All posts tagged Hungary

September 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Two more Bulgarians have been arrested in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants whose remains were found in a lorry in Austria, according to a September 1 report by […]

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Hungary closes railway station, stops stream of migrants

September 1, 2015, by VOANews

Hungarian authorities have shut down Budapest’s main train station, stranding hundreds of migrants, mostly from conflict-ridden areas of the Mid ...

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Crunch time as migrant crisis worsens

August 30, 2015, by The Budapest Times

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has convened a session of the national security cabinet by the evening of September 1 2015 to address the chal ...


Three arrested in discovery of 71 migrants’ bodies in Austria

August 28, 2015, by VOANews

Austrian officials say they have arrested three people connected to the discovery of 71 bodies of migrants found in a truck trailer on an Austrian hig ...

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    Thousands of migrants leave Macedonia by train to Serbia
    August 23, 2015, by VOANews

    Thousands of migrants boarded trains Sunday in Macedonia headed north to Serbia after being stuck at the border for several days and blocked from continuing on their journey toward European […]

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    Hungary widens fence on Serbian border
    August 13, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The fence which Hungary started to install last month on the border with Serbia, to cope with the migrant crisis, will be widened all along its 177 kilometres, a Hungarian […]

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    Migrants cut fence on Hungary-Serbia border
    August 9, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    A group of 18 migrants has cut barbed wire installed by the Hungarian government on the border with Serbia, Hungarian media reported on August 7.  The migrants had tried to […]

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    Hungary plans tougher measures against border jumpers
    July 26, 2015, by The Budapest Times

    The government will move to change Hungary’s criminal code to make illegal migration a criminal offence rather than a misdemeanour, Minister in Charge of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár […]