Macedonian police use tear gas against migrants on Greek border

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Macedonian police use tear gas against migrants on Greek border 

ATHENS, April 13 — Macedonian police used tear gas against refugees near the Greek town of Idomeni on the Macedonian-Greek border on Wednesday, a Greek news outlet reported.

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Austria starts border management facilities construction on border with Italy

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Austria starts border management facilities construction on border with Italy 

VIENNA, April 13 — Austria has began the construction of border management facilities at the Brenner Pass on the shared border with Italy on Tuesday despite protests from the Italian government, local media reported.

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Solon commends RP bet Angelia Ong for winning Miss Earth 2015

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Solon commends RP bet Angelia Ong for winning Miss Earth 2015 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — A House member has commended and congratulated Angelia Ong for winning the prestigious Miss Earth 2015 beauty pageant held at Marx Halle in Vienna, Austria last Dec. 5, 2015, which brought honor and pride to the Philippines.

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Germany criticizes Austria for moving refugees to Bavarian border

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Germany criticizes Austria for moving refugees to Bavarian border 

MOSCOW, Oct. 28 — Speaking after a cabinet meeting chaired by Chancellor Angela Merkel, de Maiziere stressed that moving groups of migrants to the Bavarian border and letting them cross over by themselves without warning German authorities in advance was not "how it is done among friends."

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Over 15,000 refugees currently in Slovenian centers

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Over 15,000 refugees currently in Slovenian centers 

LJUBLJANA, Oct. 28 — Nearly 15,300 refugees have been placed by Wednesday morning at several centers across the country, the Slovenian Press Agency (STA) reported.

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Feature: Refugees arrive in Slovenia in hope of starting new life in Europe

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Refugees arrive in Slovenia in hope of starting new life in Europe 

RIGONCE, Slovenia, Oct. 28 — Wearing her pale smile, fourteen-year-old Syrian girl Maria waved her right hand as she proceeded on Tuesday afternoon to board one of five Slovenian buses at a country road at the Slovenian tiny border village of Rigonce, along with some 200 other refugees.

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Austrian tourism industry hopes for more Chinese visitors over winter

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Austrian tourism industry hopes for more Chinese visitors over winter 

VIENNA, Oct. 22 — The Austrian tourism industry is hopeful for a successful winter season with a particular emphasis this year on attracting Chinese visitors, head of the Austrian National Tourist Office (OeW) Petra Stolba said Wednesday.

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More than 23,000 asylum seekers cross Austrian border over weekend

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on More than 23,000 asylum seekers cross Austrian border over weekend 

VIENNA, Sept. 22 — At least 23,700 migrants crossed into Austria over the past weekend, Austrian authorities revealed Monday.

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Euro zone manufacturing continues expansion in Aug., employment rising at fastest pace in four years

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Euro zone manufacturing continues expansion in Aug., employment rising at fastest pace in four years 

BRUSSELS, Sept. 1 — The eurozone manufacturing sector continued to expand at a solid, steady pace in August, with the employment rising at the quickest pace in four years, a survey showed Tuesday.

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Austria tightens border control to search for human smuggling suspects

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Austria tightens border control to search for human smuggling suspects 

BUDAPEST, Aug. 31 — Austria has tightened border controls on the M1-A4 motorway linking Budapest to Vienna, blocking traffic for 30 km to search for human smuggling suspects, local wire service MTI reported Monday.

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