European mass migration crisis

A migrant child is carried from the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue vessel, after being rescued Dec. 21, in the Central Mediterranean Sea, to disembark in the port of Crinavis in Algeciras, Spain, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The Proactiva Open Arms aid boat carrying over 300 migrants rescued at sea, has ended a weeklong journey across the western Mediterranean Sea to dock at the Spanish port of Algeciras on Friday, after other European nations closed their ports to the ship.(AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
December 28, 2018 - 5:53 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish aid boat carrying over 300 migrants rescued at sea arrived in Spain on Friday, ending a weeklong journey across the western Mediterranean. The boat, operated by the nonprofit group Proactiva Open Arms, docked at the Spanish port of Algeciras. The boat rescued 313 migrants in...
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December 27, 2018 - 9:33 am
LONDON (AP) — British authorities detained nine migrants including children on a beach in southeastern England on Thursday after they crossed the English Channel in a small inflatable boat, officials said. The latest attempt to enter England comes after at least 43 migrants tried to cross the...
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December 26, 2018 - 9:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A private rescue boat with 33 migrants aboard for days in the Mediterranean is appealing for a safe port. The crew aboard Sea-Watch 3, operated by a German humanitarian group, has tweeted that the migrants were rescued...
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This image provided by the Marine Nationale (French Navy) shows migrants aboard a rubber boat after being intercepted by French authorities, off the port of Calais, northern France, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. French authorities have rescued eight migrants, including two children, whose engine failed as they tried to sneak across the English Channel to Britain. (Marine Nationale via AP)
December 26, 2018 - 4:39 am
LONDON (AP) — British officials say three more migrants have been intercepted trying to take a small boat from France to Britain. The Home Office said Wednesday three migrants were found overnight trying to cross the English Channel. In addition, a Border Force vessel was sent to help a dinghy...
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In this Nov. 9, 2018 photo Malakeh Jazmati carries food in her restaurant in Berlin, Germany. After fleeing her homeland’s civil war, Jazmati reinvented herself in Jordan as a TV chef and became known as the “queen of cooking” to fellow Syrian refugees. Now in Berlin she’s starting over again, opening a restaurant she hopes can serve as “medicine against homesickness” for the thousands of newly-arrived Syrians in the German capital. (AP Photo/Jona Kallgren)
December 24, 2018 - 5:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — Tucked away in a former fast-food kiosk in the German capital lies a new restaurant whose owner hopes will provide a taste of home for the thousands of new arrivals who have fled Syria's brutal civil war. After fleeing her homeland, Malakeh Jazmati reinvented herself in Jordan as a TV...
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In this Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, photo, migrants sit in a rubber dinghy after Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO, spotted and rescued them in the Central Mediterranean Sea at 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Al Khums, Lybia. The Spanish NGO Open Arms have rescued about 300 migrants from 3 boats crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe on Friday. (AP Photo/Olmo Calvo)
December 22, 2018 - 12:20 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Foreign Ministry gave permission Saturday to an aid boat carrying 311 rescued migrants to set course for Spain after Italy and other Mediterranean countries did not answer its request to dock. The boat belonging to the Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms saved 313...
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December 22, 2018 - 5:20 am
LONDON (AP) — A potentially violent incident involving four stowaways armed with iron bars on a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary, just outside of London, has been resolved without any injuries. Essex police said Saturday that four men have been detained under the Immigration Act after the "complex...
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Rikko Voorberg, second right, smiles as he talks to activists preparing to drive a convoy of cars and a bus to Greece to pick up migrants from island camps, in Utrecht, Netherlands, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. A fleet of cars and a bus has set off from the Netherlands in a continent-crossing convoy that aims to raise awareness of the plight of migrants languishing in overcrowded Greek island camps and maybe even bring some of them back to the Netherlands. The Dutch group “Let’s Bring Them Here” is on a mission to pick up 150 migrants and offer them homes in the Netherlands. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
December 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A bus and a fleet of cars have set off from the Netherlands in a continent-crossing convoy to raise awareness of the plight of migrants languishing in overcrowded Greek island camps and maybe even bring some of them back to the Netherlands. The Dutch group "Let's Bring...
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December 21, 2018 - 6:08 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A fleet of cars and a bus has set off from the Netherlands in a continent-crossing convoy that aims to raise awareness of the plight of migrants languishing in overcrowded Greek island camps and maybe even bring some of them back to the Netherlands. The Dutch group "Let'...
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Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel, right, walks away after meeting with Belgium's King Philippe, left, during consultations at the Royal Palace in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. Prime Minister Charles Michel holds talks with Belgium's King Philippe as the monarch weighs whether to accept the premier's resignation and name him at the head of a caretaker government until elections are held in May. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 21, 2018 - 6:03 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's king on Friday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel but asked the premier to stay on at the head of a caretaker government until elections are held in May, Belgian media reported. After two days of talks with political party leaders, King Philippe had...
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