European mass migration crisis

March 11, 2019 - 5:56 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish activist Helena Maleno says Moroccan authorities have dropped a case against her that sought human trafficking charges for her calls alerting maritime rescue services to the presence of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. In 2012, Spanish police investigated what they...
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March 08, 2019 - 6:47 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says that if his Fidesz party is ousted from the main center-right group in the European Parliament, he may seek an alliance with Poland's ruling party. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday on state radio that conflicts with the European People's...
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A member of U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) watches a wounded man climb off of a truck after being evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants, outside Baghouz, Syria, Monday, March 4, 2019. Hundreds of people including IS fighters evacuated their last foothold in eastern Syria hours after U.S.-backed Syrian fighters said they were forced to slow their advance because the extremists are using civilians as human shields.(AP Photo/Andrea Rosa)
March 05, 2019 - 11:30 am
OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria with the push on the last patch of territory held by the Islamic State group (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Russia's Defense Ministry has accused the U.S. military of keeping tens of thousands of people in a refugee camp in southern...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 file photo, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is the first!" Hungary’s populist prime minister says calls for his party’s expulsion from a European Parliament group serve left-wing rivals. The debate in the European People’s Party follows a Hungarian government ad campaign against migration. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP, File )
March 05, 2019 - 4:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Parliament's main center-right group will discuss later this month whether Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's party should remain a member amid anger over the anti-migration leader's latest campaign against European Union leaders. The European People's Party said...
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March 04, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Immigration officials say two Indian men who were force-fed through nasal tubes while on a hunger strike inside a Texas detention facility have been deported. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says the two detainees held at the El Paso Processing Center were deported to India on Friday. ICE...
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Chairman of the Estonian Conservative People's Party (EKRE) Mart Helme speaks at the headquarters after parliamentary elections in Tallinn, Estonia, early Monday, March 4, 2019. The tiny Baltic nation of Estonia has become the last country to see its political landscape reshaped by the surging popularity of a far-right populist party that has capitalized on anxieties about national survival in an age of globalism. (AP Photo/Tanel Meos)
March 04, 2019 - 2:35 pm
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Tiny Estonia has become the latest European country with a political landscape reshaped by a populist party promising national survival in an age of globalism, a development noted Monday in light of European Union parliament elections. Political observers watched a...
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People make their hands in the shape of a heart as they gather in front of Milan's gothic cathedral during an anti-racism demonstration, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
March 02, 2019 - 11:01 am
MILAN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy's financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism. The Milan city official in charge of migrant policy, Pierfrancesco Majorino, put the number of marchers under the banner "People First" at 200...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2015 file photo, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, and European Council President Donald Tusk, left, greet Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a summit in Riga, Latvia. Across the European Union, a three-month campaign has begun ahead of May’s election for the European Parliament, a massive exercise in democracy that spans 27 nations and close to half a billion people. This year could be a tipping point in post-war European history. Some traditional political powerhouses might start to crumble and extremist, populist parties might gain more clout. The next parliament will have 705 seats, since Britain is to leave and won’t be taking part in the May 23-26 vote. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, File)
March 01, 2019 - 6:38 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is seeing growing opposition from partner center-right parties in the European Parliament, a revolt that has the potential to impact upon May's elections. Several Christian Democrat parties have voiced their opposition to the continued...
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Jasmine Grace Marino, of Nashua, N.H., a former massage parlor prostitute, stands for a photograph, in Somerville, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Marino says she was forced to work at sites in Connecticut and Maine for five years by her then-boyfriend as she struggled with drugs and alcohol in her 20s. She's since written a book about her experience and runs Bags of Hope, a Boston-based nonprofit that helps women who have been trafficked or dealing with addiction and homelessness. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 27, 2019 - 6:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — They're nestled amid bustling downtowns and tucked into nondescript strip malls across quiet suburbs. Brothels posing as massage parlors and Asian spas have been part of many American communities for decades, hidden in plain sight. But the Florida prostitution sting that ensnared New...
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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, right, receives Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz at the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (Zoltan Balogh/MTi via AP)
February 27, 2019 - 8:09 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Poland is open to a meeting with Israel also involving other countries from central Europe, after it pulled out of a similar meeting last week, Poland's foreign minister said Wednesday. Jacek Czaputowicz said after talks with his Hungarian counterpart in Budapest that there...
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