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Europe seeks unified response to unprecedented migration crisis

<b>(CNN) —</b> European leaders are seeking to forge a two-part response to the wave of humanity reaching the continent, proposing to require new residents to integrate while also trying to alleviate problems in the Mideast.<p>Speaking Thursday in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said refugees would …

The Terrible Flight from the Killing

1.<p>Armageddon<p>It is not quite clear when Europeans woke up to the largest movement of refugees on their soil since the upheavals of World War II, but …

Central Europe

E.U. summit boosts aid for refugees

More than 332,000 people have reached the continent this year.<p>More than 332,000 people have reached the continent this year.<p>BRUSSELS — European Union leaders vowed to boost humanitarian aid in response to the escalating refugee crisis after a summit that left them divided over how to police the …

EU promotes hotspots as fast track answer to refugee crisis

BRUSSELS (AP) — In EU-speak they're called "hotspots" — teams of European border, legal and asylum experts considered key to identifying those in …

Ukip's Nigel Farage puts EU referendum battle before party

As the party’s annual conference gets under way, Farage says ‘Ukip is not my priority’<p>As Nigel Farage paraded on stage with a “We want our country back” sign to a cacophony of whoops and cheers last week, there was no hint of the tribulations Ukip has suffered since the general election. His …

Tensions between Croatia and Serbia rise over refugees

Tensions between Serbia and Croatia have escalated as the Balkan states struggle to come up with a way to deal with tens of thousands of refugees streaming through the two countries to seek sanctuary in other parts of Europe.<p>Serbia banned imports from Croatia on Thursday to protest against Zagreb's …

Nationalist Finnish protesters throw stones at bus carrying refugees

Government criticises group of between 30-40 demonstrators, including one in KKK costume, who targeted bus carrying asylum seekers from Iraq<p>Finland’s government has condemned hardline nationalists who threw stones and launched fireworks at a bus of asylum seekers arriving at a reception centre in …

Germany is rowing back pretty hard on 'open arms' migrant policy

Angela Merkel’s reflexive decision to encourage refugees and migrants to come to Germany is coming back to haunt her.<p>The <i>de facto</i> leader of the …

It’s Time to Rethink Syria

For years, I helped advise President Obama on Syria. It’s now clearer than ever that a new strategy is needed.<p>If somehow the tragic trajectory of the conflict in Syria were not apparent enough, several dramatic developments in recent weeks have come together to make it impossible to ignore. The …

Middle East

This airline wants to safely fly refugees into Europe. Here’s why it needs to exist

More than 300,000 refugees and migrants have made the perilous crossing to Europe by land and sea so far this year. A journey by air would be far safer, and cheaper than the exorbitant reported sums demanded by smugglers to organize crossings. Yet for a variety of reasons, actually getting on a …

European Union

Mike Huckabee Claims Refugees May Be 'Vicious People,' But That's Not The Dumbest Thing He Said

Huckabee wants to vet refugees. Luckily, we already do.<p>The day that Pope Francis asked Americans to respond humanely to refugees and other migrants, GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee dismissed the idea of being welcoming -- insisting it could lead to admitting "some of the most violent and …