European mass migration crisis

Dr. Idriss Abdallah of the health activism group called Banlieues Sante, left, nurse Caroline Andoum, center, talk inside a tent in Bondy, north of Paris, Thursday Aug. 6, 2020. Festering beneath France's promise of guaranteed health care for all lie deep disparities across economic and racial lines – differences laid painfully bare by the COVID-19 crisis. (AP Photo/Arno Pedram)
August 13, 2020 - 3:06 am
BONDY, France (AP) — Festering beneath France’s promise of guaranteed health care for all lie deep disparities across economic and racial lines — differences laid painfully bare by the COVID-19 crisis. Two recent studies have documented these gaps, but government officials haven’t issued new...
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FILE - In this April1 14, 2018, file photo, then-Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie speaks during a media availability at the Pentagon in Washington. The top U.S. commander for the Middle East warned Wednesday that elements of the Islamic State group are working to rebuild in western Syria, where the U.S. has little visibility or presence. In the region west of the Euphrates River where the Syrian regime is in control “conditions are as bad or worse” than what they were leading up to the rise of IS, said Gen. Frank McKenzie. "We should all be concerned about that.” (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 12, 2020 - 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elements of the Islamic State group are working to rebuild in western Syria, where the U.S. has little visibility or presence, the top U.S. commander for the Middle East warned on Wednesday. In the region west of the Euphrates River where the Syrian regime is in control “...
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FILE - In this file dated Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, British Home Secretary lawmaker Priti Patel, leaves 10 Downing Street in London. Relations between British government and ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s chilled Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 in a spat about the treatment of migrants. The Vermont-based dessert brand directed a tweet Monday at Britain’s interior minister, Home Secretary Priti Patel, who has vowed to stop asylum seekers crossing the English Channel from France to England in small boats. Hundreds have made the dangerous crossing in the past weeks of calm summer weather. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
August 12, 2020 - 6:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Relations between the British government and ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s chilled Wednesday in a spat over the treatment of migrants. The feud began Tuesday when the Vermont-based dessert brand directed a tweet at Britain’s interior minister, Home Secretary Priti Patel, who has...
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In this photo provided by Turkish Defense Ministry, rescue workers load boxes into a cargo plane at a military airport near Ankara, Turkey, late Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. Turkey sent rescue teams and aid to Beirut after an explosion in the Lebanese capital's port killed more than 100 people and injured thousands on Tuesday. (Turkish Defense Ministry via AP, Pool)
August 06, 2020 - 9:22 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 4 p.m. Denmark is donating 12 million kroner ($1.9 million) to Lebanon, chiefly to be channeled via the Red Cross, and 600 chemical protection suits. Development Minister Rasmus Prehn said Tuesday's explosions in Beirut come “at...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, July 28, 2020.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 01, 2020 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Should former Vice President Joe Biden win the White House in November, America will likely be in for a foreign policy about-face as Biden reverses, dismantles or severely curtails many of President Donald Trump’s most significant and boldest actions. From the Middle East to Asia...
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FILE -- In this file photo migrants sit on the quay after disembarking at Lampedusa harbor, Italy, on June 29, 2019. Small boats filled with more Tunisian migrants have reached a tiny Italian island, which had no room to quarantine them Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, amid the pandemic. Sicilian daily Giornale di Sicilia quoted Lampedusa Mayor Toto' Martello as saying the island can’t wait until the government sends a ferry as promised so they can be safely isolated for 14 days as part of anti-COVID-19 measures. (AP Photo/Annalisa Camilli)
August 01, 2020 - 12:30 pm
ROME (AP) — About 250 Tunisian migrants in several small boats have reached a tiny Italian island that has run out of room to quarantine them as required by Italy's anti-coronavirus measures, local officials said Saturday. The Sicilian newspaper Giornale di Sicilia quoted Lampedusa Mayor Toto'...
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FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo students walk on the Stanford University campus in Santa Clara, Calif. Even with a fresh victory on behalf of international students, U.S. universities fear they’re losing a broader fight over the nation’s reputation as a place that embraces and fosters the world’s best scholars. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
July 19, 2020 - 7:40 am
Even with a fresh victory on behalf of international students, U.S. universities fear they’re losing a broader fight over the nation’s reputation as a place that embraces and fosters the world’s best scholars. University leaders see it as a steady erosion. They say the Trump administration’s...
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Demonstrators holding a placard reading "Generation Adama-Climate, we want to breathe" take part of a march to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of Adama Traore, a Black man in police custody, whose case has mobilized broad anger against police brutality and racial injustice, in Beaumont Sur Oise, north suburb of Paris, Saturday, July 18, 2020. The demonstration in Beaumont sur Oise is honoring Adama Traore, who died on his 24th birthday in July 2016 after an arrest in circumstances that remain unclear. But it's also about broader anti-government grievances, and climate activists are co-organizing this year's protest. (AP Photo/Rafael Yaghobzadeh)
July 18, 2020 - 11:00 am
BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Singing “No justice, no peace!” thousands of protesters marched through a Paris suburb Saturday to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of a Black man in police custody whose case has mobilized broad anger against police brutality and racial injustice in France...
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Natalia Afonso, 27, an international student from Brazil at Brooklyn College, sits on a stoop outside her home during an interview, Thursday, July 9, 2020, in New York. Afonso, who is studying teaching education and finished her first semester this spring, said she has lived in the U.S. for 7 years and "I don't see myself moving back to Brazil at this point. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
July 11, 2020 - 1:01 am
PHOENIX (AP) — International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in America. Students from countries as diverse as...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, April 2, 2020, a man takes a rest in the "Aurore" center for homeless and migrant people in Paris, amid the coronavirus lockdown. A breakthrough study released Tuesday July 7, 2020, from the French government's statistics agency INSEE, shows that death rates doubled among immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa, even tripling in the Paris region, at the height of France's coronavirus outbreak, exposing the pandemic's punishing impact on Black, migrant and other systematically overlooked minorities. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, FILE)
July 07, 2020 - 3:00 pm
LE PECQ, France (AP) — Death rates among immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa doubled in France and tripled in the Paris region at the height of France's coronavirus outbreak, according to a study from the French government's statistics agency released Tuesday. The INSEE agency's findings are the...
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