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Hungarian parliament rejects migrant ban in blow to PM Orban

Hungarian parliament rejects migrant ban in blow to PM Orban Tue, 08 Nov, 2016

 Hungary's parliament on Tuesday narrowly rejected a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to ban the resettlement of migrants in the country, a setback for the maverick leader that could weaken him in his fight against EU migration policies.
Tragedy on Mediterranean for migrants forced to sail at gunpoint

Tragedy on Mediterranean for migrants forced to sail at gunpoint Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

At least 110 migrants are feared drowned after they were forced at gunpoint to set sail from Libya, while many more may have died in a separate shipwreck, survivors said Thursday.
France and Britain feud over young Jungle camp migrants

France and Britain feud over young Jungle camp migrants Fri, 28 Oct, 2016

Dozens of youngsters woke under the watchful eyes of French riot police on Friday after a chilly night outdoors near the "Jungle" migrant camp in Calais, as Paris and London squabbled over their fate and that of hundreds more bent on getting to Britain.
Mystery as five die in French plane crash on Malta

Mystery as five die in French plane crash on Malta Mon, 24 Oct, 2016

An unmarked reconnaissance plane working for France's defence ministry crashed at Malta's international airport Monday, killing all five people on board and sparking questions about what the privately-chartered plane was doing.
Russian helicopter crash kills 19 in northwest Siberia

Russian helicopter crash kills 19 in northwest Siberia Sun, 23 Oct, 2016

Nineteen people died when a helicopter carrying oil and gas field workers crashed in a remote area of Siberia in bad weather, Russian investigators said Saturday.
Void vote on migrants deals blow to Hungary's anti-EU revolt

Void vote on migrants deals blow to Hungary's anti-EU revolt Mon, 03 Oct, 2016

Hungary's populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban suffered a blow Sunday in his revolt against the European Union after low voter turnout voided his referendum aimed at rejecting a contested migrant quota plan.
Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport

Drone halts traffic at Dubai airport Wed, 28 Sep, 2016

An unauthorised drone forced Dubai airport to halt air traffic for about half an hour on Wednesday in the second such incident in four months, the airport authority said.
Migrant boat capsizes off Egypt, killing at least 42

Migrant boat capsizes off Egypt, killing at least 42 Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

 A boat carrying migrants capsized Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Egypt's north coast, drowning 42 people and prompting a search operation in which another 150 were rescued, officials said.
Greece rejects return of EU rule on reverse migration flow

Greece rejects return of EU rule on reverse migration flow Fri, 09 Sep, 2016

The Greek government is adamantly opposing the revival of a European Union rule that would allow the forcible return to its territory of asylum-seekers who entered the bloc via Greece — a path followed by more than a million people in the past two years.
Trump insists 'Mexico will pay' for border wall

Trump insists 'Mexico will pay' for border wall Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump on Wednesday insisted that Mexico will pay for the border wall he plans to build if he is elected, in a speech delivered after talks with Mexico's president.
Germany expects fewer than 300,000 refugees this year

Germany expects fewer than 300,000 refugees this year Sun, 28 Aug, 2016

The head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) told a German newspaper that he expected a maximum of 300,000 refugees to arrive in Germany this year.
World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing Wed, 24 Aug, 2016

The world's largest aircraft suffered cockpit damage on Wednesday after nosediving while landing on its second test flight, but there were no injuries, according to the craft's manufacturer.
33 killed in Nepal bus accident

33 killed in Nepal bus accident Mon, 15 Aug, 2016

A government official says at least 33 people died and 28 others were injured when an overcrowded bus veered off a mountain highway in Nepal.
Asylum applications from Turks on rise in Germany

Asylum applications from Turks on rise in Germany Fri, 05 Aug, 2016

A rising number of Turkish nationals have sought asylum in Germany, official data showed Friday, as tensions rise in Turkey over an intensifying crackdown by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Emirates plane crash-lands in Dubai

Emirates plane crash-lands in Dubai Wed, 03 Aug, 2016

An Emirates plane with 300 people on board crash-landed and caught fire in Dubai Wednesday, causing the death of a firefighter and a four-hour shutdown of the busy airport but no fatalities among passengers.

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Barcelona terror attack

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition ...

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