European mass migration crisis

June 14, 2018 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments. Now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain. Mark Collett posted a screenshot of a story...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May looks on during a news conference with her Macedonian counterpart Zoran Zaev, not pictured, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia. British Prime Minister Theresa May is urging feuding Conservative lawmakers to unite and prevent the government from being defeated in key votes on its main Brexit bill. The European Union Withdrawal Bill, intended to enact Britain's exit from the bloc, has had a rocky ride through Parliament. The House of Lords has inserted 15 amendments to soften the terms of Britain's departure. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, file)
June 14, 2018 - 7:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staffing shortfalls in the National Health Service. Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said Thursday that the government will remove non-European Union doctors and nurses from...
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Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian Coast Guard vessell "Diciotti" as it docks at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The vessel docked in Catania with 932 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to share the burden. (Orietta Scardino/ANSA via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy escalated its quarrel with France over migration Wednesday, challenging the bordering country to take in more asylum-seekers and demanding an apology after the French president accused the new Italian government of irresponsible behavior for refusing entry to a rescue ship with...
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This undated photo released on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee", shows stranded migrants aboard a Italian Coast Guard boat as they are transferred from the SOS Mediterranee's Aquarius ship to Italian ships to continue the journey to Spain in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy dispatched two ships Tuesday to help take 629 migrants stuck off its shores on the days-long voyage to Spain in what is forecast to be bad weather, after the new populist government refused them safe port in a dramatic bid to force Europe to share the burden of unrelenting arrivals. (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP)
June 12, 2018 - 2:52 pm
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — Italy's populist government on Tuesday lashed out at France for criticizing its refusal to allow safe harbor for a rescue ship with 629 migrants, instead sending two military vessels to take on some of the migrant passengers in the waters off Sicily and escort the ship on a...
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In this photo taken on Friday, June 1, 2018 the rescue vessel Aquarius ship approaches the Pozzallo harbor, Southern Italy. Spain stepped up Monday, June 11, 2018 and offered to take in a rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants after Italy and Malta refused. Italy and Malta quickly thanked Spain's new Socialist prime minister for the offer to receive aid group SOS Mediterranee's ship at the port of Valencia. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
June 11, 2018 - 7:12 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's new "Italians first" government claimed victory Monday when the Spanish prime minister offered safe harbor to a private rescue ship after Italy and Malta refused to allow it permission to disembark its 629 migrant passengers in their ports. The Aquarius, a rescue vessel operated...
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In this Saturday, June 9, 2018 photo police officers guide the suspect Ali B. in front of the police hedquarters in Wiesbaden, Germany. Ali B., an Iraqi asylum-seeker sought in the killing of a 14-year-old girl, has been returned to face charges after fleeing to his native country. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 4:20 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German police say a 20-year-old asylum-seeker has admitted killing a 14-year-old girl in a case that has stirred debate over Germany's immigration policies. Police in the town of Wiesbaden said Sunday that Ali Bashar made the admission after he was extradited Saturday from...
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Migrants line-up after disembarking at the Reggio Calabria harbor, Southern Italy, Saturday, June 9, 2018. More than 200 migrants arrived at the Reggio Calabria port on Saturday after being rescued by the NGO Sea Watch on Thursday during two different operations. (Marco Costantino/ANSA via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 7:37 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service has saved 334 migrants and recovered four bodies from boats it intercepted trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea. The rescue service says its patrol craft reached nine different boats carrying migrants that had left from African...
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The search photo provided by Wiesbaden, western Germany, police shows 20-years-old Iraqi Ali Basar who is suspected of raping and killing a 14-years-old girl. (Polizei Wiesbaden via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities investigating the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl said Thursday they are seeking a fugitive Iraqi asylum-seeker, but released a Turkish suspect in the latest high-profile criminal case involving migrants. The body of the girl, who had been missing since May 22...
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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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