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Posted: February 18, 2014 at 3:17 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Technically, there is no connection between asylum and the fact he committed a crime to come here. But I think his chances are not very high.” Olivier Jornot, a Geneva prosecutor, on the Ethiopian co-pilot who is to be charged with taking hostages after hijacking the plane he was helping fly to seek asylum in Switzerland

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