migrant crisis

Tents of refugees and migrants stand next to a refugee camp at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the northern Greek village of Idomeni on Monday. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)

Turkey demands more money to help EU tackle migrant crisis

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders tussled with Turkey over how to control…

 

Gulcan Durdu talks to the Associated Press in Ayvacik, Turkey, about the lifeless bodies of 37 Syrian migrants who perished off shore. (AP Photo/APTN)

Witness to migrant disaster that killed 37 describes screams

AYVACIK, Turkey — A witness to the drowning of 37 people including…

 

A woman reacts after her arrival in bad weather from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos on a dinghy on  Wednesday. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)

Migrant tragedy in Greek seas shows dangers as winter nears

LESBOS, Greece — Dead migrants float belly-up, stripped of their clothing by…

 

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 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)
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)
Workers for the Red Crescent carry the body of a dead migrant, in a black body bag, to a nearby truck, at the waterfront in Zuwara, about 105 kilometers (65 miles) west of Tripoli, Libya, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (Mohamed Ben Khalifa/AP)

Europe’s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

VIENNA — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as…

Workers for the Red Crescent carry the body of a dead migrant, in a black body bag, to a nearby truck, at the waterfront in Zuwara, about 105 kilometers (65 miles) west of Tripoli, Libya, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (Mohamed Ben Khalifa/AP)