European mass migration crisis

In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, Bosnian border police officers guard migrants after making the illegal crossing from Serbia by the Drina river, the natural border between Bosnia and Serbia, near eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik, Bosnia. Bosnian border police are warning they cannot contain migratory pressures along the country's eastern border with Serbia, warning the situation could easily escalate and put in danger the overall stability of their politically fragile nation. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)
November 12, 2019 - 2:28 pm
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The chief of Bosnia's border police warned Tuesday that his guards cannot contain the migratory pressure along the country's eastern border with Serbia and that the situation could easily escalate and put in danger the overall stability of the politically fragile...
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November 12, 2019 - 12:20 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek officials Tuesday scrapped plans to criminalize blasphemy as a law-and-order debate intensified between the country's new conservative government and the left-wing opposition. Justice Minister Costas Tsiaras said the proposal has been removed from draft legislation that'...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, right, welcomes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before a meeting, in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. Erdogan is on a one-day state visit to Hungary. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
November 07, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary plans to be able to get natural gas from the TurkStream pipeline by the end of 2021, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday after hosting a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Hungary depends greatly on natural gas from Russia. It now arrives...
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Migrants walk away as police forces clear an area Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 in the north of Paris. Migrant encampments are becoming increasingly visible in the French capital. Police cleares Thursday several thousand people from a northern Paris neighborhood where migrants have repeatedly been removed. They are taken to shelters, and some eventually sent home. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 07, 2019 - 9:26 am
PARIS (AP) — French police dismantled makeshift migrant camps in areas underneath suburban highways in northeast Paris on Thursday, an opportunity for President Emmanuel Macron's government to tout its pledge of getting tough on immigration. Police carried out a large operation dismantling hundreds...
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Migrants wait to disembark from the Asso Trenta ship, as it reaches the port of Pozzallo, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. An Italian offshore supply vessel has brought 151 migrants to Sicily after rescuing them in waters off Libya a day earlier. (Francesco Ruta/ANSA via AP)
November 07, 2019 - 8:32 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Police in Bosnia say a fight among migrants at a tent camp in the northwest of the country has left four people slightly injured. Police say the clash on Thursday erupted between migrants from Pakistan and Afghanistan...
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Migrants wait outside a military vessel after their disembarkation at the port of Elefsina, near Athens, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. The transfer of migrants from overcrowded camps on the islands to the Greek mainland continued this weekend, with 415 arriving Saturday afternoon at the port of Elefsina west of Athens and at least another 400 expected Sunday or early Monday. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
November 04, 2019 - 11:52 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Cyprus police say 131 Syrian migrants have reached the east Mediterranean island nation aboard a boat. Cypriot authorities tracked the migrants' 20-meter (65-foot) craft early Monday off the island's northwestern...
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Candles are arranged in a "39" during a Mass and vigil for the 39 victims found dead inside the back of a truck in Grays, Essex, at The Holy Name and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, east London's Vietnamese church on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. All those killed were Vietnamese nationals, British police said. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
November 03, 2019 - 10:52 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Vietnamese community has gathered at a vigil and a service to honor the 39 Vietnamese victims who died in a refrigerated truck container in southeastern England. The community is mourning the unidentified victims, who were trying to enter Britain in hopes of finding greater...
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The skynet artwork 'Visions In Motion' is set to overhang the 'Strasse des 17. Juni' (Street of June 17) boulevard in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. The art work by Patrick Shearn was made with about 100.000 streamers with written messages and is part of the celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 02, 2019 - 7:56 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister appealed Saturday for European countries to unite in the face of global challenges such as climate change and migration, arguing that unilateral national action is not enough. In an op-ed published in 26 EU countries as Germany heads into a week of...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, The Alan Kurdi rescue ship, foreground, approaches a dinghy boat full of migrants, top right, as a Libya-flagged speedboat, top left, sails around, off the coast of Libya. A humanitarian aid group said gunmen on Libya-flagged speedboats threatened the crew of its rescue ship Alan Kurdi and the migrants it was rescuing Saturday, firing shots into the air and water. Sea-Eye's spokesman Gorden Isler told The Associated Press that the unprecedented incident on the Mediterranean Sea was a "total shock" for the rescue crew, but that they managed to bring all the roughly 90 migrants on board. (Sea-Eye via AP)
November 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The Latest on immigration to Europe. (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Italy has assigned a port where 88 migrants stranded for days on a rescue ship can disembark, following a deal to share them out among several European countries. The Italian interior ministry said Friday...
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In this Oct. 28, 2019, photo, Hoang Thi Ai, mother of Hoang Van Tiep, who is feared to be among the England truck dead, stares off at home in Dien Thinh village, Nghe An province, Vietnam. For many Vietnamese, a job in a Western European country is seen as a path to prosperity worth breaking the law for. But the risks of doing so are high and the consequences can be deadly, as the discovery of 39 bodies in a truck in England last week proved. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)
November 01, 2019 - 4:11 pm
DIEN THINH, Vietnam (AP) — For many Vietnamese, a job in a Western European country is seen as a path to prosperity worth breaking the law. But the risks of doing so are high and the consequences can be deadly, as the discovery of 39 bodies in a truck in England last week proved. The victims were...
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