available only to Italian citizens. Click here  to read more. 

Czech Republic stops taking in migrants under EU relocation program: The Czech Republic on Monday has announced it would stop taking in asylum seekers under the EU relocation program. Other countries in Eastern Europe have also refused to accept refugees despite the joint EU-agreement to ease the situation in Italy and Greece. Click here to find out more.

Things to know about deportations in Germany: Who orders and who carries out deportations? And why do some people who get told to leave get to stay anyway? DW untangles Germany's complex and multilayered rules about who can be deported under what circumstances. Click here to read more

Egypt cops nab new suspect in 200-death migrant boat tragedy: Authorities in Egypt's Beheira governorate have arrested a new suspect in relation to the capsizing of a boat filled with illegal migrants last summer. Over 200 people died in the tragedy. Click here  to read more.


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