European mass migration crisis

Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, right, speaks during the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) meeting at Myanmar International Convention Centre Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
November 21, 2017 - 6:12 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — In a Nov. 20 story from Naypyitaw, Myanmar, The Associated Press wrongly transcribed remarks by State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi at a meeting of foreign ministers. According to an official transcript of the speech released a day later, Suu Kyi said: "Conflicts around the...
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Myanmar Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, right, speaks during the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) meeting at Myanmar International Convention Centre Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
November 20, 2017 - 6:26 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Monday that the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism, as her country faces accusations of violently pushing out hundreds of thousands of unwanted Rohingya Muslims. Suu Kyi did...
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Myanmar's Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, left, talks with Federica Mogherini, right, High Representative of European Union during the Asia Europe Foreign Ministers (ASEM) meeting at Myanmar International Convention Centre Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)
November 20, 2017 - 1:36 am
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on an Asia-Europe foreign ministers meeting in Myanmar (all times local): Noon Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism in a speech that comes as her country is...
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address the media during a news conference about the results of their exploratory talks on a coalition of their parties in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
November 19, 2017 - 8:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the possibility of new elections. Merkel told reporters that the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, Cadet Simone Askew, of Fairfax, Va., who has been selected first captain of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets for the upcoming academic year, answers questions during a news conference, in West Point, NY. Askew earned another prestigious honor Sunday, Nov. 19, when she was one of 32 Americans awarded Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford University in England. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 19, 2017 - 3:36 pm
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen for post-...
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November 18, 2017 - 7:27 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say around 500 migrants have been saved by rescue boats as they attempted the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa. Francisco Bernabe, the Spanish representative in the region of Murcia, says 461 migrants have arrived at the southern port of...
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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, a homeless man prepares to spend the night under a covered walkway of a building close to the Vatican, in Rome. On the morning of Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, Pope Francis will host some four thousand poor and vulnerable people in St Peter's Basilica and after a Mass 1.500 of the guests will have lunch with the him in the Paul VI hall in what the pontiff called World Day of the Poor. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
November 17, 2017 - 1:08 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people — homeless, migrants, unemployed — a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu when he celebrates his first World Day of the Poor in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi. Francis begins the events Sunday with a...
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Women passes by coffins during the funeral service for 26 Nigerian women, at the Salerno cemetery, southern Italy, Friday Nov.17, 2017. The women died last week while crossing the Mediterranean sea in an attempt to reach Italy. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
November 17, 2017 - 1:05 pm
SALERNO, Italy (AP) — More than two dozen young Nigerian women who drowned during a migrant crossing from Libya were honored Friday with an interfaith funeral, closing out a gruesome new chapter in the years-long tragedy of desperate migrants trying to reach Europe and dying along the way. To date...
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People put flowers on the coffins during the funeral service for 26 Nigerian women, at the Salerno cemetery, southern Italy, Friday Nov.17, 2017. The women died last week while crossing the Mediterranean sea in an attempt to reach Italy. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
November 17, 2017 - 9:58 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Catholic and Muslim preachers in Italy have celebrated a funeral for 26 young Nigerian women who drowned in a crossing from Libya, as prosecutors work to contact their relatives using phone numbers...
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November 17, 2017 - 9:25 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos have called a strike and are urging residents to take part in anti-government protests to press for a change a European Union policy of containment of refugees and migrants on Greece's islands. In a statement, the island's municipality...
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