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Chaos in Budapest train station amid Europe's migrant crisis

Chaos in Budapest train station amid Europe's migrant crisis

Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as the biggest ever influx of migrants into the European Union left its asylum policies in tatters.
  • Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020: UN

    The Gaza Strip, ravaged by wars and nearly a decade of a gruelling Israeli blockade, could become uninhabitable for residents within just five years, the United Nations development agency said Tuesday.
  • Dominica pleads for help as storm death toll tops 30

    Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is pleading with world leaders to come to the rescue of his Caribbean island nation after it was battered by a tropical storm that killed at least 31 people.
  • Migrants reach Germany as EU asylum rules collapse

    Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary on Monday as European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration unprecedented in the EU.

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Africa

Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death Sudan arrests 17 opposition activists amid dialogue call Hundreds feared dead as migrant boats capsize off Libyan coast South Sudan signs peace deal with rebels UN council to 'act immediately' if South Sudan peace deal not signed Spain, Morocco arrest 14 suspected of recruiting for IS

Middle East

Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020: UN Turkish court arrests British journalists on 'IS terror' charges IS destroys another ancient temple in Palmyra Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 11 Saudi-led coalition air strike kills 36 Yemeni civilians

Europe

Chaos in Budapest train station amid Europe's migrant crisis Migrants reach Germany as EU asylum rules collapse Turkish court arrests British journalists on 'IS terror' charges Clashes in Ukraine injure 100 officers after vote on east European leaders call emergency meeting to address migrant crisis Albania seizes 500,000 cannabis plants in major crackdown

Asia - Pacific

Huge Malaysia rally for Najib's resignation enters 2nd day Thai police arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign China detains 11 in deadly Tianjin blasts North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions China's stock market suffers biggest one-day fall since 2007

US & Canada

Year-long Mars isolation experiment begins Ashley Madison parent CEO quits after huge infidelity data hack Tropical Storm Erika nears Antigua and Barbuda en route to Puerto Rico

Latin America & Caribbean

Dominica pleads for help as storm death toll tops 30 Prison fire kills 17 in Venezuela Tropical Storm Erika kills at least 27 in Dominica

South Asia

Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights Nepal says will not let protests derail constitution Landslides kill five in Nepal quake zone

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Turkish court arrests British journalists on 'IS terror' charges

A court in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated southeast Monday remanded in custody on terror charges two British journalists working for US-based media outlet Vice News, in a case that has sparked fresh concern about press freedoms. Prison fire kills 17 in Venezuela Clashes in Ukraine injure 100 officers after vote on east IS destroys another ancient temple in Palmyra European leaders call emergency meeting to address migrant crisis Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments

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Migrants and refugees clamber onto Macedonia trains

Macedonia declared a state of emergency Thursday as it ramped up security on its border with Greece, stranding thousands of migrants on a dusty field. ...

Attack on Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem

An ultra-Orthodox Jew allegedly stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in Jerusalem Thursday, gravely wounding one of them, just weeks after completing a 10-y ...

Barack Obama in Kenya

US President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya late Friday, his first visit to the country of his father's birth since his election as president.Air Force ...

Comedian throws fake money at Blatter

A British comedian disrupted a news conference by Sepp Blatter on Monday, showering the FIFA president with fake money. As Blatter took his seat, ...

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Militarism Run Amok: Russians and Americans Get Their Kids Ready for War

In 1915, a mother’s protest against funneling children into war became the theme of a new American song, “I Didn’t Raise My Boy to B ...

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