European mass migration crisis

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
In this photo taken on Saturday, March 24, 2018, people hold banners during the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march in Birmingham, England. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, John Meighan envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence _ to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. It didn’t quite work out that way, as the Football Lads Alliance found itself drawn into the orbit of Britain’s growing far-right. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
June 03, 2018 - 7:24 am
LONDON (AP) — John Meighan had a dream. A property manager and fan of the soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, he envisioned a group bringing together working-class people who felt excluded from political influence — to stand up in opposition, not to Muslims or Islam, but to extremism. They would be...
Read More
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte is greeted by citizens on the occasion of the celebrations for Italy's Republic Day, in Rome Saturday, June 2, 2018. At an oath-taking ceremony in the presidential palace atop Quirinal Hill, the new premier, political novice Giuseppe Conte, and his 18 Cabinet ministers pledged their loyalty to the Italian republic and to the nation's post-war constitution in front of President Sergio Mattarella. (Fabio Frustaci/ANSA via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 2:30 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-filled military parade Saturday — and then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants. "The free ride is over," League leader Matteo Salvini, Italy's new interior...
Read More
Italian President Sergio Mattarella, left, shakes hands with Premier Giuseppe Conte during the swearing-in ceremony for Italy's new government at Rome's Quirinale Presidential Palace, Friday, June 1, 2018. Italy's president is swearing in western Europe's first populist government, featuring a mix of anti-establishment and right-wing ministers along with some experienced figures who have served in previous governments. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 01, 2018 - 11:29 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's president swore in western Europe's first populist government Friday, featuring a mix of anti-establishment and right-wing ministers who have promised an "Italy first" agenda that has alarmed Europe's political establishment. The continent's euroskeptic politicians cheered the...
Read More
Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte arrives for the swearing-in ceremony of Italy's new government at Rome's Quirinale Presidential Palace, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
June 01, 2018 - 10:19 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italy's new government (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Italy's president is swearing in western Europe's first populist government, featuring a mix of anti-establishment and right-wing ministers along with some experienced figures who have served in previous governments. In...
Read More
FILE -- In this Friday, June 20, 2014 photo former Slovenian prime minister Janez Jansa stands in front of the Slovenian flag in Ljubljana, Slovenia prior to his departure to prison. Slovenian voters go to the polls this weekend in a parliamentary election expected to produce no clear winner but could see an anti-immigrant party backed by Hungary’s firebrand Prime Minister Viktor Orban make strong gains. (AP Photo/Matej Leskovsek, file)
June 01, 2018 - 9:42 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian voters go to the polls this weekend in a parliamentary election expected to produce no clear winner but which could see strong gains by an anti-immigrant party backed by Hungary's firebrand prime minister, Viktor Orban. Sunday's vote is formally a snap ballot...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2016, file photo, British labor rights activist Andy Hall talks to reporters at the Supreme Court in Bangkok. A Thai court of appeal dismissed criminal defamation charges against Hall who was sued by a fruit packaging company after he alleged human rights violations at its factory. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
May 31, 2018 - 5:37 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai appeals court on Thursday vindicated a British labor rights activist entangled in a years-long legal confrontation with a fruit-packing company after he publicized alleged human rights violations at its factory. The legal victory for Andy Hall was welcomed by Amnesty...
Read More

Pages