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  • Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-27-15 4:50 pm

    VIENNA - As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 - and possibly up to 50 - decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside.

  • Record migrant flow reported on Hungary's razor-wire border story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 1:11 pm

    ROSZKE, Hungary - Hungary deployed police reinforcements to rein in an unrelenting flow of migrants across its porous border Thursday, but refugee activists said the effort appeared futile in a nation whose migrant camps are overloaded and barely delay their journeys west into the heart of the European Union.

  • Thousands of migrants head closer to EU from Macedonia story has photos
    Updated: Aug-23-15 2:35 pm

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia - Thousands of beleaguered migrants - mostly Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans fleeing bloody conflicts - crammed into trains and buses in Macedonia that brought them one step closer to the European Union on Sunday, a day after they stormed past police trying to block them from entering the country from Greece.

  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia story has photos
    Updated: Aug-22-15 3:02 pm

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia - Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. Police fired stun grenades and dozens of people were injured in the border clashes.

  • Gentle giant leads volunteers helping migrants in Hungary story has photos
    Updated: Aug-20-15 4:14 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - He's 6-foot-6, built like a heavyweight boxer and has tattoos all over his body. Baba Mujhse may sound like the type of guy most people would run away from - but hundreds of desperate migrants are instead running to him for help.

  • Thousands of Hungary police to guard against migrant influx 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 10:34 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary will send several thousand police officers to the southern border with Serbia in a new effort to stem the rising flow of migrants, the government said Tuesday.

  • Migrants surge across Balkans to beat Hungary's razor fence 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 7:13 am

    KANJIZA, Serbia - It was a journey across deserts, seas and continents, and now, a few dozen meters (yards) away, the goal was in sight: the European Union.

  • Hungary plans anti-migration campaign in transit countries 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 3:10 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary will extend its anti-migration campaign to countries like Greece, Macedonia and Serbia, transit points used by the more than 120,000 migrants who have entered Hungary this year, the government said Thursday.

  • Hungary village mayor: Border fence is government ploy story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 1:08 pm

    KUBEKHAZA, Hungary - The mayor of a Hungarian village at the end of a fence being built to block migrants at the Serbian border accused the government Wednesday of a ploy to win votes from the far-right Jobbik party - and said migrants will just try to circumvent the barrier.

  • Farmers give melons to troops building Hungary border fence story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 12:26 pm

    MORAHALOM, Hungary - Hungarian farmers who say their crops have been damaged by migrants trampling through their fields treated soldiers building a fence on the border with Serbia with watermelons and other fruits to help offset the high temperatures.

  • 'Iron Lady' Hosszu poised for another medley sweep at worlds story has photos
    Updated: Aug-09-15 5:03 am

    KAZAN, Russia - The "Iron Lady" from Hungary is poised for another medley sweep at the swimming world championships.

  • Rescued from closure, Hungary's Pinball Museum reopens 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 4:59 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Nearly tilted out of existence by the tax authorities, Hungary's Pinball Museum was relaunched this week after a court ruling saved it from permanently falling into the drain.

  • Rescued from closure, Hungary's Pinball Museum reopens story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 12:04 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Nearly tilted out of existence by the tax authorities, Hungary's Pinball Museum was relaunched this week after a court ruling saved it from permanently falling into the drain.

  • Hungary wants 'exemplary' penalty for migrants cutting fence 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 12:04 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Migrants caught cutting through the fence being built to stop them on the border with Serbia should be "punished in an exemplary manner," including prison sentences, Hungary's governing Fidesz party said Friday.

  • Hosszu of Hungary sets world record in 200 IM at swim worlds 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 12:15 pm

    KAZAN, Russia - Katinka Hosszu has set a world record in the 200-meter individual medley at the world swimming championships.

  • Gypsies' plight emphasized on Roma Holocaust Day 
    Updated: Aug-02-15 3:09 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Europe's top human right official drew attention to the abuses and discrimination faced by the Roma minority as Europe commemorated the tens of thousands of Gypsies killed during World War II.

  • IOC shakes up bid process for 2024 Summer Olympics story has photos
    Updated: Aug-02-15 10:30 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC shook up the bidding process for the 2024 Olympics on Sunday, eliminating the cut-down phase and clearing the way for all the candidates to make it to the final vote.

  • Hungarian minister: over 100,000 migrants so far in 2015 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 8:50 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - More than 100,000 migrants have reached Hungary so far this year, nearly all of them entering through its southern border with Serbia, the Hungarian foreign minister said Friday.