European mass migration crisis

Guests at an Alternative for Germany party, AfD, election party react to the first projections for the German election in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (Martin Schutt/dpa via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 10:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Alternative for Germany was founded four years ago at the height of the eurozone crisis, when opposition to a German bailout of other countries using the common currency was strong. The party narrowly failed to pass the 5 percent threshold to enter parliament in 2013 on a euroskeptic...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his return to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by Trump on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
September 24, 2017 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon his return to the White House in Washington, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Citizens of eight countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by Trump on Sunday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
September 24, 2017 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea,...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiles at the headquarters of the Christian Democratic Union CDU in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 after the German parliament election. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 24, 2017 - 10:18 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged into parliament. Merkel's center-left challenger,...
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Turkish medics carry a survivor from a capsized ship to a hospital in Kocaeli, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. A fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's coast in the Black Sea early Friday, killing more than 10 and leaving others missing, the Turkish coast guard said. At least 40 migrants were rescued by coast guard boats and commercial ships, the Coast Guard Command said in a statement. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
September 22, 2017 - 3:46 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A fishing boat carrying migrants sank Friday off Turkey's Black Sea coast, killing at least 21 people and leaving up to five others missing, the Turkish coast guard said. At least 40 migrants were rescued by coast guard boats and commercial ships, the Coast Guard Command said...
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September 22, 2017 - 12:30 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Supreme Court has ruled that refugees can be returned to Turkey under last year's European Union-Turkey deal, rejecting arguments by two Syrian men that Turkey is not a safe destination. In a case with implications for thousands of refugees in Greece — and others...
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Hamad Ahmadi's brother holds his child in the "Krnjaca" centre for asylum seekers near Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The European Union border that saw hundreds of thousands of migrants enter freely in 2015 has since become a sealed fortress with two rows of fence and closed border camps that the United Nations have described as “in effect detention centers.” (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
September 22, 2017 - 9:25 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When they set off from violence-plagued Afghanistan nearly two years ago, 17-year-old Hamad Ahmadi and his family believed Europe would give them a chance for a new life. They didn't expect to be penned in behind a Hungarian migrant center sealed with razor wire, where...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, speaks as supporters of the right-wing party Alternative for Germany or AfD hold up a poster during an election campaign in Giessen, central Germany, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. The poster reads "Islam is not part of Germany. The freedom of the woman is not negotiable!" (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
September 22, 2017 - 3:17 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel appears all but certain to win a fourth term when Germans vote Sunday after a humdrum campaign produced few divisive issues but saw smaller parties gain support — including the nationalist, anti-migration Alternative for Germany, which is set to become the...
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September 21, 2017 - 12:31 pm
CAIRO (AP) — At least five migrants died and more than 90 were missing after their boat capsized off Libya's western coast, a major embarkation point for the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe, the Libyan coast guard said Thursday. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim told The Associated Press that the...
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President Donald Trump walks to his seat after speaking during a luncheon with African leaders at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2017 - 3:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States as the administration works to re-shape American immigration policy, officials say. Trump has already slashed refugee admissions once since taking office. Now he...
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