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Migrant chaos at Budapest train station

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BUDAPEST/BERLIN - Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday demanding they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as the biggest ever influx of migrants into the European Union left its asylum policies in tatters. | Video

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Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks 11:20am BST

VIENNA/MUNICH - Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary on Monday as European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration unprecedented in the EU. | Video

Migrants protest as Hungary shutters Budapest train station 11:14am BST

BUDAPEST - Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's shuttered Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday, demanding that they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as a migration crisis put the European Union's rules under unprecedented strain.

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Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks 31 Aug 2015

VIENNA/MUNICH - Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary on Monday as European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration unprecedented in the EU. | Video

Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept - Kremlin 31 Aug 2015

MOSCOW - Foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet by the middle of September to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Monday.

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European shares dip, set for weakest month since August 2011 31 Aug 2015

LONDON - European shares fell on Monday, with Germany's DAX and France's CAC on track for their weakest month for four years, hit by sliding Chinese stocks and prospects of a near-term U.S. interest rate increase.

Migrants in Hungary seek traffickers on trip 'from death to death' 30 Aug 2015

BUDAPEST - Ahmed, a Syrian man, and his wife wait with hundreds of other migrants at a railway station in central Budapest hoping to find a smuggler to take them to Germany, the final destination in an exhausting and dangerous journey.

German court overturns assembly ban on town hit by anti-refugee clashes 29 Aug 2015

BERLIN - Germany's highest court on Saturday overturned a weekend ban on assemblies in an eastern town that was the scene a week ago of violent protests against refugees that galvanised the government to fight xenophobia.

Hollande, Merkel, Putin back bid for new Ukraine ceasefire 29 Aug 2015

PARIS - The leaders of France, Germany and Russia backed a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine in a three-way phone call on Saturday, but offered contrasting views of why February's peace deal is in trouble.

Despite record surplus, Germany ignores calls to spend more 28 Aug 2015

BERLIN - Germany posted a record-breaking 21 billion euro surplus in the first half of 2015 but has turned a deaf ear to criticism from home and abroad that it should cut taxes or raise public spending to help alleviate pressures in the euro zone.

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Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests

KIEV - A fragile truce between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists appeared to be holding on Tuesday as both sides made a renewed effort to silence their guns and make the much-abused ceasefire work.