European mass migration crisis

June 06, 2018 - 12:27 pm
ROME (AP) — Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some top-notch raw materials: 4,000 meters (4,374 yards) of leftover fabric from Gucci. The initiative was announced Wednesday in Rome, complete...
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte looks up as he addresses the Senate, in Rome, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. In his first policy statement, Conte addresses the upper Senate chamber on Tuesday and the lower Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, capping an extraordinary week that saw the installation of Western Europe's first populist government after three months of political and financial turmoil. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 2:51 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italian politics (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The alliance of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League has won a confidence vote in Italy's upper chamber of Parliament, a crucial step in launching western Europe's first populist government. The...
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, 2nd from right, is congratulated by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, right, as Labor Minister Luigi Di Maio, top left, applauds, at the Senate, in Rome, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. In his first policy statement, Conte addresses the upper Senate chamber on Tuesday and the lower Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, capping an extraordinary week that saw the installation of Western Europe's first populist government after three months of political and financial turmoil. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte declared Europe's immigration policy a "failure" and demanded it be renegotiated as he outlined on Tuesday a heavy-spending domestic policy agenda for the populist "government of change." In his first policy address ahead of parliamentary confidence votes...
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Demonstrators protest against Italy's vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini during his visits to a so-called ‘’hot spot” in the Sicilian port of Pozzallo, where many of the rescue ships dock, disembarking migrants who need to be fingerprinted and otherwise identified as a first step in the process of seeking asylum, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (Andrea Scarfo'/ANSA via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 10:52 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Greek authorities say they have rescued 34 migrants, including seven children, who were trapped on an islet on the border river that separates Greece from Turkey. Police said the migrants, who said they were from Syria...
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June 05, 2018 - 4:48 am
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in southern Germany have arrested two Syrian men on suspicion of people smuggling. Prosecutors in Stuttgart say the two men, aged 31 and 33, were arrested in the nearby Ludwigsburg region. Police also searched 10 premises in two German states. Prosecutors said Tuesday that...
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Migrants wait to leave during a clearing out of a makeshift migrant camp along side of the canal Saint Martin, in central Paris, France, Monday, June 4, 2018. French police have evacuated around 500 migrants, mostly Afghans but some Africans from a makeshift tent encampment. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
June 04, 2018 - 8:15 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Hungarian civic groups are asking the government to drop a draft bill seeking to criminalize their work with asylum-seekers and refugees. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Amnesty International said Monday that the...
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June 03, 2018 - 4:58 pm
MADRID (AP) — A boat carrying migrants toward Europe sank off the coast of Tunisia and at least 46 people drowned, though dozens more could be missing, the North African nation's defense ministry said Sunday. The ministry said 68 people were rescued overnight after the boat sank in the...
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Janez Jansa, right-wing opposition Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) leader, right, speaks to journalists after casting his ballot at a polling station in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sunday, June 3, 2018. Slovenians are voting in a parliamentary election with polls predicting that an anti-immigrant party will win the most votes but not enough to form a government on its own.(AP Photo)
June 03, 2018 - 4:53 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A right-wing opposition party led by a former Slovenian prime minister won the most votes in Slovenia's parliamentary election Sunday, but not enough to form a government on its own, according to preliminary results. The State Election Commission said after counting some...
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Janez Jansa, right-wing opposition Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) leader, right, speaks to journalists after casting his ballot at a polling station in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sunday, June 3, 2018. Slovenians are voting in a parliamentary election with polls predicting that an anti-immigrant party will win the most votes but not enough to form a government on its own.(AP Photo)
June 03, 2018 - 3:32 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The Latest on a parliamentary election in Slovenia (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Preliminary returns from Slovenia's parliamentary election are confirming that an opposition right-wing party led by a former prime minister received the most votes. The State Election...
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June 03, 2018 - 11:25 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on migration into and around Europe (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Tunisia's defense ministry says at least 35 migrants were killed after their boat sank off the country's coast. The ministry said in a statement Sunday that the coast guard rescued 68 others, including...
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