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November 11, 2017 7:30 PM Greek police arrest trafficker with 90 migrants in truck

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Greek police say they have arrested a trafficker carrying 90 migrants in his truck container. The truck was inspected outside the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki Friday morning, police announced Saturday. The migrants included 21 minors, police said, with more than 60 Iraqis and others from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Congo and Iran. They had crossed 22

November 5, 2017 7:41 PM Mexico's rights agency criticizes strip search of migrants

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says private security guards at a Mexican immigration detention center forced 17 Central American adolescents to strip and perform squats as part of a search for contraband. The commission says the searches occurred in 2016 at a National Immigration Institute facility in the central state of Puebla 16

November 3, 2017 4:26 PM EU police work FAILING: 'Borders UNPROTECTED from terror attacks after shortages'

THE European Union is struggling to protect its borders from future terrorist attacks and illegal migrants because there is a lack of decent police equipment to do the job, according to a police union. Europe is a common area of security under the EU Treaty but its external borders are not being policed properly, experts at the European Police Union 31

October 22, 2017 11:17 AM Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar protest against Rohingya return

More than 580,000 people from the minority Muslim community have fled to Bangladesh since August after attacks by the military. More than 580,000 people from the minority Muslim community and about 30,000 non-Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August following attacks by Myanmar's military and Buddhist mobs. Rohingya refugees say some have been killed 34

October 21, 2017 7:54 PM Far-right scores surprise success in Czech election

PRAGUE (Reuters) - A far-right party whose leader wants to quit the EU and urged Czechs to walk pigs near mosques and stop eating kebabs, performed surprisingly well in an election, potentially giving it a chance to influence how the next government is formed. The Freedom and Direct Democracy (SPD) party rode a wave of far-right sentiment in Europe in an election 44

October 17, 2017 8:27 PM EU in CRISIS: Austria could join anti-immigration Visegrad group in Brussels slap down

AUSTRIA could be about to join the anti-immigration Visegrad group after a controversial election that has caused havoc for the European Union. Sebastian Kurz is set to become the continent’s youngest leader after his Austrian People’s Party topped the polls after Sunday's vote. But, despite warnings from the EU, he may need to form a coalition with the far-right 36

October 16, 2017 6:02 PM 'The EU is a criminal institution!’ Spanish MEP unleashes FURY at G6

A SPANISH MEP branded the European Union a “criminal institution” today as she blasted the bloc for linking migrants with terrorists at the G6 summit. She lashed out as the summit met in Seville to discuss common EU policy on organised crime, human trafficking, mass migration and the threat from Islamic extremists. Spanish interior minister Juan Ignacio 50

October 16, 2017 3:54 PM 11 more migrant bodies recovered after collision off Tunisia

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - Tunisian authorities say 11 more bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean after a Tunisian naval ship collided with a wooden boat packed with migrants off the country's coast. The death toll after the Oct. 8 collision off the island of Kerkennah is now 19. The defense ministry said Monday in a statement that Navy divers 17

October 15, 2017 12:18 PM Austrian Voters Expected To Elect Sebastian Kurz As New Chancellor

Austrian Voters Expected To Elect Sebastian Kurz As New Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Austria's foreign minister and leader of the conservative Austrian People's Party (OeVP), arrives at his party headquarters on Oct. 13 in Vienna. The OeVP is currently leading in polls. Voters in Austria head to the ballot box Sunday to elect a new government, which many there 50

October 9, 2017 3:05 PM Viktor Orban reveals 'mission' as Hungary and Romania team up to block migrant route

HUNGARIAN leader Viktor Orban has launched an “important mission” to team up with Romania to block a major European migrant route. Mr Orban has vowed to help Romania protect the European eternal border and is urging the country to build an “efficient bored barrier system”. A new report issued by the Hungarian government revealed the partnership aiming 54