- Hungary OKs NATO, EU troops to help guard border Updated: Oct-08-15 12:33 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Troops from the European Union or NATO will be allowed to help defend Hungary's borders due to the migrant crisis, the Hungarian government said Thursday.
- The Latest: UN official warns EU on 'hotspot' migrant triage Updated: Oct-06-15 1:55 pm
GENEVA - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
- Arpad Goncz, Hungary's 1st post-communist president, dies Updated: Oct-06-15 1:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Arpad Goncz, a much-loved Hungarian writer and translator who survived a communist-era life sentence for taking part in the 1956 anti-Soviet revolt and later become Hungary's first democratically chosen president, died Tuesday at age 93.
- Europe's story: Layers of migration Updated: Oct-01-15 6:35 am
LONDON - London's Brick Lane Mosque started as a church for Protestants hounded from Catholic France - for whom the word "refugee" was first coined. Later, displaced Jews turned it into a synagogue. Today, Muslims kick off their shoes in the lobby before prayers.
- EU leaders call for global refugee quotas at UN event Updated: Sep-30-15 8:25 pm
UNITED NATIONS - European leaders are urging U.N. member states to introduce global refugee quotas to stem the crisis that has forced thousands to flee their homes in search of safety.
- Media rights group says EU is too soft on Hungary Updated: Sep-29-15 9:21 am
BRUSSELS - An international press freedom group says the European Union has been too lenient in its treatment of media abuses in member state Hungary.
- Migrant arrivals unlikely to bring major changes to Europe Updated: Sep-26-15 7:03 am
STOCKHOLM - Inside the strip mall in Stockholm's Rinkeby neighborhood, a string of Swedish flags hangs over a coffee shop offering Swedish cinnamon buns and Middle Eastern pastry.
- Refugee crisis, money issues in background of 2024 bid race Updated: Sep-16-15 2:08 pm
LONDON - With the race for the 2024 Olympics now officially underway, the five bid cities face a two-year campaign to convince IOC members that they offer the best project.
- Scant sympathy for refugees in Europe's ex-communist east Updated: Sep-11-15 11:04 am
RIGA, Latvia - When Latvia last month decided to accept 250 of the tens of thousands of refugees seeking shelter in Europe, hundreds of protesters including elderly people and families with children rallied outside Parliament with placards warning that the foreigners would bring doom upon the Baltic country. A smattering of slogans spoke darkly of a threat to "white nations."
- East-West divide threatens timely EU refugee response Updated: Sep-08-15 12:01 pm
BRUSSELS - The tens of thousands of refugees rushing razor-wire borders or cramming into Germany-bound buses and trains have laid bare weaknesses in the European Union's migration policy and exposed a deep East-West rift tearing at EU unity.