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Migrants Cross Austria Border From Hungary
After thousands embarked on a 300-mile march toward Germany on Friday, the government retreated from enforcing European immigration restrictions.


Exodus of Syrians Highlights Political Failure of the West
Little has been done in Western capitals to stop or mitigate the slow-motion disaster that was befalling Syrian civilians and sending them on the run.


Historical Echoes: Treatment of Migrants Evokes Memories of Europe?s Darkest Hour
Jewish and human rights figures warn of historical amnesia as migrants are tricked into going to camps, marked with identification numbers and denounced as dangerous outsiders with a foreign religion.


The American Response: Many Obstacles Are Seen to U.S. Taking in Large Number of Syrian Refugees
Little appetite for intervention from a country still weary from two wars and struggling with its own immigration problems.


A Day After 71 Migrants Died, 81 Escaped the Back of a Truck in Austria
A police official said migrants who pried open a truck door and escaped were apparently taken to Western Europe by the same smugglers as the migrants who died.


Traveling in Europe?s River of Migrants
Tens of thousands of migrants, mostly fleeing unrest in the Middle East and Afghanistan, arrived in Hungary on their way ? they hope ? to Germany or other countries in northern Europe where they will seek asylum.


Thousands of Migrants Reach Austria After All-Night Trip
Nearly 5,000 exhausted migrants, many of them fleeing from Syria, were bussed to the Austrian border by a Hungarian government that gave up trying to stop them and instead decided to help them travel in safety.


Russian Moves in Syria Pose Concerns for U.S.
President Vladimir V. Putin has sent a military advance team to Syria and is taking other steps that the United States fears could lead Russia to expand its military support for President Bashar al-Assad, administration officials said.

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•  Russia sets up 'wedding police'
A special police unit is set up to ensure security at weddings in southern region of Adygeya.
•  Finnish students get 'survival kits'
Packages being given to students in the city of Lahti are inspired by Finland's baby starter boxes.
•  Caretaker turns school into gallery
A 90-year-old former art teacher spends his spare time covering the inside of a Russian school with elaborate murals.
•  Organic undies for Norway's military
Norwegian military personnel will soon be going into action in organic underwear.
•  Arabic Sesame Street re-launches
Much-loved adaptation of children's TV programme returns to screens in the Middle East after a 25-year hiatus.

BBC: World [Video&Audio]
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•  VIDEO: Germany prepares for migrant arrivals
The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Munich central station, where up to 6,000 migrants are expected to arrive on trains from Vienna.
•  VIDEO: The desperate journey towards Europe
One of the key departure points for many migrants heading to Europe is Libya, with the lack of a stable government making it an ideal base.
•  VIDEO: Syria burial for drowned Kurdi family
The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and members of his family have been buried in Kobane in Syria after being transported there from Turkey.
•  VIDEO: 'Olympic' sand sculptures on display
Master sand sculptors from around the world are competing in San Diego, California at the annual US Sand Sculpting Challenge.
•  VIDEO: Mother 'collapsed in tears' on migrant march
One migrant told the BBC's Matthew Price she was going to Germany to meet her husband. She had three children with her.

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