Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis
Europe in new migrant standoff as figures show scale of crisis

Hundreds of migrants were left stranded outside Budapest`s main railway station on Wednesday after being barred from travelling to Germany by police, as new figures highlighted the massive scale of Europe`s refugee crisis.

Migrants protest as Hungary shutters Budapest train station

Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest`s shuttered Eastern Railway Terminus on Tuesday, demanding that they be allowed to travel on to Germany, as a migration crisis put the European Union`s rules under unprecedented strain.

Budapest main train station closed to migrants

 Hungarian police on Tuesday cleared Budapest`s main train station of hundreds of migrants trying to get to western Europe, prompting a demonstration by around 200 young men outside.

Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks
Migrant trains reach Germany as EU asylum system creaks

Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary on Monday as European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration unprecedented in the EU.

Train with migrants bound for Munich halted at Hungary-Austria border

A train that left Budapest for Munich at 0910 GMT with migrants on board is standing at the Hungarian-Austrian border at Hegyeshalom waiting for "authorities` action", Hungarian railway operator MAV told Reuters on Monday.

Austria clamps down by border to catch migrant smugglers

EU member state Austria has tightened controls on motorways near the Hungarian border, where an abandoned lorry was found last week containing 71 dead migrants, four of them children. 

Hungary slams `groundless` French criticism of border barrier

 Hungary on Sunday lashed out at French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius over his criticism of the country`s new anti-migrant border barrier, accusing him of "shocking and groundless" judgements.

Hungary detains 5th suspect in truck deaths of 71 in Austria

Hungarian police say they have detained a fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighbouring Austria.

New arrest in Hungary over Austrian migrant tragedy

 Hungarian police said Sunday that they have arrested a fifth man over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria last week.

Austria death truck suspects held, second vehicle found

 Four suspects in Austria`s migrant truck tragedy were remanded in custody in Hungary on Saturday, as Austrian police rescued three "severely dehydrated" refugee children packed into another vehicle.

Austria truck death suspects to appear in court

Four people arrested after the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants were found in a truck in Austria will appear before a judge in Hungary Saturday, officials said as the discovery sent shock waves through Europe.

Children among 71 migrants found dead in truck in Austria

Four children, including a baby girl, were among 71 migrants found dead in a truck on an Austrian highway and several people have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the tragedy, Austrian police said on Friday.

Four held over Austria truck tragedy as migrant deaths mount
Four held over Austria truck tragedy as migrant deaths mount

 Hungary said on Friday it had arrested four people over the discovery of the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants, believed to be Syrian, in an abandoned truck in Austria.

Hungary mulls stiff penalties for border jumpers, people smugglers

 Hungary moved on Friday to stiffen penalties for illegal border crossing in a new bid to deter the wave of migrants surging into the country in record numbers.

Three people in custody in Hungary over Austrian tragedy

Austrian police said Friday that three people were in custody in Hungary over the discovery of 71 dead migrants in an abandoned truck with Hungarian number plates.

More than 70 bodies found in Austrian refugee lorry

Austrian police have recovered more than 70 dead migrants from a lorry abandoned on a motorway, the government said Friday, in the latest horrific tragedy in Europe`s unrelenting migrant misery.

Hungary crisis escalates as police used teargas to disperse migrants

Hungary's migrant crisis escalated on Wednesday as police fired teargas at its main processing centre and the government announced it was sending 2,000 "border hunters" to stem the flow of record numbers of people entering from Serbia.

Hungary migrant crisis escalates as police fire teargas

Hungary`s migrant crisis escalated Wednesday as police fired teargas at its main processing centre and the government announced it was sending 2,000 "border hunters" to stem the flow of record numbers of people entering from Serbia.

Hungary may send army to border as migrants stream in

Hungary said on Wednesday it was considering using the army to secure its southern border, where record numbers of migrants are streaming into the European Union, many fleeing war in Syria.

Record numbers cross Hungary border as refugee crisis escalates

 Record numbers of refugees are streaming into EU member Hungary from Serbia, posing a new headache for regional leaders at a summit this week set to be dominated by Europe`s worst migrant crisis since World War II.