European mass migration crisis

July 10, 2018 - 5:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has a solution to the federal government missing a court-imposed deadline to reunite migrant children with their families: "Tell people not to come to our country illegally." On Monday, Trump's administration acknowledged it would not meet a Tuesday...
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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini makes a point during a joint press conference with Vice President of Libyan Parliamentary Council Ahmed Maitig, in Rome, Thursday, July 5, 2018. Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister wants tighter criteria applied for granting humanitarian protection to migrants rescued at sea. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
July 08, 2018 - 8:53 am
ROME (AP) — The right-wing interior minister who closed Italy's ports to aid groups that rescue migrants in the Mediterranean said Sunday that he wants to extend the prohibition to foreign navy ships. Matteo Salvini said he would bring up Italy's desire to keep navy ships carrying rescued migrants...
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Migrants sit outside a building after being evicted by police in Rome, Thursday, July 5, 2018. Over 100 migrants, most of them refugees, were evicted from a squatted building in Rome. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
July 07, 2018 - 7:49 am
BERLIN (AP) — Demonstrators are marching in Germany's capital in support of the private aid ships that rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. The rescue ships are encountering increasing opposition from authorities in Italy and other countries. The new Italian interior minister has refused to...
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July 06, 2018 - 3:26 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis thanked aid groups that rescue and care for migrants on Friday and denounced the "sterile hypocrisy" of those who turn a blind eye to the world's poor seeking security and a dignified life. Francis celebrated a special Mass for migrants and those who care for them...
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A migrants stands outside a building after being evicted by police in Rome, Thursday, July 5, 2018. Over 100 migrants, most of them refugees, were evicted from a squatted building in Rome. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
July 06, 2018 - 2:34 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating a special Mass for migrants in St. Peter's Basilica, calling attention to their plight and inviting them to the Vatican as Europe, the U.S. and other countries increasingly close their doors to them. Several migrants and representatives of aid groups...
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President Donald Trump calls out to the cheering crowd as he leaves a rally at the Four Seasons Arena at Montana ExpoPark, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Great Falls, Mont. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 05, 2018 - 6:37 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — In a campaign stop that was both political and personal, President Donald Trump targeted Democrat Jon Tester on Thursday in a bid to get more Republicans elected to the Senate but also to punish the lawmaker he blames for derailing his nominee to lead the Department of...
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July 05, 2018 - 12:30 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's interior minister on Thursday called for the end of the international arms embargo on Libya, saying weapons and migrant traffickers disregard it anyway. Matteo Salvini made the appeal at a news conference in Rome with a deputy prime minister of the U.N. -backed Libyan government...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, brief the media after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Thursday, July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 05, 2018 - 10:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban traded barbs Thursday on the issue of migration, underlining the split within the entire European Union over how to deal with people seeking refuge or a better life on the continent. Speaking at a joint news...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Two municipal workers stand ready to clean an area ahead of the Denmark-France World Cup match at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Legions of migrant workers, most of them are from Central Asia and elsewhere are the unsung heroes of Russia's World Cup, endlessly cleaning stadium grounds and fan zones but unable to watch the world-class soccer unfolding in their midst. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
July 05, 2018 - 5:57 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Behind the veneer of Russia's smooth-running World Cup are legions of migrant workers from Central Asia, who built the stadiums and keep them running, staff concession stands, and clean up after fans who revel through city streets. They are among millions of migrants who perform...
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In this photo taken on Monday, July 2, 2018, migrant women look at a crew's computer aboard the Open Arms aid boat, of Proactiva Open Arms Spanish NGO. Spain's government said Barcelona will be the docking port for the aid boat traveling with 60 migrants rescued on Saturday in waters near Libya and rejected by both Italy and Malta. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
July 04, 2018 - 9:20 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A rescue ship carrying 60 migrants arrived Wednesday in a Spanish port after being refused entry by Italy and Malta, the second time in a month that a humanitarian group has been forced to travel for days to unload people rescued in the central Mediterranean. The Italian...
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