European mass migration crisis

President Donald Trump calls out to the cheering crowd as he leaves a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 9:37 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — In a campaign stop that was both political and personal, President Donald Trump targeted Democrat Jon Tester on Thursday in a bid to get more Republicans elected to the Senate but also to punish the lawmaker he blames for derailing his nominee to lead the Department of...
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July 05, 2018 - 3:30 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's interior minister on Thursday called for the end of the international arms embargo on Libya, saying weapons and migrant traffickers disregard it anyway. Matteo Salvini made the appeal at a news conference in Rome with a deputy prime minister of the U.N. -backed Libyan government...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, brief the media after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Thursday, July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 05, 2018 - 1:07 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban traded barbs Thursday on the issue of migration, underlining the split within the entire European Union over how to deal with people seeking refuge or a better life on the continent. Speaking at a joint news...
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Germany Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a debate of the German parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Thursday, July 5, 2018. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 7:58 am
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 1:55 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban are underlining their differences on the issue of migration, but say they are willing to keep talking. Merkel told reporters...
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In this photo taken on Monday, July 2, 2018, migrant women look at a crew's computer aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO. Spain's government said Barcelona will be the docking port for the aid boat traveling with 60 migrants rescued on Saturday in waters near Libya and rejected by both Italy and Malta. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
July 04, 2018 - 12:20 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A rescue ship carrying 60 migrants arrived Wednesday in a Spanish port after being refused entry by Italy and Malta, the second time in a month that a humanitarian group has been forced to travel for days to unload people rescued in the central Mediterranean. The Italian...
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Two activists sit on top of the 60-meter (197-feet) monument Christopher Columbus tower after placing a vest with the words "Open Arms" on the statue in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, June 4, 2018. Activists in Barcelona have dressed in an orange life-vest a statue of 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus to turn attention to the loss of life of migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
July 04, 2018 - 7:32 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Activists in Barcelona have dressed a statue of 15th-century explorer Christopher Columbus in an orange life-vest to draw attention to the loss of migrant and refugee lives in the Mediterranean Sea. Two...
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This undated photo provided by Recep Seran shows his daughter Ruya Kadir. The 3-year-old Idaho girl who was stabbed at her birthday party died Monday, July 2, 2018, two days after a man invaded the celebration and attacked nine people with a knife, authorities said. (Courtesy of Recep Seran via AP)
July 04, 2018 - 2:46 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Little Ruya Kadir had sparkling eyes, a few basic belongings and not much else when she arrived in Boise, Idaho more than two years ago. But at just six months old, she had the most important thing: A mother who loved her so fiercely that she left behind her homeland, her...
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In this photo taken on Monday, July 2, 2018, Guillermo Cañardo, chief of mission, and Marco Martinez Esteban, captain of the Open Arms boat, watch cartoons on a computer next to Khingsley Dokowada, 9, of Central African Republic, aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO. Spain's government said Barcelona will be the docking port for the aid boat traveling with 60 migrants rescued on Saturday in waters near Libya and rejected by both Italy and Malta. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
July 03, 2018 - 2:46 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy is supplying Libya with 12 naval boats, as migrant deaths at sea mount in the waters near the North African nation. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday the vessels include 10 patrol boats, aimed at "strengthening the patrol activity of the Libyan coast." The Italians will...
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July 03, 2018 - 9:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say a 20-year-old Iraqi asylum-seeker who has admitted killing a 14-year-old girl in a case that has fueled a debate over the country's immigration policies is also suspected of raping an 11-year-old. Wiesbaden prosecutors said Tuesday that Ali Bashar, who's in...
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Terror suspect Beate Zschaepe stands in the court room in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Zschaepe has been on trial since May 2013 as an alleged accomplice in a series of racially motivated murders by a neo-Nazi terrorist cell of the so-called National Socialist Underground (NSU) across Germany. (Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP, Pool)
July 03, 2018 - 8:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — The main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi murder trial used her closing statement Tuesday to appeal to judges not to hold her responsible for a string of killings that shocked Germany and prompted a debate about institutional racism in the country's police and security services...
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