European mass migration crisis

July 28, 2018 - 7:37 am
MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved nearly a thousand migrants attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to European shores over the last two days. The service says it pulled 206 people from 10 different boats Saturday morning, after rescuing 774 migrants...
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In this photo taken late Wednesday, July 25, 2018, migrants are silhouetted as they prepare to spend the night onboard a Spanish Maritime Rescue Service boat docked at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain, after being rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar. Around 800 migrants stormed border fences separating Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco to get into Europe, police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
July 26, 2018 - 8:20 am
MADRID (AP) — Around 800 migrants stormed border fences separating Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta from Morocco to get into Europe, police said Thursday. Spain's Civil Guard said 602 migrants made it onto Spanish soil in a massive assault on high, barbed-wire fences shortly after dawn...
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July 25, 2018 - 1:52 pm
ROME (AP) — A close adviser to Pope Francis has criticized legislation proposed by the right-wing League party that would require a crucifix to be displayed at public spaces and institutions, including ports and universities. The Rev. Antonio Spadaro, editor of the Jesuit magazine Civilta Cattolica...
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July 25, 2018 - 7:33 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's top security official says the war-ravaged country could deploy army troops to help prevent a mass influx of migrants. Security Minister Dragan Mektic said Wednesday that Bosnia won't allow itself to become a "hot-spot" where migrants would pile up,...
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