European Migrant Crisis
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From the Right'NO CAMP! NO CAMP!': Scuffles break out at Hungary train station after police stop migrant train
Confusion reigned at Budapest's main railway station Thursday morning after Hungarian police allowed hundreds of migrants to enter the building, but the country's railway operator said that no direct trains would depart for Western Europe, the intended destination for many refugees.
A Reuters photographer estimated that up to 1,000 migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia had poured into the Keleti railway station from the square outside. The photographer also reported that some people had stormed the first trains they could find and were trying to push themselves...
From the LeftHungary's leader to migrants: ‘Please don't come.’
In a dramatic sign that Europe’s fast-mounting refugee crisis may be set to get even worse, Hungary’s far-right leader told asylum-seekers Thursday to stay away from Europe and vowed to crack down on the thousands of migrants who are crossing into his country every day.
The harsh comments following emergency meetings with European Union leaders in Brussels came as thousands of asylum-seekers rushed Budapest’s central train station, desperate to move onward from squalid conditions but frightened that Hungarian authorities were laying a trap.
Hungary’s leaders have taken the hardest stance...
From the LeftHungary's Premier Defends Handling Of Migrant Crisis
Hungary's prime minister says his country is doing all it can to manage a growing migrant crisis that has flooded it with refugees, as European officials said they will meet later this month in Brussels to discuss an effort to "strengthen the European response" to the situation.
Viktor Orban said the influx of refugees into his country is really "a German problem" because that is the intended destination of most of them. Hungarians, along with other Europeans are "full of fear" he says, because "they see that the European leaders,...