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EU Commission Juncker is set to lay out plans for migrants ahead of an emergency meeting on Sept 14
Photos showing the dead body of a child washing ashore infuriated the Turkish public and caused many to ask how come so many boats sink so frequently on a usually calm sea, the Aegean
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
A total of 3,650 migrants reached Vienna by train on Aug.31, this year's biggest daily number, Austrian police said, after Hungarian authorities allowed people stuck in makeshift refugee camps to leave Budapest despite many not having EU visas.
DUBLIN - Reuters
London and Dublin will hold further talks with Northern Ireland's political parties to try to avert a crisis over an IRA-linked murder that has led to calls to suspend Belfast's parliament, the British government said on Aug.1.
Around 20,000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Aug. 31 to demonstrate against ill-treatment of migrants, police said, after the bodies of 71 refugees were found in an abandoned truck last week.
At least 12 migrants believed to be Syrians drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos, including three children, as the European Union keeps devising new plans to solve the worsening refugee crisis.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Belgium on Aug. 31 unveiled plans for a controversial system to collect data on all airline passengers, as well as international train and ferry travellers, in the wake of a foiled attack on a train running between Belgium and Paris.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris early Sept. 2 that killed eight people, including two children, might have been started intentionally, officials said
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Aug. 31 said the refugee crisis facing Europe is testing the core ideals of universal rights at the heart of the European Union
İZMİR – Anadolu Agency
The number of unregistered Syrian migrants that have arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos has exceeded the resident population, some 90,000, this year, said Mayor Spyros Galinos, who has suggested official boat or plane routes to save lives.
ATHENS – Agence France-Presse
A 17-year-old migrant was killed during a shootout at sea between Greek port police and human smugglers, the government said late Aug. 29.
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