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  • new storyHungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wings story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-01-15 5:12 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of cross-border smugglers.

  • EU Council president rejects criticism over migrant crisis 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 1:10 pm

    BLED, Slovenia - European Council president Donald Tusk has rejected criticism of Europe's handling of the migrant crisis and promised further measures to deal with the issue.

  • Balkan summit on migrants overshadowed by migrant deaths 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 11:13 am

    VIENNA - Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann had just finished telling other European leaders that there was an urgent need to crack down on human traffickers when the news came: at least 20 migrants - possibly up to 50 - have been found dead in a truck just miles away.