European mass migration crisis

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November 13, 2019 - 9:13 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Court of Auditors is urging the European Union to address shortfalls in its approach to easing migrant pressure on Greece and Italy, and draw lessons from its failures before a new crisis hits. Unveiling a report Wednesday on the EU’s migrant response, ECA official Leo...
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In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, Bosnian border police officers guard migrants after making the illegal crossing from Serbia by the Drina river, the natural border between Bosnia and Serbia, near eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik, Bosnia. Bosnian border police are warning they cannot contain migratory pressures along the country's eastern border with Serbia, warning the situation could easily escalate and put in danger the overall stability of their politically fragile nation. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)
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November 12, 2019 - 2:28 pm
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The chief of Bosnia's border police warned Tuesday that his guards cannot contain the migratory pressure along the country's eastern border with Serbia and that the situation could easily escalate and put in danger the overall stability of the politically fragile...
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A woman walks past banners of Spain's far-right Vox party candidate Santiago Abascal in Torre-Pacheco, Spain, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. The farming town of Torre-Pacheco, heavily reliant on foreign workers, voted in droves for Vox, which has vowed to build walls to contain migrants and prioritize the needs of Spaniards. (AP Photo/Sergio Rodrigo)
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November 11, 2019 - 2:30 pm
TORRE-PACHECO, Spain (AP) — To understand Spain's polarized politics, a visitor to the southern farming town of Torre-Pacheco needs only to read the graffiti scrawled near a main square. Next to a bull's-eye drawn on a wall are the crossed-out words "Go away, Moors" — an old term for Muslims from...
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Spain's Prime Minister and Socialist Party leader Pedro Sanchez applauds outside the party headquarters following the general election in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov.10, 2019. Spain's Interior Ministry says that early results show Socialists winning Spain's national election, but without a clear end to the country's political deadlock. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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November 10, 2019 - 8:39 pm
MADRID (AP) — Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's Socialists won Spain's national election on Sunday but large gains by the upstart far-right Vox party appear certain to widen the political deadlock in the European Union's fifth-largest economy. After a fourth national ballot in as many years and the...
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November 10, 2019 - 4:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German Green party lawmaker with Turkish roots has won a runoff election to become the mayor of Hannover. Belit Onay received 52.9% of the vote in Sunday's election compared with 47.1% for center-right candidate Eckhard Scholz. German news agency dpa reported that it is the first...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, right, welcomes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before a meeting, in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Erdogan is on a one-day state visit to Hungary. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
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November 07, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary plans to be able to get natural gas from the TurkStream pipeline by the end of 2021, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday after hosting a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Hungary depends greatly on natural gas from Russia. It now arrives...
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Migrants walk away as police forces clear an area Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 in the north of Paris. Migrant encampments are becoming increasingly visible in the French capital. Police cleares Thursday several thousand people from a northern Paris neighborhood where migrants have repeatedly been removed. They are taken to shelters, and some eventually sent home. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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November 07, 2019 - 9:26 am
PARIS (AP) — French police dismantled makeshift migrant camps in areas underneath suburban highways in northeast Paris on Thursday, an opportunity for President Emmanuel Macron's government to tout its pledge of getting tough on immigration. Police carried out a large operation dismantling hundreds...
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Migrants wait to disembark from the Asso Trenta ship, as it reaches the port of Pozzallo, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. An Italian offshore supply vessel has brought 151 migrants to Sicily after rescuing them in waters off Libya a day earlier. (Francesco Ruta/ANSA via AP)
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November 07, 2019 - 8:32 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Police in Bosnia say a fight among migrants at a tent camp in the northwest of the country has left four people slightly injured. Police say the clash on Thursday erupted between migrants from Pakistan and Afghanistan...
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Migrants wait outside a military vessel after their disembarkation at the port of Elefsina, near Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. The transfer of migrants from overcrowded camps on the islands to the Greek mainland continued this weekend, with 415 arriving Saturday afternoon at the port of Elefsina west of Athens and at least another 400 expected Sunday or early Monday. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
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November 04, 2019 - 11:52 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Cyprus police say 131 Syrian migrants have reached the east Mediterranean island nation aboard a boat. Cypriot authorities tracked the migrants' 20-meter (65-foot) craft early Monday off the island's northwestern...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, lays down flowers besides Pia Findeiss, Zwickau's Lord of Mayor, left, at the memorial place and freshly planted trees for the victims of the neo-Nazi 'Nationalist Socialist Underground' NSU in Zwickau, eastern Germany, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. The city of Zwickau planted 10 new trees for all victims of the NSU with the help of donations at the memorial site. The cell calling itself the National Socialist Underground allegedly targeted migrants, killing 10 people between 2000 and 2007. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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November 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid tribute Monday to 10 people who were killed by a neo-Nazi group over a decade ago, amid concerns that violent far-right extremism is on the rise again in Germany. During a visit to the eastern German city of Zwickau, Merkel took part in a ceremony...
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