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Refugees take the bus to the Austrian border after spending days stranded in Budapest. Austrian officials expected 10,000 people to arrive from Hungary. (AFP/Attila Kisbenedek)
September 05, 2015 - 17:25 GMT
Thousands of refugees streamed Saturday into Austria and on to Germany after being allowed to leave Hungary, putting further strain on EU unity as the bloc struggles with its biggest influx of migrants since World War II.
Real Madrid team
September 05, 2015 - 16:21 GMT
The Blancos have followed in the footsteps of Bayern Munich by pledging a seven-figure sum to those migrating into Europe
Militants take position in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 05, 2015 - 14:50 GMT
Infighting among anti-government extremist groups in Syria has left 47 militants dead in the city of Marea in the country’s Aleppo Province. Twenty-seven militants from the Daesh group and 20 militants from other groups were killed in the clashes.
A Turkish police officer escorted suspect Hassan Ali Salih to court in Bodrum. He was charged with
September 05, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
Four Syrians have been remanded in custody by a Turkish court, after being charged in connection with the drowning of refugees including tragic toddler Aylan Kurdi.
Sawiris has a $2.5B fortune and is Egypt's third wealthiest man. (The Globe and Mail)
September 05, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Tycoon Naguib Sawiris, the 609th richest person in the world, proposes to buy a Greek or Italian island to shelter refugees fleeing across the Mediterranean.
Thousands of refugees from Syria and other war-torn countries left the Budapest train station to head to the Austrian border by foot. The Hungarian government has since agreed to bus the refugees to the borders. (AFP/Ferenc Isza)
September 05, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
The leaders of Germany and Austria on Friday agreed to permit the entry of thousands of migrants from Hungary -- as the refugee crisis in Europe escalates.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 04, 2015 - 17:36 GMT
Russian President Bladimir Putin is now raising the possibility of President al-Assad sharing power and holding an early election with the 'healthy opposition.'
Hundreds of outraged refugees depart the Budapest train station by foot. (AFP/Peter Kohalmi)
September 04, 2015 - 17:05 GMT
Hundreds of furious migrants who have been stuck in Budapest for days have started marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot.
Bundesliga clubs step up in refugee crisis
September 04, 2015 - 15:37 GMT
The refugee crisis is sweeping across Europe, and while many governments stall in their search for answer, German football clubs have shown incredible generosity in their attempt to help those searching for a new home.
The three tower tombs destroyed were
September 04, 2015 - 13:02 GMT
Three of the tower tombs that stood outside the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra for almost 2,000 years have been destroyed by Islamic State militants.
Over 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean Sea so far in 2015. (AFP/File)
September 04, 2015 - 10:45 GMT
The UN has criticized the European Union (EU) for failing to find a response to the spiraling refugee influx, urging the bloc to accept and distribute up to 200,000 asylum-seekers across the continent as part of a binding program for relocation of refugees.