European mass migration crisis

February 16, 2019 - 11:40 am
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they've broken up a criminal ring of migrant smugglers and filed charges against 21 people, including a police officer, for illegal trafficking. Police said Saturday they raided 20 locations in four cities, including the capital, Skopje,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005 file photo, British author Andrea Levy at home in north London. Levy has died after suffering from cancer in recent years. She was 62. Georgina Moore of Tinder Press said Levy died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 after having been “ill for some time.” (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
February 15, 2019 - 9:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-World War II generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from cancer. One of the first black British authors to achieve both critical and...
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Pallbearers carry the casket of homicide victim Valerie Reyes into her funeral mass at St. Gabriel's Church in New Rochelle, N.Y. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Reyes, 24, of New Rochelle, N.Y., was found in a suitcase in Greenwich, Conn. on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Police arrested Javier da Silva, of Queens, N.Y., in connection with the killing. (Tyler Sizemore/Heast Connecticut Media)
February 13, 2019 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal immigration authorities say a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in a suitcase in Connecticut is a citizen of Portugal and is in the U.S. illegally. Officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Wednesday that Javier Da Silva Rojas...
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attend a debate on the future Europe at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019. France recalled its ambassador to Italy last week in the two EU countries' biggest diplomatic dispute since World War II. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
February 12, 2019 - 5:42 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte demanded "authentic" solidarity from Italy's European Union partners on the issue of migrants Tuesday, but drew sharp barbs himself from EU lawmakers for refusing to join a united European stand on Venezuela and over Italy's nasty spat with France...
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February 12, 2019 - 4:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage says he's been granted bond for release from federal immigration custody. Immigration attorney Charles Kuck said the bond was granted too late Tuesday for Abraham-Joseph to be released right away. He said he anticipates the rapper, whose...
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February 12, 2019 - 3:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was released on bond Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, his lawyers said. The rapper, whose given name is She'yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested during a targeted immigration operation early on Feb. 3...
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February 12, 2019 - 7:50 am
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says 13,000 people have fled renewed fighting and violence in parts of South Sudan in recent days, many into neighboring Congo. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees cites a "surge" of arrivals into Congo's Ituri province since clashes erupted Jan...
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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, right, shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the ministry in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, February 11, 2019. Pompeo is on an official visit to Hungary. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 1:43 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that America might be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe and elsewhere if countries continue to do business with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. Pompeo made the comments in Budapest on the first...
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February 11, 2019 - 1:04 pm
Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit filed late Sunday in federal court in San Francisco alleges that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's decision to...
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February 11, 2019 - 11:26 am
ROME (AP) — An Italian aid group is reporting that a migrant smuggling ship with an estimated 150 people on board is in distress off Libya. The Mediterranea Saving Humans group, which monitors migrant rescues, said Monday on Twitter that it heard about a distress call from a boat near Al Khoms,...
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