European mass migration crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Thursday, June 28, 2018. European Union leaders meet for a two-day summit to address the political crisis over migration and discuss how to proceed on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
June 28, 2018 - 11:40 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders claimed a breakthrough deal Friday on how to deal with the pressures of migration after all-night talks helped accommodate Italian demands for more help. The EU leaders said the agreement would bolster the bloc's external borders and improve the solidarity...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 17, 2014 file photo, migrants scale a metallic fence that divides Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Melilla. Morocco’s director of migration and border surveillance says that his country is experiencing new pressures by migrants trying to get to Europe with the growing clampdown on the Mediterranean route between Libya and Italy. However, Khalid Zerouali also said in an interview with the Associated Press on Thursday, June 28, 2018 that Morocco isn’t interested in hosting a platform for migrants to determine who is eligible for asylum in Europe. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, file)
June 28, 2018 - 3:29 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is seeing more migrants trying to get to Europe amid an intensifying clampdown on the Mediterranean Sea route between Libya and Italy, the kingdom's migration and border surveillance director said Thursday. Khalid Zerouali also told The Associated Press in an interview...
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Maryan Abdullahi, who had been hoping to go to neighboring Ethiopia where their U.S. travel plans were to have been processed, walks with her two sons on the beach in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Abdullahi said she felt devastated after the Trump administration's travel ban was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, her hopes dashed that she could join her husband in Virginia. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
June 28, 2018 - 6:11 am
The seven nations under the Trump administration's travel ban — upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — include five majority Muslim countries, prompting dissenting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to assert that the entry restrictions were motivated by "animus toward the Muslim faith." The administration cites...
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June 28, 2018 - 12:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities are taking the unusual step of seeking leniency for a Bangladeshi immigrant who admitted going to Syria to support the Islamic State group, saying he deserves credit for having a change of heart and giving the FBI timely intelligence about terror threats. The New...
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People protest during a rally about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in New York. Muslim individuals and groups, as well as other religious and civil rights organizations, expressed outrage and disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
June 27, 2018 - 5:10 pm
The seven nations under the Trump administration's travel ban — upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — include five majority Muslim countries, prompting dissenting Justice Sonia Sotomayor to assert that the entry restrictions were motivated by "animus toward the Muslim faith." The administration cites...
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Syrian refugee Mahmoud Mansour, sitting with his daughters Sahar, 5, and Ruba, 11, holds documents for his U.S. resettlement application at his rented apartment in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Mansour who had been tapped for possible resettlement to the United States says his hopes have been crushed for good by the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a Trump administration travel ban for Syria and four other Muslim-majority countries. (AP Photo/Omar Akour)
June 27, 2018 - 9:19 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Syrian refugee who had been tapped for possible resettlement to the United States says his hopes have been squashed for good by the Supreme Court decision to uphold a Trump administration travel ban for Syria and four other Muslim-majority countries. Mahmoud Mansour, 44, a...
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June 27, 2018 - 3:58 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a vehicle carrying 10 migrants has crashed in rainfall on a highway in northern Greece, killing two and injuring the other eight. Police said the 10, including two children, were believed to have crossed the Greek-Turkish border recently, and were...
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Protesters hold up signs and call out against the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban outside the the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 26, 2018 - 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries Tuesday, the conservative majority taking his side in a major ruling supporting his presidential power. A dissenting liberal justice said the court was making a...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with and goes to hug Pope Francis at the end of their private audience, at the Vatican, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (Alessandra Tarantino/Pool Photo via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 11:58 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and French President Emmanuel Macron held lengthy private talks at the Vatican Tuesday to discuss migration issues and reflect together on prospects for Europe, amid growing challenges to the continent's unity. Tensions in the European Union over how to share the...
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Migrants disembark from the Danish-flagged container ship Alexander Maersk at the Sicilian port of Pozzallo, southern Italy, early Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The Maersk, with more than 100. migrants on board, had remained off the coast of Pozzallo for days after taking part in a rescue Thursday of migrants leaving Libya on smugglers' boats. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
June 26, 2018 - 9:48 am
MILAN (AP) — A German aid ship carrying more than 200 migrants headed toward Malta after Italy agreed Tuesday to take in some of the passengers, ending Europe's second impasse this month over the people rescued off Libya's coast by private humanitarian groups. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said...
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