European mass migration crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, with British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, during their meeting at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 5:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump closed out a turbulent 30-hour visit to England on Friday that featured massive protests, moments of pageantry and startling diplomatic backflips as the U.S. leader tried to smooth over controversies on trade, Brexit and his critical assessment of British Prime...
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President Donald Trump with British Prime Minister Theresa May during their joint news conference at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 11:29 am
ELLESBOROUGH, England (AP) — President Donald Trump is unabashedly repeating his criticism of European immigration policies, saying migrants are "changing the culture." During a press conference with British Prime Minster Theresa May on Friday, Trump backtracks on his criticism of his counterpart...
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The Diciotti ship of the Italian Coast Guard, with 67 migrants on board rescued 4 days ago by the Vos Thalassa freighter, enters the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy, Thursday, July 12, 2018. The top security officials of Germany, Italy and Austria are touting their hard line on migration issues, saying Europe needs to protect its exterior borders and crack down on human smuggling. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 8:29 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the migrant crisis in Europe (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says that Turkish coast guard helicopters have rescued 34 migrants who were stranded on a small island in the Aegean Sea. Anadolu Agency said the group, which included at least five...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photo, Nigeriens and third-country migrants head towards Libya from Agadez, Niger. Algeria’s deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two of its top security officials. Officials with the UN’s International Organization for Migration said the expulsions to the desert border Algeria shares with Niger and Mali had all but ended since The Associated Press reported more than 13,000 people had been dropped there since May 2017, including women and children.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
July 13, 2018 - 4:55 am
PARIS (AP) — Algeria's deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two top security officials. The expulsions to the desert borders that Algeria shares with Niger and Mali have all but ended since The...
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From left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip May watch the arrival ceremony at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, Thursday, July 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 12, 2018 - 9:06 pm
BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime...
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The Diciotti ship of the Italian Coast Guard, with 67 migrants on board rescued 4 days ago by the Vos Thalassa freighter, enters the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy, Thursday, July 12, 2018. The top security officials of Germany, Italy and Austria are touting their hard line on migration issues, saying Europe needs to protect its exterior borders and crack down on human smuggling. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 2:46 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to Libya. The Diciotti ship pulled into the port of...
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Activists wearing red T-sirts that symbolize a broader welcome to migrants, demonstrate by handcuffing their arms as they wait for the Italian Coast Guard ship Diciotti, with 67 migrants on board, to dock at the Sicilian port of Trapani, southern Italy, July 12, 2018. The ship is in the waters off Sicily awaiting permission to disembark its 67 migrants, some of whom are accused of threatening their rescuers if they were taken back to Libya. (Igor Petyx/ANSA via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 7:41 am
INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 1:45 p.m. France has taken in a group of 78 asylum-seekers, mainly from Eritrea and Sudan, after their charity rescue ship was blocked form ports in Italy and Malta. The French Interior Ministry said the group...
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Demonstrators hold signs with people killed by the NSU outside the court in Munich, southern Germany, prior to the verdict Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Tobias Hase/dpa via AP)
July 11, 2018 - 2:59 pm
MUNICH (AP) — A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago — a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and...
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Abdulkerim Simsek, center,son of Enver Simsek who was killed in Nuremberg, his lawyer Seda Basay, left, and Gamze Kubasik, the daughter of Mehmet Kubasik who was killed in Dortmund, sit on the podium on the eve of the verdict against the right-wing terror cell NSU in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, July 11, 2018. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 4:59 pm
MUNICH (AP) — Families of the people killed by a neo-Nazi group that sought to terrorize migrants in Germany called Tuesday for an investigation to continue even as the trial of group's only known surviving member and four supporters draws to a close this week. Campaigners and lawyers for the...
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer presents his 'master plan migration' in the interior ministry in Berlin Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 9:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's top security official on Tuesday unveiled his new plan on controlling and limiting migration, which he called a "turning point" in the country's asylum policy. The main goals of the 63-point "migration master plan" include the quick deportation of people living in Germany...
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