European mass migration crisis

September 23, 2018 - 3:47 pm
ROME (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service said Sunday it rescued more than 400 people from 15 small boats, most of them off the country's southern coast, while humanitarian groups lamented that the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route...
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FILE -- In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 photo Hans-Georg Maassen, left, head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, right, shake hands as they arrive for a hearing at the home affairs committee of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany. The leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's governing coalition were trying Sunday to resolve a standoff over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief and stabilize their six-month-old alliance. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 23, 2018 - 2:27 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a standoff in Germany's governing coalition over the future of the country's domestic intelligence chief (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Germany's interior minister says leaders of the governing coalition have reached a deal to resolve a dispute over the future of the...
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The Sept. 20, 2018 photo shows human skulls and bones of the battle of Tollensetal about 1250 BC. displayed at an archeological exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin. The new exhibition showcasing more than 1,000 major archaeological finds from the past 20 years shows reveals how Germany has been at the heart of European trade, migration, conflict and innovation since the Stone Age. The exhibition runs from Sept. 21, 2018 until Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
September 21, 2018 - 2:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — An arrowhead firmly lodged in the skull of an ancient fallen warrior, a voluptuous woman's form carved from ivory and the mask of a Roman river god are among more than 1,000 major archaeological discoveries being brought together for the first time. The exhibition opening Friday at...
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz arrives at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
September 20, 2018 - 4:12 am
SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Austria urged its European Union partners Thursday to enter talks with Egypt to help stem the flow of migrants entering Europe from Africa, amid deep divisions over how to manage the challenge. Kurz, whose country currently holds the EU's rotating presidency, and EU Council...
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In this Sept. 7, 2017, photo provided by Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. The former ISU golfer was found dead Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at a golf course in Ames. Collin Daniel Richards, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in her death. (Luke Lu/Iowa State University via AP)
September 19, 2018 - 3:14 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The cases are strikingly similar: Two talented young women were stabbed to death by male strangers while doing athletic activities alone in normally safe parts of Iowa. But politicians who quickly expressed outrage about the immigrant suspect charged with killing runner...
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Pope Francis is driven through the crowd as a large banner reading " Let's renew the church " is visible in foreground, in Palermo, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Pope Francis is paying tribute in Sicily to a priest who worked to keep youths away from the Mafia and was slain by mobsters. Francis has flown to the Mediterranean island on the 25th anniversary of the assassination in Palermo of the Rev. Giuseppe "Pino" Puglisi, who has been declared a martyr by the Vatican. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
September 15, 2018 - 8:45 am
PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Pope Francis is recommending a Christian kind of populism after being attacked by Italian politicians for defending migrants. Francis told a crowd of 100,000 at an outdoor Mass on Saturday that "the only possible populism" is a Christian one that "listens to and serves the...
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Hans-Georg Maassen, left, head of the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, and German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, right, shake hands as they arrive for a hearing at the home affairs committee of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners demanded the removal of Germany's domestic intelligence chief on Thursday following his much-criticized comments about recent far-right protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz. Hans-Georg Maassen's future as the head of the BfV...
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September 13, 2018 - 9:06 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian lawmakers are set to vote into office Thursday a center-left government that will keep power away from anti-immigrant populists who topped the polls in June's election. The proposed government of Prime Minister Marjan Sarec — a former comedian — comprises...
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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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