EU free travel in danger as borders tighten, fences go up
Europe / International News

EU free travel in danger as borders tighten, fences go up

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Passport free travel in Europe is under threat as countries reintroduce border controls, toughen security and build fences in response to the biggest refugee emergency the continent has seen in decades. The Schengen open-borders zone uniting 30 countries is a pinnacle of European achievement. It underpins the EU economy, allowing goods, … Continue reading

Poles ambiguous over EU’s, Francis’ call on refugees
Europe / International News

Poles ambiguous over EU’s, Francis’ call on refugees

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands held opposing rallies Saturday in several Polish cities, with radical right-wingers marching against hosting asylum seekers and others in smaller numbers supporting helping those in need. Some 10,000 nationalists and right-wingers marched in the rain through downtown Warsaw, waving national white-and-red flags and chanting “Today refugees, tomorrow terrorists!” and “Poland, … Continue reading

Clinton: ‘Global effort’ needed to help refugees in Europe
Europe / International News / Middle East / Politics

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