Asylum seekers

A refugee stands near his tent in a camp where thousands of refugees are waiting to be allowed to cross the border into Macedonia in the northern Greek border station of Idomeni on Sunday. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

EU looks to refugee-laden Turkey to ease its migrant burden

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders will be looking to boost aid to…

 

A boy of a migrant family sleeps on the pavement, in Athens on Monday at the Victoria Square, where most newly-landed migrants head after reaching the Greek capital from the Aegean Sea islands. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Europe’s crisis worsens: Migrants face razor wire, tear gas

IDOMENI, Greece — Pressed against coils of razor wire and shouting "Help…

 

Swedish police officers perform identity control checks among the passengers aboard the train from Copenhagen at the Swedish end of the bridge between Sweden and Denmark in Malmo, Sweden.  (Stig Ake Jonsson/TT via AP, File)

After 1 million migrants, Europe’s borders are back

STOCKHOLM — Since it opened in 2000, the Oresund bridge between Sweden…

 

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right, speak about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S., during their joint news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Syrian refugees resettled in resistant Texas, Indiana

DALLAS — Syrian families have been settled in Texas and in Indiana,…

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, right, speak about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S., during their joint news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Refugees coming to Germany can expect a roof over their head, a bed to sleep in and three meals a day. But with authorities struggling to find housing for tens of thousands of people each month, many new arrivals will find their lodgings a squeeze. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)

German states lower housing standards amid migrant influx

BERLIN — Refugees coming to Germany can expect a roof over their…

Refugees coming to Germany can expect a roof over their head, a bed to sleep in and three meals a day. But with authorities struggling to find housing for tens of thousands of people each month, many new arrivals will find their lodgings a squeeze. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
European Council President Donald Tusk addresses the media as he arrives for an emergency EU heads of state summit on migration at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Deeply-divided EU holds emergency summit on migrant crisis

BRUSSELS — The migrant crisis overwhelming the European Union tugged at the…

European Council President Donald Tusk addresses the media as he arrives for an emergency EU heads of state summit on migration at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Migrants walk towards Hungary after arriving by train in Botovo, Croatia, on the Hungarian border, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

BRUSSELS — Deeply divided European Union ministers agreed Tuesday to relocate 120,000…

Migrants walk towards Hungary after arriving by train in Botovo, Croatia, on the Hungarian border, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
People crowd a bus provided by the Croatian government, after pushing through police lines in Tovarnik, Croatia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Croatia puts army on alert as it reels from migrant influx

BATINA, Croatia — Croatian leaders asked the army to be on alert…

People crowd a bus provided by the Croatian government, after pushing through police lines in Tovarnik, Croatia, Thursday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
Migrants look through the border fence between Serbia and Hungary, near Horgos, Serbia on Tuesday. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)

Hungary declares emergency, seals border, detains migrants

HORGOS, Serbia — Hungary sealed off its border with Serbia with massive…

Migrants look through the border fence between Serbia and Hungary, near Horgos, Serbia on Tuesday. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)
Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary’s new border for migrants

ROSZKE, Hungary — Hungary deployed a boxcar bristling with razor wire to…

Hungarian police officers guard the area as a rail wagon prepared with barbwire arrives to seal the border fence between Serbia and Hungary in Roszke, southern Hungary on Monday. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Migrants arrive from Munich at Schoenefeld train station near Berlin on Sunday. ( Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)

Germany implements temporary border checks to limit migrants

BERLIN — Germany introduced temporary border controls Sunday to stem the tide…

Migrants arrive from Munich at Schoenefeld train station near Berlin on Sunday. ( Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
Macedonian border police helps refugees and migrants to pass in  heavy rainfall from the northern Greek village of Idomeni to southern Macedonia. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

Migrants’ long and winding road to Europe turns cold, muddy

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Soaked to the bone and ankle deep in mud,…

Macedonian border police helps refugees and migrants to pass in  heavy rainfall from the northern Greek village of Idomeni to southern Macedonia. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
A Hungarian nationalist, center, gets into a skirmish with migrants and refugees in front of the Keleti train station in Budapest, Serbia.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)

Migrants finding little sympathy in Hungary for their plight

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A makeshift camp of thousands from the Middle East,…

A Hungarian nationalist, center, gets into a skirmish with migrants and refugees in front of the Keleti train station in Budapest, Serbia.  (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)
People walk along the railway tracks that connect Horgos and Szeged near the Hungary-Serbia border. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)

UN warns Hungary it faces a wave of 42,000 more migrants

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Leaders of the United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday…

People walk along the railway tracks that connect Horgos and Szeged near the Hungary-Serbia border. (Zoltan Gergely Kelemen/MTI via AP)