Tensions escalated Saturday on Greece’s border with Turkey as migrants attempting to get into Europe faced off with Greek police. Authorities used tear gas to try and disperse a group of migrants armed with rocks who tried to tear down…
EDIRNE, Turkey — A group of migrants on Saturday tried to bring down a fence in a desperate attempt to bust through the border into Greece while others hurled rocks at Greek police. Greek authorities responded, firing volleys of tear…
By Mystislav Chernov, Suzan Fraser, Associated Press
Migrants are trying to cross into Greece after Turkey made good on its threat to open its border.
By Costas Kantouris, Elena Becatoros, Associated Press
A video surfaced on social media that appeared to show a Greek coast guard boat intimidating a dinghy full of migrants by passing close by at high speed. A child drowned after the dinghy capsized.
By Malcolm Brabant
By Costas Kantouris, Andrew Wilks, Associated Press
Thousands of migrants and refugees massed at Turkey's western frontier Sunday, trying to enter Greece by land and sea after Turkey said its borders were open to those hoping to head to Europe. In Syria, Turkish troops shot down two…
In our news wrap Tuesday, an outbreak of viral pneumonia in China has spread to the United States. Federal health officials confirmed a Seattle-area man, now hospitalized in good condition, brought the virus back from a trip to China, where…
By María Verza, Associated Press
More than a thousand Central American migrants on Saturday surged onto a bridge spanning the Suchiate River between southern Mexico and Guatemala as Mexican National Guardsmen attempted to impede their journey north.
By Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
Thousands of migrants from around the world, many seeking asylum, have been trying to reach the U.S. by flying to South America and taking the long trek north. But after pressure from President Trump, Mexican authorities are stopping many migrants…
By Demetris Nellas, Associated Press
Greece’s coast guard says 12 migrants have been found dead in the Ionian Sea and 21 others have been rescued after their boat took in water and sank. Searchers are looking for more survivors.
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