European mass migration crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, speak during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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August 30, 2019 - 1:12 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is convening a meeting of his top security officials for Saturday to discuss a spike in migrant arrivals to the country's eastern Aegean islands from the nearby Turkish coast. The session of the government council on foreign affairs and...
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Sub-Saharan migrants walk on the edge of a road after climbing the fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, Spain, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. At least 155 migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa successfully entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta after climbing over fences or walking through a border post separating the territory from Morocco, authorities said Friday. (AP Photo/Cristian Marfil)
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August 30, 2019 - 11:35 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Sixty-two Pakistani migrants have reached the southern Italian port of Gallipoli, in the Apulia region, after being found on a tiny island by the local coast guard. The coast guard said Friday that all the migrants,...
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Spanish Guardia Civil officers cordon off the area as sub-Saharan migrants stand on top of a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, Spain, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. At least 155 migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa successfully entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta after climbing over fences or walking through a border post separating the territory from Morocco, authorities said Friday. (AP Photo/Reduan Ben Zakour)
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August 30, 2019 - 8:49 am
MADRID (AP) — At least 155 migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa successfully entered the Spanish enclave of Ceuta after climbing over fences or walking across a border post separating the territory from Morocco, authorities said Friday. Seven of the migrants clung to the top of a 6-meter-tall (19.5...
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Designate premier Giuseppe Conte leaves after a meeting with President Sergio Mattarella at Rome's Quirinale presidential palace, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Italy's president has given the recently resigned premier, Giuseppe Conte, a fresh mandate to see if he can cobble together a new government backed by the populist 5-Star Movement and center-left Democrats. (AP Photo/ Andrew Medichini)
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August 29, 2019 - 4:54 pm
ROME (AP) — Once viewed as a figurehead who took orders from his deputies, Italy's premier-designate Giuseppe Conte has raised his profile amid the country's sudden political crisis, emerging as Italy's best bet to avoid early elections and derail right-wing leader Matteo Salvini's bid to clinch...
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Designate premier Giuseppe Conte delivers his speech after a meeting with President Sergio Mattarella at Rome's Quirinale presidential palace, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Italy's president has given the recently resigned premier, Giuseppe Conte, a fresh mandate to see if he can cobble together a new government backed by the populist 5-Star Movement and center-left Democrats. (Alessandro Di Met/ANSA via AP)
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August 29, 2019 - 1:58 pm
ROME (AP) — Ex-Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte accepted the role of premier-designate on Thursday in a bid to cobble together a new government of long-time political foes with the common aim of blocking a power grab by Matteo Salvini, the right-wing leader whose anti-migrant crackdowns and...
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Newly arrived migrants gather inside a temporary handling facility in Malaga, southern Spain, early Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 208 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea in 24 hours. The agency said Thursday the migrants were in three boats and were picked up in the so-called Alboran Sea, an area east of the Strait of Gibraltar and one of the most common routes for crossing to Europe from North Africa. (AP Photo/Sergio Rodrigo)
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August 29, 2019 - 11:31 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service said Thursday it had rescued 208 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea in 24 hours, as a senior Spanish official renewed a plea for European Union countries to set aside their differences on the divisive migration issue. Carmen Calvo, the government's...
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August 29, 2019 - 10:12 am
PARIS (AP) — A court in southeastern France on Thursday sentenced the president of the far-right anti-migrant group Generation Identity, its spokesman and a third person to six months in prison for a spectacle-like expedition in the Alps to stop migrants. Generation Identity president Clement...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 photo, a crowd of people attend an election campaign rally of German Alternative for Germany, AfD, party for the Saxony state elections in Bautzen, Germany. Two elections in eastern Germany's states Brandenburg and Saxony on Sept. 1, 2019, look set to bring big gains for the far-right Alternative for Germany party and another blow to the traditional parties that form the national government. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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August 29, 2019 - 3:16 am
BAUTZEN, Germany (AP) — As the sun sets over the medieval towers of Bautzen, crowds flock to the market square. Most are old, white men. A few wave German flags as they gather for a rally with leaders of the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Supporters of the party, which hopes to make big...
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The League party leader Matteo Salvini talks to journalists after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at Rome's Quirinale presidential palace, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Mattarella continued receiving political leaders to explore if a solid majority with staying power exists in Parliament for a new government that could win the required confidence vote. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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August 28, 2019 - 6:52 pm
ROME (AP) — Two Italian political parties agreed Wednesday to try to form a new coalition government, putting aside past rivalry to forestall an election that could put right-wing nationalist Matteo Salvini in power as premier. Luigi di Maio, the leader of the populist 5-Star Movement, said he had...
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August 28, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 6:50 p.m. The crew of a German humanitarian ship carrying about 100 migrants in the Mediterranean has appealed to Malta to help find a quick solution so the ship can enter a safe harbor. German group Lifeline wrote in a letter...
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