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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.
Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip Tue, 26 Jul, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world journey, becoming the first airplane to circle the globe powered only by the sun to promote renewable energy.
Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean already this year: IOM

Nearly 3,000 dead in Mediterranean already this year: IOM Fri, 22 Jul, 2016

Nearly 3,000 migrants and refugees have perished in the Mediterranean Sea already this year while almost 250,000 have reached Europe, the International Organization for Migration said on Friday.
At least 20 dead in Italy train crash

At least 20 dead in Italy train crash Tue, 12 Jul, 2016

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 20, a regional official told reporters on Tuesday, adding that dozens of people were in hospital, some with serious injuries.
Poland wants emigrants in Britain to return, just not yet

Poland wants emigrants in Britain to return, just not yet Thu, 07 Jul, 2016

Poland's eurosceptic government has long said it would like Poles living in Britain to return home, but it is now promising to fight for their right to stay after the British vote to leave the European Union.
Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall

Four U.S. airports to open automated security lanes this fall Wed, 06 Jul, 2016

Four major U.S. airports plan to speed up security checks by automating the distribution of bins for travelers' carry-on bags, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and American Airlines Group Inc said on Tuesday.
Paris bans old cars from streets in pollution crackdown

Paris bans old cars from streets in pollution crackdown Fri, 01 Jul, 2016

 Paris cracked down Friday on ageing polluting cars, with vehicles registered before 1997 no longer allowed on the streets from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm on weekdays.
At least 10 dead on migrant boat sinking off Italy

At least 10 dead on migrant boat sinking off Italy Thu, 30 Jun, 2016

At least 10 people died after an inflatable dinghy loaded with migrants began sinking in the Mediterranean on Thursday, the Italian coastguard said.
Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport

Ten killed, many wounded in suicide attack at Istanbul airport Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

Two suicide bombers opened fire before blowing themselves up at the entrance to the main international airport in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding many more, Turkish officials and witnesses said.
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