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  • new storyThe Latest: Spain won't commit to taking in more migrants story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-01-15 6:34 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

  • new storyHungary shuts down rail traffic for westward-bound migrants story has photos
    Updated: Sep-01-15 5:37 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Hungary suspended all rail traffic Tuesday from its main terminal in Budapest and cleared the train station of hundreds of migrants trying to board trains for Austria and Germany - the hoped-for end destinations in their flight from turmoil in the Mideast and Asia.

  • Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:28 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway.

  • Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:28 pm

    VIENNA - Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.

  • The Latest: Red Crescent: At least 105 dead in sea off Libya story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-28-15 8:47 am

    GENEVA - Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.