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Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

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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

Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

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

World, 5:58pm EDT

Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel likened the test Germany faces in coping with a flood of refugees to the challenge of reunifying the country 25 years ago, and called on citizens on Monday to show flexibility, patience and openness.

World, 11:32am EDT

Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept: Kremlin

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.

World, Russia, France, 9:19am EDT

Migrants in Hungary seek traffickers on trip 'from death to death'

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.

World, Syria 30 Aug 2015

Hollande, Merkel, Putin back bid for new Ukraine ceasefire

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.

Russia, World, France, 29 Aug 2015

RWE Innogy near $2 billion UK Galloper wind park deal

FRANKFURT - Germany's RWE is close to striking a financing deal for its planned 1.3 billion-pound ($2 billion) Galloper UK offshore wind park project, according to one of its executives, as its expansion in renewable energies gathers pace.

Deals, 28 Aug 2015

Merkel, heckled on visit to refugees, says no to xenophobia

HEIDENAU, Germany - Dozens of protesters shouted at Chancellor Angela Merkel and waved placards with the slogan "traitor" on Wednesday when she visited an eastern German town where anti-refugee protests erupted into violence at the weekend.

World, 26 Aug 2015

Once a source of envy, Germany's China exports turn into a risk

BERLIN - Germany's export exposure to China, for years a source of economic strength, is fast turning into a risk that raises questions about the health of other sources of growth in Europe's largest economy.

China, 26 Aug 2015

Merkel backs emergency funds for German towns facing refugee influx

BERLIN - Germany's government plans to double funding this year to help towns cope with record numbers of refugees, moving to tackle an issue that is straining resources and fuelling social tensions.

World, 26 Aug 2015
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Ukraine guardsman killed in nationalist protest outside parliament

KIEV - A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of nationalist protesters on Monday as they were guarding parliament where lawmakers backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas. | Video