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Migration crisis: Hungary PM claims Europe is in grip of 'madness' 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Viktor Orbán attacks EU immigration policy as misguided, warning that influx of Muslim refugees poses threat to Europe’s Christian identity

Hungary’s nationalist prime minister, Viktor Orbán, has claimed that Europe is in the grip of madness over immigration and refugees, and argued that he was defending European Christianity against a Muslim influx.

Orbán’s incendiary remarks came as he arrived in Brussels for a confrontation with EU leaders over his hardline policies in Europe’s biggest migration emergency since the second world war.

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Charity behind migrant-rescue boats sees 15-fold rise in donations in 24 hours 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Migrant Offshore Aid Station says donations hit €150,000 in past 24 hours, after pictures of drowned three-year-old Syrian boy published worldwide

A charity which runs independent rescue boats to rescue migrants at risk of drowning said it has seen a 15-fold increase in donations over the past 24 hours, which it attributed to the international horror at the picture of a small Syrian boy lying lifeless on a Turkish beach.

The Migrant Offshore Aid Station – set up by two philanthropists in Malta – said it had saved more than 10,000 lives during its first year in operation by giving medical and technical assistance to boats crossing the Mediterranean.

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Migration crisis: new public mood poses dilemma for Cameron 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Prime minister will have to judge mood carefully as newspapers conduct overnight U-turn on refugees

It has been the quietest summer for Downing Street communications professionals, a pleasant holiday suffused with self-congratulation, a routine weekly news announcement and some amused flicking of the 24 hour news screens between a choice of meltdowns – the Australian batting order and the Labour party.

Related: Shocking images of drowned Syrian boy show tragic plight of refugees

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Refugee crisis: what can you do to help? 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
From donating to a charity to volunteering – here is a guide to some of the practical ways that individuals can contribute The shocking image of a boy who drowned trying to flee the war in Syria has prompted calls for governments to do more to tackle the refugee crisis, but what can individual citizens do to help? So far Germany has put other nations to shame with plans to take 800,000 asylum seekers this year. There has also been a series of impressive voluntary campaigns and gestures, from Refugees Welcome – a scheme for sharing homes with those fleeing conflict and persecution described as the the Airbnb for refugees – to a professional football club fielding a third team made up entirely of refugees ...
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Greece Rescues 751 at Sea in Latest 24 Hours 3.9.2015 newindianexpress.com
Hungary's railway company said it had suspended all direct trains from the Hungarian capital to western destinations.
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Drowned Syrian kid Aylan's life was full of fear 3.9.2015 TOI: Home
There are no beaches in Kobani, just bombs. From the Syrian town besieged by Isis, Aylan Kurdi and his brother fled.
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Migration crisis: Budapest station reopens but trains cancelled – in pictures 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Hungarian police have withdrawn from the gates at Keleti train station after two days of blocking the entry, prompting refugees camped outside to rush on to trains they hoped were headed to Austria and Germany. But all international trains to western Europe were immediately cancelled, meaning the refugees are still in Budapest.

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Over 2,000 fleeing refugees from Syria drowned in Mediterranean since 2011: UN 3.9.2015 FirstPost: Bollywood

A UN panel says more than 2,000 Syrians have drowned in the Mediterranean while trying to reach Europe since 2011

The post Over 2,000 fleeing refugees from Syria drowned in Mediterranean since 2011: UN appeared first on Firstpost.

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UN Syria investigators denounce `failure` to protect refugees 3.9.2015 Zee News : World
UN investigators on Thursday denounced the international community`s failure to protect refugees fleeing Syria, saying the neglect of those forced to flee the conflict had fuelled Europe`s migrant crisis. 
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Hungary opens station to refugees after stand-off 3.9.2015 New Kerala: World News
Budapest, Sep 3 : Hungarian authorities on Thursday opened the main railway station in the capital Budapest to refugees following a two-day stand-off, the media reported.
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Hungary opens station to refugees after stand-off 3.9.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Hungarian authorities on Thursday opened the main railway station in the capital Budapest to refugees following a two-day stand-off, the media reported.
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Won’t bar entry to Syrians: Turkey 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Won’t bar entry to Syrians: Turkey
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Schengen visa regime under threat 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Schengen visa regime under threat
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Drowned toddler sparks fresh horror over Europe migrant crisis 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Drowned toddler sparks fresh horror over Europe migrant crisis
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Icelanders use Facebook to open doors to refugees 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Icelanders use Facebook to open doors to refugees
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Refugees threaten Europe's Christian roots, says Hungary's Orban 3.9.2015 Zee News : World
The influx of refugees into Europe threatens to undermine the continent`s Christian roots and governments must control their borders before they can decide how many asylum seekers they can take, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said.
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Images of drowned boy must be seen, activists say 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Images of drowned boy must be seen, activists say
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Migrant crisis: Germany at the center of Eur... 3.9.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Migrant crisis: Germany at the center of Eur...
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Migrants Storm Budapest Train as Horror of Crisis Hits Home 3.9.2015 newindianexpress.com
Chaos erupted as crowds of people burst into the flashpoint station and rushed towards a standing train.
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How are you supporting people caught up in the migration crisis? 3.9.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Ordinary people, without humanitarian aid training, are helping those caught up in the migration crisis. Are you? Share your story with us

A growing number of people across Europe, dissatisfied with their governments’ response to the migration crisis, are finding their own ways to support the people crossing into Europe.

We want to hear from ordinary people in Europe who’ve helped those seeking asylum or those who have recently arrived.

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