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Syrian migrants walk in the sunset after they crossed the Hungarian-Serbian border near Roszke, Hungary August 25, 2015. Hungary's government has started to construct a 175-km-long (110-mile-long) fence on its border with Serbia in order to halt a massive
28/08/2015 - Austria

Austrian NGOs blame Europe's asylum policy for migrant deaths

NGOs in Austria on Friday blamed the European Union's asylum policy after the bodies of 71 migrants were found dead in the back of a lorry.
Refugees in a train station in Macedonia on  22 August.
27/08/2015 - Europe

Why do Serbia and Macedonia want help with migrants?

The foreign ministers of Serbia and Macedonia called for European Union action on the migrant crisis at a summit attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Vienna on Thursday.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
26/08/2015 - European Union

Germany pushes for EU migrant policy change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Wednesday there would be no tolerance for anti-migrant violence after facing a far-right protest during a visit to a refugee centre.

The scene at the Jo Goldenberg restaurant on Paris's rue des Rosiers after the attack
26/08/2015 - FRANCE - JORDAN - palestine

France issues warrant for 1982 Jewish restaurant terror attack suspect

French investigators have issued an international arrest warrant for a Palestinian accused of taking part in a 1982 attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris that killed six people, sources said ...
Doha, Qatar.
17/08/2015 - Qatar

Qatar labour reform no fundamental change for migrant workers, expert

Qatar is getting ready to implement labour reforms that will guarantee wages for its 1.2 million migrant workers.

Maxime Hauchard, 1 out of 9 French nationals fighting jihad in Syria, is seen in this still shot taken from  a propaganda video.
11/08/2015 - France

Tracking jihadists one problem, confirming they're dead another

France's scramble to confirm the reported killing in Syria of a key Islamic State recruiter shows the headache authorities face in pinning down evidence of jihadists' deaths, which may be fabricated ...
People relax as "Paris Plages" (Paris Beach) opens along the banks of River Seine in Paris, France, July 20, 2015.
09/08/2015 - France

Controversy swells at Paris' "Tel Aviv beach" on Seine

An event by Paris municipality to honour Tel Aviv by transforming the capital's river bank into the vibrant beaches of Israel's second largest city, has sparked outrage.
Isabelle Prime was greeted by President Hollande and Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, August 7, 2015
08/08/2015 - France-Yemen

French hostage Isabelle Prime back in France after Yemen release

France's last hostage abroad, Isabelle Prime, returned home Friday evening after spending more than five months in captivity.
Demonstrators in Yemen call for the release of French hostage Isabelle Prime, 24 February 2015.
07/08/2015 - FRANCE-YEMEN

French hostage flies home after being freed in Yemen

Isabelle Prime, France's last hostage abroad, is scheduled to fly home on Friday, after being held captive for more than 5 months in Yemen.
Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
04/08/2015 - Israel - France

French tourist attacked at Jerusalem holy site after waving flag

A French tourist in Jerusalem was assaulted by four Palestinians on Tuesday after waving an Israeli flag at one of Islam's holiest sites, and the holiest for Jews.

COP21 Official logo
01/08/2015 - Paris climate conference 2015

Explainer COP21: The basics

A crucial international event is due to take place at the end of the year in Paris.
Israeli soldiers patrolling along the border with Syria in the Golan Heights earlier this year.
30/07/2015 - ISRAEL

Israel strikes Syrian village killing pro-Assad forces

An airstrike by Israel yesterday on a government held village in the Syrian Golan Heights has reportedly killed fighters loyal to President Bashar-Al-Assad alongside two Hezbollah militants, raising ...
29/07/2015 - France-Iran

Fabius delivers presidential invitation to Rouhani as relations post-deal thaw

France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrived in Teheran on Wednesday seeking to revive relations with Iran, after this month's historic nuclear deal.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will be in Iran on Wednesday
28/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

Bad blood between France's Fabius and hardliners in Iran

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius's visit to Iran on Wednesday will be a key test of the relationship between Tehran and Paris, French President Francois Hollande says, as hardliners in Iran ...
Portrait of Sakine Cansiz in front of the Kurdish cultural centre where she was killed in 2013
23/07/2015 - FRANCE- TURkey

French inquiry implicates Turkish secret services in Paris Kurds' murder

French investigators have found that Turkey's secret services were probably involved in the murder of three Kurdish women activists in Paris in 2013.