European mass migration crisis

Turkish Army officers block the outskirts of the village of Sugedigi, Turkey, on the border with Syria, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Turkey's ground troops entered the enclave of Afrin, in northern Syria on Sunday and were advancing with Turkish-backed Syrian opposition forces in their bid to oust Syrian Kurdish forces from the region.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 21, 2018 - 1:35 pm
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to oust from the area a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responded with a hail of rockets on Turkish towns killing at least one refugee. The Turkish offensive on...
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In this Friday Jan.19, 2018 photo aid workers from the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms help refugees and migrants to disembark from the rescue vessel, at the port of Pozzallo, in Sicily, Italy. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
January 20, 2018 - 7:18 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to European shores. The service says two boats were intercepted by its search craft Saturday morning. One boat was carrying 23 men in the Strait of...
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In this Dec. 4, 2017 photo, people stand in line to enter the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is agreeing to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries The justices plan to hear argument in April and issue a final ruling by late June. The action follows last month’s ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that struck down the travel ban. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 19, 2018 - 3:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans'...
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French President Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May look at two Royal Air Force planes as they perform a fly past ahead of the start of an Anglo-French summit at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst, Camberley England , Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 18, 2018 - 6:22 pm
CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European Union. But President Emmanuel Macron also delivered a firm message: the U.K. cannot keep coveted...
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In this Oct. 13, 2017, filephoto, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 18, 2018 - 11:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. "There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month. Were truer words ever spoken? This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file picture, Kenneth Roth, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks during the annual press conference of the non governmental organization in Berlin, Germany. Human Rights Watch says in a report that new intolerance in countries like the United States is encouraging oppressive strongmen from Russia to China and Turkey. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn File)
January 18, 2018 - 3:32 am
PARIS (AP) — Human Rights Watch says that new intolerance in countries like the United States is encouraging oppressive strongmen from Russia to China and Turkey. The advocacy group's annual report released Thursday says immigrant-bashing and other populist policies pose "an enormous threat" to...
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In this Feb. 28, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump, flanked by Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., gestures on Capitol Hill, before his address to a joint session of Congress. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 17, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. "There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month. Were truer words ever spoken? This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this...
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French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with members of police force during his visit to Calais, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Macron traveled Tuesday to the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, the northern port of Calais, to lay out a "humane and tough" immigration policy that involved better behavior by security forces and closer cooperation with Britain. (Denis Charlet/Pool via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm
CALAIS, France (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron traveled Tuesday to Calais, the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, to lay out a new approach to immigration: help for those who want to stay, expulsion for those using France as a transit point and sanctions for security forces who overstep the...
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President Donald Trump meets with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 16, 2018 - 3:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Sen. Lindsey Graham is blaming President Donald Trump's staff for the president's about-face on immigration that appeared to scuttle a compromise deal to protect from deportation young people brought to the U.S. as...
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January 16, 2018 - 4:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the number of new asylum-seekers registered in the country dropped significantly last year to some 186,000. The figure of 186,644 given by the Interior Ministry on Tuesday compared with some 280,000 in 2016 and a peak of 890,000 the previous year, when the...
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