European mass migration crisis

Migrant people after they spent third night at the border crossing in Maljevac, Bosnia, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. About 150 people have gathered at the border between Bosnia and Croatia, hoping for the European border to open for people fleeing war and poverty. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
October 27, 2018 - 11:54 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Migrants camping on Bosnia's border with European Union member Croatia say they are launching a hunger strike. Several dozen migrants have stayed out in the open for days insisting that Croatia let them in. They have...
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October 27, 2018 - 8:14 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved over 350 migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea. The service says it pulled 359 people from seven small boats its rescue craft intercepted in waters between Spain and the coast of northern Africa on Saturday...
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A migrants girl holds a banner as migrants stand at a road blockade near the border crossing with Croatia, in Maljevac, Bosnia, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Bosnian police blocked hundreds of migrants from crossing into European Union member Croatia on Tuesday, reflecting tensions as the war-ravaged country struggles with the influx. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
October 25, 2018 - 7:13 am
VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police say three officers and three migrants have been hurt in skirmishes on the border with Croatia, where dozens of people have been trying to cross into the European Union country. Police spokeswoman Sanela Djukovic said Thursday that the...
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A migrant boy looks on as he travels toward the border crossing of Izacici, Bosnia, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Several dozen migrants, including women and children, have arrived near the border with Croatia after walking for several hours from a migrant center in Bosnia, Bosnian police on Monday evening stopped the migrants before they reached the border crossing in the village of Izacic, in northwestern Bosnia.(AP Photo/Amel Emric)
October 23, 2018 - 6:30 am
IZACIC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The U.N. migration agency says that so far this year Spain has received more migrants via the Mediterranean Sea than it did in the previous three years combined. The Geneva-based International...
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A migrant child sleeps on a piece of cardboard as the group he is traveling with waits to be attended by Mexican immigration authorities on a bridge that stretches over the Suchiate River, connecting Guatemala and Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
October 23, 2018 - 5:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency is reminding countries along the route of a migrant trek through Central America that the caravan "is likely to include people in real danger." The U.N. has estimated the caravan, which has elicited angry tweets and warnings from President Donald...
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October 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
PARIS (AP) — French police have moved into a makeshift migrant camp outside the northern port city of Dunkirk to clear out an estimated 1,800 people seeking to cross the English Channel to Britain. The local prefecture said on Tuesday that migrants will be sent to reception centers in northern...
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October 22, 2018 - 10:01 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Bosnian police have blocked some 200 migrants from reaching the border with neighboring Croatia, which is a member of the European Union. The migrants marched Monday from the northwestern town of Velika Kladusa...
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October 22, 2018 - 3:40 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says coast guards have rescued some 20 people after a boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean Sea coast. Two of the migrants later died in the hospital. Anadolu Agency said the boat, believed to be carrying around 30 people, sank early...
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October 21, 2018 - 3:59 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Greek police say 11 migrants and one trafficker have been injured when the SUV that was carrying them at high speed overturned on a highway in northern Greece. Police say the car, which was carrying the migrants from...
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People attend a demonstration called "heart instead of hounding" to protest against a far right PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, eastern Germany, Sunday, Oct.21, 2018. (Oliver Killig/dpa via AP)
October 21, 2018 - 1:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden. Mainstream parties, labor unions and civil society groups staged a march with the slogan "heart not hatred." PEGIDA, whose name stands for Patriotic...
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