EU migrant rescue plan to include opt-out clause: Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Interior Ministry said a proposal for the automatic distribution of migrants rescued at sea will include an opt-out clause that Berlin is prepared to use if there are signs the new system is being “abused”. A spokesman said on Wednesday that over the past 15 months Germany has taken in 225 migrants rescued from rickety dinghies in the central Mediterranean. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin