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The Latest: Germany criticizes Austria for migrant policy

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Germany's interior minister says his country won't put up in the…

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Rough seas, harsh winter, border limits add to migrant woes

PRESEVO, Serbia (AP) — Rasul Orwani thought he had faced the worst after braving cold, rough seas in a rickety wooden boat to travel from Turkey to Greece, then came…

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Orphaned Baby Chimps Suffer Lasting Social Effects

Being orphaned as a baby may have a bigger impact on chimpanzees than was previously thought, a new study finds. Scientists found that when infant chimpanzees were taken from their…

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WCup ski races in Croatia, Austria moved due to lack of snow

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria (AP) — A lack of snow & mild temperatures in central Europe have forced the International Ski Federation to reschedule four World Cup races in the first half…

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Vice chancellor says Austria cannot accept more than 100,000 migrants

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria's Vice Chancellor said on Monday that Austria could not accept much more than the roughly 100,000 asylum seekers it expects to receive this year, following a…

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Hungary accuses Austria of 'stupidity' in refugee crisis

Budapest (AFP) – Hungary has accused Austria of confusing "solidarity & stupidity" after Vienna said that nations which do not accept their share of refugees under European Union quotas should…

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Germany and Austria working together on EU asylum law

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany & Austria are working on a proposal for a usual European asylum law, Germany's refugee crisis coordinator said in an interview with German magazine Focus. Hundreds…

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Austrian chancellor says wants to accelerate deportations: paper

By Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria should step up deportations of people who do not qualify for asylum, Chancellor Werner Faymann said in remarks published on Saturday, striking a…

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Paris attacks suspects held in Austria 'not French': source

Vienna (AFP) – Two men held in Austria for suspected links to the Paris attacks are not French, a source close to the investigation told AFP Thursday, denying media reports…

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'Frenchmen' with possible Paris attacks links held in Austria

Vienna (AFP) – Austrian police have arrested two people with suspected links to the Paris attacks, prosecutors said Wednesday, with an Austrian newspaper reporting the two are French citizens posing…

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