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Migrants Suffer in Bosnian Bottleneck

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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TOL
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A mass of international migrants, turned back at the EU border, is building up in Bosnia, yet NGOs say their hands are tied by bureaucratic obstacles. by Katie Tiffin With thousands of refugees and...

Fears of Radiation Leak From Flooded Ukraine Mine

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Ukraine
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TOL
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Kyiv and Washington are calling on Ukrainian separatists not to stop the pumps in a mine where a small nuclear bomb was detonated in 1979. 20 April 2018 Ukrainian Ecology Minister Ostap Semerak said...

Electrified Fence Keeps Hungary-Bound Migrants Away

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Hungary
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TOL
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Budapest says the new fence will deter the expected surge in migrant numbers. Hungary, the first EU country to put up border fences during the migrant crisis, is building a stronger line of defense...

Turkey May Have Scrapped Refugee Deal with Bulgaria

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Bulgaria
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TOL
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Turkey has unilaterally suspended its refugee readmission agreement with Bulgaria, government sources told Bulgarian newspapers 24 Chasa and Dnevnik. The readmission agreement is part of the larger...

Bulgaria Braces for More Migrants

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Bulgaria
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TOL
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Starting this week, EU countries can send back non-EU citizens who enter the bloc from Turkey illegally. Bulgaria’s preparations for an expected uptick in migrants crossing from Turkey are coming in...

Central Europe reaffirms opposition to quotas

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World
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TOL
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New EU proposal for asylum reform includes fines for those who do not comply and elicits predictable response from region’s politicians. 5 May 2016 Central European leaders have loudly voiced their...

Serbia Giving $5.4m to Srebrenica

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
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TOL
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Bosnian town where 8,000 Muslims were massacred should become ‘bridge of cooperation,’ Serbia’s premier says. Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic this week announced that his country would donate...

Georgia: Shelter From the Storm

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Georgia
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TOL
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Yet again in the Caucasus, the internally displaced are being treated as pawns in a game without rules. by TOL 4 February 2011 Historically, the Caucasus has been a place of displaced people, but...

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