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  • Why do so many refugees avoid Bulgaria?
    September 10, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    An Arabic language “Refugee Handbook,” has ranked Bulgaria first among countries asylum seekers should avoid. Refugees have said xenophobia and Islamophobia are widespread and that they try to skirt around […]

  • Refugee crisis ‘to cost Germany 10 billion euro’
    September 6, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Germany’s cost of care for refugees could reach around 10 billion euro ($11 billion) in 2015. Amid internal criticism over Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decisions, the CDU and SPD are due to […]

  • Hungarians urge ‘quick solution’ for migrant crisis
    September 4, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Thousands of Budapest citizens and tourists make their way cautiously around thousands of migrants squatting or lying down in the underpass at Budapest’s Keleti train station which also shares a […]

  • Austria struggles to cope with influx of refugees
    September 1, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    It took only a matter of minutes for Austrian police to find its first van attempting to carry seven smuggled refugees across the Hungary border – painstaking work and a […]

  • IMF changing tack on Greece
    August 31, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    With loans totaling approximately $25 billion, Greece is currently the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) most important customer. “The IMF has crossed the ‘point of no return’,” says Rolf J. Langhammer [&hell ...

  • Fifth suspect detained over Austria migrant deaths
    August 30, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Police in Hungary announced on Sunday they had arrested a fifth suspect, a Bulgarian citizen, in connection with last week’s discovery of a truck abandoned in Austria containing the bodies […]

  • Greece PM Tsipras set to resign, call snap election
    August 20, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was expected to announce early elections in an effort to quell rebellion within his party. Many left-wing lawmakers are disappointed with what they see as […]

  • Slovakia ‘will only accept Christian refugees’
    August 20, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Slovakia has said it will only accept Christian refugees under an EU relocation scheme. The country, due to receive 200 people under the EU plan to resettle 40,000 new arrivals, […]