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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.
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
BERLIN - Reuters
Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives has slipped by two percentage points due to divisions within her parliamentary bloc over a third bailout for Greece and even her own popularity has taken a hit, a poll showed on Aug. 26.
VIENNA – Agence Frence-Presse
The “horrible” Aug. 27 discovery of between 20 and 50 dead migrants inside a truck in Austria is a warning to Europe to tackle its migrant crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
Germany on Aug. 25 said it had eased asylum rules for Syrians in a move expected to relieve pressure on southern European nations as thousands more migrants pour into the bloc.
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and western Balkan leaders will gather in Vienna Aug. 27 in a bid to find a coherent approach to tackling the biggest migration crisis to hit Europe since World War II
PARIS – Reuters
French President Francois Hollande said Aug. 25 that Turkey should do more to tackle Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria and urged it to restore dialogue with Kurdish groups after launching strikes against them more than a month ago
ROSZKE - Reuters
As Record numbers of migrants bid to cross Serbian-Hungarian border to touch the European Union soil, unrest flares briefly at reception center
PARIS – The Associated Press
French President Francois Hollande says his country should be prepared for more attacks such as the thwarted assault on a high-speed train last week.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Italy’s Foreign Minister has scathingly dismissed criticism from France and Germany over its handling of the tens of thousands of migrants arriving on its southern shores.
A new wave of migrants began entering the European Union from Serbia on Aug. 24 as the leaders of France and Germany called for a unified response to the continent's biggest migrant crisis since World War II.
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