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July 26, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

European police agency Europol’s European Migrant Smuggling Centre (EMSC) has supported the Austrian and Hungarian authorities to detect and dismantle an Austrian-based organised crime group involved in migrant smuggling, Europol […]

Refugees sit in the sun at a collection point in Röszke near the Hungarian-Serbian border while waiting to be transported to a registration centre photo UNHCR Z Gal

Brexit fuels Hungary’s anti-EU fire

July 5, 2016, by Luis Ramirez of VOANews

Aftershocks from Britain’s vote to leave the EU have spread to Eastern Europe, where nationalist movements say the British decision is giving streng ...

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Hungary’s PM calls for national referendum on migrant quota

February 25, 2016, by VOANews

Hungary’s prime minister has called for a national referendum on the European Union’s mandatory quotas for migrants and refugees. Speaking in parl ...

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Visegrád Group calls for fast action to secure EU border

February 16, 2016, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

How to handle the refugee crisis and in particular the Western Balkan route used by refugees entering Europe through Greece was the topic of the secon ...

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    Under pressure, Europe sees return of nation states
    February 2, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    A European Union founding father, Jean Monnet, once claimed, “Crises are the great unifier.” For Europeans that is not proving true today. The very idea of the European Union seems […]

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    Hungary’s Orbán: Autocrat or misunderstood provocateur?
    January 27, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    They endured snow and cold.  A few hundred protesters turned out here in Hungary’s capital in a show of opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán […]

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    European youth turn against immigration
    January 25, 2016, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Opinions of young Europeans appear to be hardening toward immigration.  Ask them about their lives and talk quickly turns to the challenge of finding jobs and the threat of Europe […]

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    Eastern Europe bristles after Cologne
    January 10, 2016, by Deutsche Welle

    Eastern European governments were against taking in Muslim refugees before the events in Cologne took place. Now, they feel vindicated in their resistance and have redoubled their opposition. Whether Poland, […]