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Stories with person: Mark Rutte
  • NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisis story has photos
    Updated: Feb-11-16 3:21 pm

    BRUSSELS - In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece.

  • Turkish leaders lash out at UN demands to open border story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 12:16 pm

    KILIS, Turkey - Turkey's leaders lashed out Wednesday at the United Nations and others who are pressing the country to open its border to thousands more Syrian refugees, accusing them of failing to shoulder the refugee burden or stop the Russian bombings that have triggered the exodus.

  • Anti-Islam Dutch lawmaker gains support amid migrant crisis story has photos
    Updated: Jan-23-16 12:06 pm

    SPIJKENISSE, Netherlands - The Dutch debate on asylum-seekers has come to this: Firebrand lawmaker Geert Wilders handing out self-defense sprays to women fearful of what he describes as "Islamic testosterone bombs" in the wake of the New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Cologne.