European mass migration crisis

September 23, 2018 - 3:47 pm
ROME (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service said Sunday it rescued more than 400 people from 15 small boats, most of them off the country's southern coast, while humanitarian groups lamented that the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route...
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September 23, 2018 - 2:27 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a standoff in Germany's governing coalition over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Germany's interior minister says leaders of the governing coalition have reached a deal to resolve a dispute over the future of the...
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September 23, 2018 - 2:09 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Macedonian police say they have detained 120 migrants, in two separate cases, who illegally entered Macedonia from Greece as the number of illegal crossings has significantly risen in recent months. Police said Sunday...
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September 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The publisher and editor in chief of a Greek newspaper have been detained over an article that alleges mishandling of European Union funds meant to improve conditions in migrant hotspots across the country. The journalists were detained following a complaint by Defense...
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, left, and Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, leave a press conference after the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 20, 2018 - 10:59 am
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Thursday to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa, offering to step up economic cooperation and the prospect of a high-profile summit in Cairo as incentives. Speaking to reporters after hosting...
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In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at a golf course in Ames. Collin Daniel Richards, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in her death. (Luke Lu/Iowa State University via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 3:14 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The cases are strikingly similar: Two talented young women were stabbed to death by male strangers while doing athletic activities alone in normally safe parts of Iowa. But politicians who quickly expressed outrage about the immigrant suspect charged with killing runner...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, front, delivers his address during the opening of the autumn session of the Hungarian Parliament lead by Speaker of the Parliament Laszlo Kover, center back, in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP)
September 17, 2018 - 8:37 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister is claiming that the European Union is seeking to take over the defense of the bloc's external borders in order to facilitate the entry of migrants. Viktor Orban, a staunch opponent of immigration, said Monday in parliament that EU bureaucrats "don'...
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Pope Francis is driven through the crowd as a large banner reading " Let's renew the church " is visible in foreground, in Palermo, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Pope Francis is paying tribute in Sicily to a priest who worked to keep youths away from the Mafia and was slain by mobsters. Francis has flown to the Mediterranean island on the 25th anniversary of the assassination in Palermo of the Rev. Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi, who has been declared a martyr by the Vatican. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
September 15, 2018 - 8:45 am
PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Pope Francis is recommending a Christian kind of populism after being attacked by Italian politicians for defending migrants. Francis told a crowd of 100,000 at an outdoor Mass on Saturday that "the only possible populism" is a Christian one that "listens to and serves the...
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Hans-Georg Maassen, left, head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, right, shake hands as they arrive for a hearing at the home affairs committee of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners demanded the removal of Germany's domestic intelligence chief on Thursday following his much-criticized comments about recent far-right protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz. Hans-Georg Maassen's future as the head of the BfV...
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September 13, 2018 - 9:06 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian lawmakers are set to vote into office Thursday a center-left government that will keep power away from anti-immigrant populists who topped the polls in June's election. The proposed government of Prime Minister Marjan Sarec — a former comedian — comprises...
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