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Balkans backup: Refugees stranded in southeastern Europe as EU doors close – Fox News

SKOPJE –  As doors slam shut in Western Europe and razor-wire fences go up in the east, the massive wave of Middle Eastern refugees is backing up in the Balkans, where overwhelmed nations lack the will or resources to offer a long-term solution. The ultimate destination for many of the refugees from Syria, Iraq, Libya […]

Hungary PM Orban: Europe borders threatened by migrants – BBC News

Hungary’s PM has said Europe’s borders are threatened by migration, at the start of a week of intense diplomatic activity on the crisis. Viktor Orban said migrants were “breaking the doors” and that a united stance was required. Ministers from Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia met to discuss an EU proposal for quotas, […]

Volkswagen Shares Tumble, as Emissions Test Scandal Spreads to Europe – Wall Street Journal

BERLIN— Volkswagen AG VLKAY -17.10 % ’s crisis over alleged manipulation of U.S. emissions tests threatened to engulf its global business as European regulators put the German auto maker in their cross hairs and the U.S. launched a criminal probe into the matter. Its shares plunged as much as 20% on Monday in the wake […]

Thousands Ricochet Across Europe: Inside the Migrant Crisis – New York Times

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Here’s what the US can do about Europe’s migrant crisis, but isn’t – Fortune

The harrowing images of migrants and those seeking asylum from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and a handful of African countries arriving at borders across Europe, and on the shores of Greece and Italy, have shocked millions across the globe. It is impossible not to feel compassion for people fleeing failed states where their lives may be […]

Migrant crisis: Eastern European talks as thousands arrive – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Image caption Austria reported thousands more arrivals on Monday Foreign ministers from four eastern European countries are preparing to meet to discuss the migrant influx amid continuing stark divisions. The meeting, in Prague, comes as thousands continue to cross the EU’s southern borders, and begins a week of intense diplomatic activity. Poland, […]

Refugee crisis: eastern Europe ministers meet as Merkel calls for unity – live – The Guardian

German police are investigating a number of new arson attacks on planned refugee homes across the country over the weekend, and have been forced to protect another refugee home from a far-right mob in the eastern town of Bischofswerda. A sports centre that had been converted into an emergency shelter in Wertheim, southern Germany, was […]

VW, RSA shares hammered as Europe turns higher – CNBC

European equities were trading higher Monday despite an uninspiring lead from Asia and Wall Street on the back of the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index were trading 0.2 percent higher after a shaky open. On London’s FTSE index, shares of British […]

VW, RSA shares hammered as Europe opens flat – CNBC

European equities were trading higher Monday despite an uninspiring lead from Asia and Wall Street on the back of the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep interest rates near zero. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index were trading 0.2 percent higher after a shaky open. On London’s FTSE index, shares of British […]

Migrant Crisis Pulls at European Unity – Wall Street Journal

The European project is in deep trouble. It was already in trouble following the Greek debt crisis and facing major challenges in the shape of the planned British referendum on European Union membership and the need to strengthen the way the eurozone works. But the migration crisis has eclipsed all these concerns: the trust between […]