A migrant, moved from a British base, is seen inside a bus at a refugee reception center in the village of Kokkinotrimithia, Cyprus, Nov. 4, 2015. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
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Britain has given dozens of Syrian, Palestinian and Lebanese migrants camped at its military base on Cyprus seven days to claim asylum in the country or face deportation to Lebanon, a government spokesman said Monday.Two fishing boats carrying 115 people came ashore at a British Royal Air Force (RAF) base on Cyprus three weeks ago, the first time in the migrant crisis that refugees have landed directly on British sovereign soil. RAF Akrotiri is one of two sovereign territories retained by Britain on Cyprus, a British colony until 1960 .
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