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Turkey and Greece have agreed to ask for a NATO mission to monitor refugee flows in the Aegean Sea and combat people smugglers, a senior German gov't official 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
KECSKEMT, Hungary - Agence France-Presse
Four suspects in Austria's migrant truck tragedy were remanded in custody in Hungary on Aug. 29, as Austrian police rescued three "severely dehydrated" refugee children packed into another vehicle.
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.
DRESDEN, Germany - Agence France-Presse
Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Aug. 29 to send a message of welcome to refugees, after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.
RSZKE, Hungary - Agence France-Presse
European Union leaders on Aug. 30 called for action to defend the "dignity" of migrants ahead of fresh emergency talks, as tensions flared on the bloc's eastern borders over the escalating crisis.
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Greece geared up for its fifth election in six years with a poll on Aug. 28 showing leftist leader Alexis Tsipras in the lead for re-election despite a wave of defections from his Syriza party.
BUDAPEST - Agence France-Presse
Hungary on Aug. 30 lashed out at French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius over his criticism of the country's new anti-migrant border barrier, accusing him of "shocking and groundless" judgements.
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck on Aug. 27, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe's migrant crisis.
LONDON – Agence France-Presse
British thriller writer Frederick Forsyth revealed he had conducted missions for intelligence service MI6 in extracts from his autobiography published on Aug. 30.
ATHENS - Reuters
Yanis Varoufakis will not take part in "sad" elections expected next month in Greece and will instead focus on setting up a new movement to "restore democracy" across Europe, the former Greek finance minister told Reuters on Aug. 27
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