Right-wing Polish leader: Migrants carry diseases to Europe
Europe / International News

Right-wing Polish leader: Migrants carry diseases to Europe

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Polish prime minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski has shocked some in Poland by claiming that the Muslim migrants now arriving in Europe are carrying diseases that could hurt local people. The comments sparked a sharp rebuke from some of his political opponents, with one left-wing politician, Janusz Palikot, slamming Kaczynski’s statement as … Continue reading

A look at shifting routes migrants are taking into Europe
International News / Middle East

A look at shifting routes migrants are taking into Europe

BERLIN (AP) — Refugees and migrants are making their way into Europe by the hundreds of thousands, adjusting their routes as some become too dangerous and others are blocked by authorities. Most want to get to Germany, Sweden and other northern European countries considered more welcoming than their counterparts to the south. Here’s a look … Continue reading

The Latest: Hungary camerawoman ‘sorry’ for kicking refugee
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The Latest: Hungary camerawoman ‘sorry’ for kicking refugee

The latest developments as European governments rush to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe. All times local (CET): ___ 12:30 p.m. A Hungarian camerawoman caught on video kicking and tripping migrants near the Serbian border has offered a qualified apology for her behavior. Petra Laszlo says in the letter published in … Continue reading

Clinton: ‘Global effort’ needed to help refugees in Europe
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Clinton: ‘Global effort’ needed to help refugees in Europe

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for a “concerted global effort” to assist the hundreds of thousands of refugees from the Middle East, Africa and Asia seeking refuge in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination said Monday, September 7, that “everyone should … Continue reading

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya’s coast
International News / Middle East / Politics

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya’s coast

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe. An Associated Press photographer at the scene saw workers removing bodies from the water, and pulling a … Continue reading