Tag: Europe Migrant Crisis

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini (R) shakes hands with Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban at a press conference following a meeting in Milan on August 28, 2018. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP) (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Viktor Orban: Matteo Salvini Is ‘My Hero’

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban met with Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini in Milan Tuesday, assuring Salvini of his support and telling reporters he is his “hero.”

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Germany Working on Two-Way Migrant Deal with Italy

ROME (AP) — Germany’s interior minister says he is confident of reaching an agreement with Italy for that country to take back migrants who show up at the German-Austrian border after previously applying for asylum in Italy.

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Migrants Aboard Italian Coast Guard Ship Begin Hunger Strike

ROME (AP) — Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth day began a hunger strike Friday out of frustration that Italy won’t let them disembark in Sicily unless fellow European Union nations first pledge to take them, authorities said, in the latest standoff provoked by Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister.

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War-Ravaged Bosnia Struggles to Cope with New Migrants

BIHAC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Not so long ago, people in Bosnia were sarcastically joking that their war-scarred country is in such a bad shape that not even the migrants fleeing violence and poverty in the Mideast and Africa were willing to pass through it.

ATHENS, GREECE - AUGUST 9: Greek special police secure the 2004 Olympic Games zone in the port of Pireaus, on August 9, 2004 where luxury liners have been hired to serve as floating hotels for state leaders and VIPs during the Athens Olympics. The liners will be docked for the …

Nice Teenage Migrants Detained Over Riot in Greek Facility

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have detained nine teenagers in a hostel for unaccompanied migrants, following a riot over allegedly poor food and internet services at the facility.

German policemen check a 16 year-old boy from Eritrea after finding him under a train trailer at the train station in the southern German city of Raubling on August 24, 2017 during a search for illegal migrants on the German-Austrian border. / AFP PHOTO / Guenter SCHIFFMANN (Photo credit should …

Germany Records Steep Rise In Migrants Smuggled In Freight Trains

The German region of Baden-Wüttemburg has seen a dramatic increase in the number of asylum seekers smuggling themselves into the country on freight trains and has vowed stricter border controls as a result. The federal police, who are responsible for

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Spain Picks Up 524 Migrants

(AP) — Spanish rescue services say they have pulled 524 migrants to safety from 12 boats attempting to reach Spain from northern Africa, currently the most used sea route into Europe.

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Report: White Powder Sent to U.S., Israeli Embassies in Berlin

A police spokeswoman in Berlin told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday that a “crazy” man sent letters last month that contained a non-dangerous white powder to the Israeli, US and Czech embassies and to other institutions in the German capital.