European mass migration crisis

FILE - In this Thursday, June. 15, 2017 file photo, migrants and refugees react at the rescue vessel Golfo Azzurro after being rescued by Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms workers in the Mediterranean Sea, about 18 miles north of Sabratha, Libya. Spanish aid groups say Spain is allowing them to deliver aid supplies to refugee camps in Greek islands, but they face hefty fines if their boats venture into official search and rescue areas in the Central Mediterranean. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
April 17, 2019 - 6:36 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain has reluctantly allowed humanitarian aid vessels to depart for the Greek islands where they want to deliver aid supplies to migrant camps, Spanish aid groups said Wednesday. But the groups face hefty fines if their boats venture without permission into official search...
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April 15, 2019 - 5:47 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say 23 people have been detained for violence after a far-right provocateur tossed a copy of the Quran in the air in an immigrant neighborhood in Copenhagen. Copenhagen police said Monday the detainees were suspected of being behind dozens of arson fires of...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne at the Party's election party in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 7:21 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Results from Finland's parliamentary election illustrated the struggle by Europe's traditional political parties to retain supporters, with the center-left Social Democratic Party winning the most votes and followed closely by a populist party that wants to temper national efforts...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne at the Party's election party in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 4:25 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland's Social Democratic Party retained a narrow lead to emerge as the top parliamentary election vote-getter Sunday, trailed closely by the populist Finns Party after most votes were counted. The Social Democrats secured 40 seats in Finland's 200-member parliament based on a...
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Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party Antti Rinne speaks with his wife Heta Ravolainen-Rinne, right, at the parliamentary election party in Helsinki, Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. (Antti Aimo-Koivisto/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Early returns in Finland's parliamentary election on Sunday have the center-left Social Democratic Party in first place and the conservative National Coalition Party not far behind with most of the ballots that were cast in advance already counted. Initial results from the pool of 1...
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Electoral official observes as the Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party and parliamentary candidate Antti Rinne cast his ballot in parliamentary elections, in M'nts'l', Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign. (Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 1:41 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Early returns in Finland's parliamentary election on Sunday have the center-left Social Democratic Party in first place and the conservative National Coalition Party not far behind with most of the ballots that were cast in advance already counted. Initial results from the pool of 1...
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Electoral official observes as the Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party and parliamentary candidate Antti Rinne cast his ballot in parliamentary elections, in M'nts'l', Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign. (Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 12:53 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. Finland, a European Union member of 5.5 million people, has one-third of its territory...
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Electoral official observes as the Chairman of the Finnish Social Democratic Party and parliamentary candidate Antti Rinne cast his ballot in parliamentary elections, in M'nts'l', Finland on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign. (Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 11:51 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election Sunday after climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. Finland, a European Union member of 5.5 million people, has one-third of its territory...
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Chairman of the Finns Party Jussi Halla-aho, right, campaigns for the Finnish parliamentary elections in Tuusula, Finland, Saturday, April 13, 2019, a day ahead of the elections. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 6:16 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. Sunday's vote in the European Union member of 5.5...
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The chairman of the Finns Party and parliamentary candidate Jussi Halla-aho votes in the parliamentary elections, in Helsinki, Finland Sunday, April 14, 2019. Finns are voting in a parliamentary election in which reforming the nation’s generous welfare model and tackling climate change have emerged as key issues.(Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 5:11 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Voters in Finland are casting ballots in a parliamentary election after fierce debates over how best to tackle climate change dominated the campaign, even overshadowing topics like reforming the nation's generous welfare model. Sunday's vote in the European Union member of 5.5...
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