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EU Refugee Crisis: As It Happens

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Follow the latest updates on Europe's evolving migration crisis.

Follow the latest updates on Europe's evolving migration crisis.
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San Francisco, California

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Follow the latest updates on Europe's evolving migration crisis.

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English


Episodes

Delivering Aid at Refugee Flashpoints

9/29/2015
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With an international refugee crisis dominating the news, humanitarian organisations are having to strike a difficult balance.

Duration: 00:18:00


Crush of Migrants at Common Border Reignites Serbia-Croatia Hostility

9/27/2015
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The strain of coping with asylum seekers on their joint border is causing Serbia and Croatia to invoke retaliatory frontier restrictions — and recall their bitter political history. (Weekend Edition, NPR, 9/26/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


The Latest on Europe's Migrant Crisis

9/20/2015
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BBC News Europe reporter Gavin Lee reports from the Balkans, where thousands of migrants are trying to make their way to Germany and other Northern European countries. (Leonard Lopate, WNYC, 9/21/2015)

Duration: 00:24:00


Hungary Closes Border With Serbia; Vows to Arrest Trespassers

9/14/2015
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Hungary has created a physical barrier along its entire southern border, in an attempt to keep asylum-seekers out of its territory. Many refugees travel through Hungary on their way to Germany. (Morning Edition, NPR, 9/15/2015)

Duration: 00:03:00


EU Ministers Unable to Reach Agreement on Resettlement of 120,000 Refugees

9/14/2015
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A meeting of European Union ministers has ended without an agreement on how to resettle 120,000 refugees, mostly from the Middle East and North Africa. (The World Today, ABC, 9/15/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


Germany Introduces Border Controls to Slow Flow of Refugees

9/13/2015
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Germany is introducing temporary controls on its border with Austria to cope with the influx of refugees. (Morning Report, RNZ, 9/14/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


Divisions Grow in Europe Over How to Handle Asylum Seeker Crisis

9/10/2015
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Divisions in Europe over the worsening asylum seeker crisis are growing, as eastern European countries harden their stances against the never ending stream of people. (PM, ABC, 2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


Migrants Enter Denmark, Determined to Reach Sweden

9/9/2015
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Denmark has been trying to dissuade refugees from entering its borders. But an estimated 3,000 have crossed into the country since Sunday, and some Danes are helping them make their way to Sweden. (Morning Edition, NPR, 9/10/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


UN Urges Global Response to Humanitarian Crisis

9/8/2015
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A top United Nations official has called for a global response to Europe's ongoing humanitarian crisis. (World News Australia Radio, SBS, 9/9/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


France, UK Pledge to Take in Thousands of Refugees

9/7/2015
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In our news wrap Monday, hundreds of people broke through Hungarian police lines near the Serbian border to walk on the main highway to Budapest. Meanwhile, European leaders debated how to handle the new wave of refugees. (PBS NewsHour, 9/7/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


The Power of an Iconic Image

9/7/2015
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A photo of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi, a Syrian refugee who drowned attempting to cross the border into to Turkey along with 12 others, went viral online on Wednesday...So can outrage be sustained and channeled into action? And will this iconic photo serve as the tipping point in the Syrian refugee conflict? (The Takeaway, WNYC, 9/4/2015)

Duration: 00:06:00


Europe Grappling With the Surge of Migrants

9/7/2015
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A one hour focus on Europe grappling with the surge of migrants. We ask whether the influx will unite or divide the EU - The Danish law aimed at discouraging migrants - The university helping refugees finish their education - How tourists are pitching in to help destitute arrivals - The Europeans who are migrating south - All that and more. (Inside Europe, DW English, 9/6/2015)

Duration: 00:32:00


The Future of Open Borders

9/7/2015
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The Austria-Hungary border has become the latest pressure point in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. We get an update on the huge influx of migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Africa and the future of open borders within the E.U. (Diane Rehm, WAMU, 9/3/2015)

Duration: 00:45:00