European mass migration crisis

This picture provided by the Police in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 shows a burned-out deportation cell. Austrian police say six men have been hospitalized with serious injuries after setting alight the mattresses and bedding of the deportation cell in which they were being held. (Police Vienna via AP)
September 15, 2018 - 9:06 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say six men have been hospitalized with serious injuries after setting alight the mattresses and bedding of the deportation cell in which they were being held. Vienna police said Saturday that five Afghans and an Iranian man tried to block the cell door with a locker...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:25 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian lawmakers on Thursday endorsed a center-left government in a tight vote that still keeps the power away from anti-immigrant populists who topped the polls in June's election. The government of Prime Minister Marjan Sarec — a former comedian — bucks the trend in...
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Dutch police officers point their guns at a wounded 19-year-old man who was shot by police after stabbing two people in the central railway station in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Friday Aug. 31, 2018. Police investigators in Amsterdam included an extremist attack as a possible motive for the stabbings of two people at a busy railway station Friday as authorities in the Dutch capital reported that the suspect shot by police is an Afghan citizen. (AP Photo)
September 13, 2018 - 6:07 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — An Afghan asylum seeker accused of stabbing two American tourists at the Dutch capital's main railway station has been ordered detained for a further 90 days as investigations continue into what prosecutors say was an extremist attack. Amsterdam District Court approved the...
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer arrives for a plenary session of the German parliament Bundestag about the budget 2019, in Berlin, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
September 13, 2018 - 3:37 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's interior minister says Italy has agreed to take back migrants who show up at the German-Austrian border after previously applying for asylum in Italy. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told parliament Thursday that a deal with Italy has been agreed but that it still needs to...
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In this photo taken with a reflection in a window of the visitors tribune, German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during a plenary session of the German parliament Bundestag about the budget 2019, in Berlin, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
September 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel assured parliament Wednesday that she takes seriously Germans' concerns about crimes committed by migrants and pledged a strong response, but condemned recent demonstrations as "hateful," saying there is "no excuse" for expressions of hate, Nazi sympathies or...
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Members of the European Parliament take part in a vote in Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday, Sept.12, 2018. EU lawmakers have voted in favor of launching action against the Hungarian government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban for allegedly undermining the bloc's democratic values and rule of law. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
September 12, 2018 - 10:21 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to launch action against the Hungarian government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban for allegedly undermining the bloc's democratic values and rule of law. Hungary called the vote fraudulent and vowed to challenge it. The lawmakers voted 448-...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter, 93, sits for an interview before a book signing in Atlanta. Carter is cautioning Democrats that their path to defeating President Donald Trump depends on independents and moderates. Carter says that U.S. policies on immigration, the environment and human rights will not improve while Trump is in office and that many independents are souring on the current president. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
September 12, 2018 - 12:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter sees little hope for the U.S. to change its human rights and environmental policies as long as Donald Trump is in the White House, but he has a warning for his fellow Democrats looking to oust the current administration: Don't go too far to the left. "...
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Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, center, arrives to deliver his speech at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday Sept.11, 2018. The European Parliament debates whether Hungary should face political sanctions for policies that opponents say are against the EU's democratic values and the rule of law. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
September 11, 2018 - 11:14 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary's prime minister strongly rejected criticism of his government's policies on Tuesday, as European Union lawmakers debated whether to sanction Budapest for allegedly undermining the bloc's values. The European Parliament was debating whether Hungary should face action over...
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People walk past election posters near the Swedish parliament in Stockholm, Monday Sept. 10, 2018, the day after general elections in Sweden. Sweden was looking at weeks of uncertainty and complex coalition talks after the country's two rival blocs failed to secure a clear governing majority in elections that saw a boost for a far-right party — considered political pariahs — amid growing discontent with large-scale immigration. (Soren Andersson/TT via AP)
September 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden has become the latest European country to have its political order shaken by a backlash against large-scale immigration, with voters giving a boost to a far-right party and weakening the more established ones. Sunday's election left the two rival blocs — a center-left group...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, a refugee stands next to a pool of mud at Moria refugee camp on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos. Greek regional authorities are threatening to shut an infamous migrant camp on the Aegean Sea island of Lesbos unless the government takes quick action to improve conditions there. The northern Aegean regional authority says the Moria camp is “unsuitable and a threat to public health and the environment.” (Petros Tsakmakis/InTime News via AP, file)
September 10, 2018 - 11:22 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Greek regional authorities are threatening to shut a migrant camp on the Aegean Sea island of Lesbos unless the government takes quick action to improve conditions there. The northern Aegean regional authority says the...
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