Europe Pledges $1.9 Billion to Tackle ‘Root Causes’ of African Migration

November 12, 2015 04:32 PM
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At a summit in Malta between European and African leaders, the European Union agreed to a $1.9 billion aid package aimed at tackling the root causes of migration. Hundreds of thousands of people have crossed the Mediterranean this year, overwhelming many European states' ability to cope with the influx. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.