World Mar 08

Amid tensions, fire damages Greek island refugee center

Fire broke out at a refugee center on the Greek island of Lesbos, Greece's firefighting service said Sunday, causing considerable damage to a warehouse but no injuries. It was the second fire at an installation built for migrants, after a…

World Mar 05

Turkey deploying special forces to border amid migrant surge

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey said Thursday it would deploy special forces along its land border with Greece to prevent Greek authorities from pushing back migrants trying to cross into Europe, after Turkey declared its previously guarded gateways to Europe…

World Apr 03

Italy rebuffs ship with 64 migrants rescued in sea off Libya

The people brought to safety from a rubber dinghy off the coast of Zuwarah, west of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, included 10 women, five children and a newborn baby, according to a German humanitarian group. Italy's anti-migration interior minister…

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