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Friday, August 28, 2015
VIENNA - Austrian police have recovered more than 70 dead migrants from a lorry abandoned on a motorway, the government said Friday, in the latest horrific tragedy in Europe's unrelenting migrant misery.
More than 20 migrants found dead in Austria
The bodies of between 20 and 50 migrants have been found in a truck on a highway in Austria, police said Thursday, the latest tragedy involving people desperately trying to reach Europe.
Hungary fence proves futile in slowing migrants
Clambering over the razor-wire fence or scuttling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. Then they jostled to formally enter the country so they could quickly leave it, heading toward more prosperous European Union nations on a desperate quest to escape war and poverty.
Net migration to Britain has hit record levels, official figures showed Thursday, with the difference between migrants leaving and arriving in Britain rising to around 329,000 in the year to March.
EU's migration rule 'unsustainable': Germany
Germany's vice-chancellor and foreign minister slammed one of the cornerstones of EU migration policy as "unsustainable" in comments published Thursday, jointly saying Europeans owed it "to the world" to help migrants and refugees.
Serbia and Kosovo voiced satisfaction Wednesday with an EU-brokered deal that marked a major step forward in normalizing ties between the former foes, and boosted hopes of faster accession to the European Union.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Thursday that the crucial debt deal struck between Kiev and its private creditors had delivered a blow to "enemy" Russia.
Hungary fence proves futile in slowing migrants
Clambering over the razor-wire fence or scuttling under it, migrants surged Wednesday across the Serbian border into Hungary. Then they jostled to formally enter the country so they could quickly leave it, heading toward more prosperous European Union nations on a desperate quest to escape war and poverty.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Merkel slams anti-asylum seeker activists
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Wednesday there would be no tolerance for "shameful and vile" anti-migrant violence, facing down a noisy far-right protest during a visit to a refugee center.
A Belgian nurse who helped save hundreds of American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge at the end of World War II has died and will be buried near where thousands of Allied troops fell.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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