European mass migration crisis

President Donald Trump meets with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 16, 2018 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary is the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist...
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January 16, 2018 - 4:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the number of new asylum-seekers registered in the country dropped significantly last year to some 186,000. The figure of 186,644 given by the Interior Ministry on Tuesday compared with some 280,000 in 2016 and a peak of 890,000 the previous year, when the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2016 file photo a migrant reacts as smoke billows from burning shelters set on fire in the makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle" near Calais, northern France. French officials say Monday Jan. 15 2018 France wants to sign a new deal with the U.K. that would involve greater British financing of the costs of handling migrants camped in the northern French port city of Calais. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
January 16, 2018 - 3:23 am
PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron is visiting the port city of Calais, where hundreds of migrants hide out while trying to make an end run to Britain. The northern city, laced with high fences and a wall, is the closest point between France and Britain, with two cross-Channel transport systems...
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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter, the Rev. Bernice King speaks during the Martin Luther King, Jr. annual commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (Phil Skinner/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 8:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Two of Martin Luther King Jr.'s children and the pastor of his historic Atlanta church marked the national King holiday Monday with sharp denunciations of President Donald Trump, focusing on disparaging remarks he is said to have made about African countries and Haitian immigrants...
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Martin Luther King III,with his wife Arndrea Waters, and their daughter Yolanda, 9, during their visit to the Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. The son of the late U.S. civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., and his family had earlier participated in an event commemorating the life and legacy of his father.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 15, 2018 - 12:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Martin Luther King Jr.'s eldest son is calling out President Donald Trump following accusations the president used a vulgarity to describe African countries during a meeting last week and expressed a preference for immigrants from countries like Norway. Martin Luther King III...
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President Donald Trump, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks to members of the media as they arrive for a dinner at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 15, 2018 - 12:08 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. "No, No. I'm not a racist," Trump said Sunday, after reporters asked him to respond to those who think he...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 14, 2018 - 11:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization...
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Faithful dance prior to the Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Pope Francis says while fear of migrants is “legitimate’ it’s a sin if that causes hostility. Francis invited migrants, refugees, asylum-seekers, newly arrived immigrants and second-generation immigrant families to a special Mass he celebrated Sunday in St. Peter’s Basilica. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
January 14, 2018 - 8:22 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defined hostility and rejection of refugees and migrants as sin, encouraging people to overcome their "fully comprehensible" fears that these new arrivals might "disturb the established order" of local communities. At his invitation, several thousand migrants,...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, to travel to Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 13, 2018 - 7:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries. Trump said he was only expressing what many people think but won't say about immigrants from economically depressed countries,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Africans woke up on Friday Jan. 12, 2018 to find President Donald Trump taking an interest in their continent. Using vulgar language, Trump on Thursday questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Africa rather than places like Norway in rejecting a bipartisan immigration deal. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 13, 2018 - 5:57 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. There's a generous safety net of health care and pensions. And although it's pricey, the country last year was named the happiest on Earth. President Donald Trump says the United States should take in more Norwegians, but is...
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