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Immigration crisis: challenge for soul of Europe – Thousands of Syrian migrants head for EU

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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‘Brothel’ cabarets thrive in breakaway Cyprus statelet

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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French train gunman an ‘Islamist militant’ – Obama praises ‘heroic’ US servicemen

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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2,000 refugees rush past police into Macedonia – Chaos as police block entry of migrants from Greece

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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Macedonian troops fire stun grenades at migrants – Greek ferry carrying migrants heads to Piraeus

Posted by on 21/08/2015
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Macedonian troops fire stun grenades at migrants – Greek ferry carrying migrants heads to Piraeus

Macedonian troops fire stun grenades at migrants – Greek ferry carrying migrants heads to Piraeus

IDOMENI: Macedonian special police forces fired stun grenades yesterday to disperse thousands of migrants stuck on a no-man’s land with Greece, a day after declaring a state of emergency on its border to deal with a massive influx of migrants heading north to the European Union. A crowd of 3,000 migrants who spent night out […]

Poland’s new leader seeks greater regional unity – Alliance with E European states to keep Russia at bay

Posted by on 21/08/2015
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Poland’s new leader seeks greater regional unity – Alliance with E European states to keep Russia at bay

Poland’s new leader seeks greater regional unity – Alliance with E European states to keep Russia at bay

WARSAW: It’s been a dream of some Polish leaders for nearly a century: an alliance of Eastern European countries running from the Baltic Sea down to the Black Sea that would keep Russia at bay. Poland’s conservative new president, Andrzej Duda, who took office two weeks ago, has already signaled that building such an alliance […]

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean – Second tragedy this week

Posted by on 16/08/2015
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At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean – Second tragedy this week

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean – Second tragedy this week

ROME: At least 40 migrants died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a fishing boat in the Mediterranean, the Italian navy said yesterday. The victims are thought to have suffocated after inhaling fumes from fuel after the boat took on water in the hold, the captain of the navy ship […]

Migrant, refugee chaos at a train station in Macedonia – 2,000 a day cross from Greece into Macedonia

Posted by on 16/08/2015
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Migrant, refugee chaos at a train station in Macedonia – 2,000 a day cross from Greece into Macedonia

Migrant, refugee chaos at a train station in Macedonia – 2,000 a day cross from Greece into Macedonia

GEVGELIJA: Small children are pushed through open carriage windows each time a Serbia-bound train pulls into the railway station in this Macedonian border town. A dangerous crush ensues as hundreds of Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis wrestle to climb aboard their quickest means to Belgrade, the last stop en route to Hungary and Europe’s borderless Schengen […]

‘Tel Aviv beach’ attracts police, protests in Paris

Posted by on 14/08/2015
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Indian court overturns Nestle noodle ban, orders new tests

Posted by on 14/08/2015
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18 migrants found hiding in truck on British motorway

Posted by on 10/08/2015
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18 migrants found hiding in truck on British motorway

Posted by on 09/08/2015
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18 migrants found hiding in truck on British motorway

18 migrants found hiding in truck on British motorway

LONDON: Eighteen migrants have been found stowing away in a lorry on a British motorway, police said yesterday. The migrants were found after the lorry was stopped Saturday by police on the M1 near Flamstead, north of London, 111 miles (178 kilometres) northwest of Folkestone, where Britain’s Eurotunnel cross-Channel terminal is located. The driver of […]