All posts tagged "Austria"

  • Supporters and activists of the Migration Aid civil group hold a demonstration in support of migrants at Kossuth Square, in front of the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Over 150,000 migrants have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia. Many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (Noemi Bruzak/MTI via AP)
    Austria, Germany says they will take refugees from Hungary

    BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after breaking away from police and marching for hours toward Western Europe, boarded buses provided by Hungary’s government as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and Germany would...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • A long queue of vehicles waits on the M1 motorway near the border between Hungary and Austria near Mosonmagyarovar, 158 km northwest from Budapest, Hungary, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. The line has reached 20 kilometers as every vehicle capable of smuggling people is checked at the border after 71 migrants were found dead in a truck Thursday. (Csaba Krizsan/MTI via AP)
    Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. In addition to the gridlock...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon holds up a T-shirt that reads, "No kangaroos in Austria" after mistakenly saying "Australia" instead of "Austria" at a U.N. Conference in Vienna, Monday. (Yonhap)
    UN Secretary-General playfully apologizes after mistakenly referring to Austria as Australia

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon playfully apologized Monday after mistakenly referring to “Austria” as “Australia” during a U.N. conference in Vienna. Addressing a conference of developing landlocked countries, Ban thanked the wrong country for hosting the event. “I...

    • Posted November 6, 2014
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