Wednesday, September 16, 2015
SID , Serbia - A first busload of migrants arrived early Wednesday near Serbia's border with EU member Croatia hoping to circumvent a razor-wire fence erected by Hungary, as Germany's Angela Merkel called for an EU summit on the refugee crisis.
Seven people were killed Tuesday when an avalanche swept them away in the French Alps, a local official told AFP, the deadliest snowslide to hit the popular mountain range this year.
Radical leftist Jeremy Corbyn on Monday attacked government plans to curb strike action on his first day in parliament, after becoming leader of Britain's opposition Labour despite dissent in the party ranks.
Candidates from the ruling United Russia party have won the governor's seat in all 21 regions where an election was held, as well as in 11 regional legislatures, election officials said on Monday.
Austria and Slovakia said they were reinstating border controls Monday to cope with a flood of refugees, following a similar move by Germany, which warned it could face up to one million migrant arrivals this year.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Britain on Monday appointed a minister to deal specifically with the 20,000 Syrian refugees that the country has agreed to resettle over the next five years from camps bordering the war-torn country.
There is more than a pinch of concern among many of the thousands of workers at German giant K+S, the world's biggest salt miner, who fear for their jobs following a near eight-billion-euro (US$9 billion) takeover bid by Canadian rival PotashCorp.
Monday, September 14, 2015
European ministers will hold emergency talks Monday on plans to distribute migrants around the continent, after Germany reintroduced border controls admitting it could no longer cope with the influx.