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Pollution from rigged German Volkswagens to kill 1,200 – study

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EMISSIONS SCANDAL. This file photo taken on September 22, 2015 shows the logo of German car maker Volkswagen in Hanover, central Germany. File photo by Julian StratenSchulte/ DPA/ AFP

‘The researchers estimate that 1,200 people in Europe will die early, each losing as much as a decade of their life, as a result of excess emissions generated,’ the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which took part in the study, explains

PARIS, France (Mar. 4, 2017  ) — Pollution from 2.6 million Volkswagen cars sold in Germany between 2008 and 2015, rigged to appear eco-friendly, will cause 1,200 premature deaths in Europe, a study of the fraud’s health impacts said Friday, March 3. Continue reading Pollution from rigged German Volkswagens to kill 1,200 – study

Migrants injured in mass brawl at Hungary refugee camp

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HUNGARY MIGRANTS. Migrants among their tents on the Serbian side of the Hungarian-Serbian border near Horgos, Serbia, July 16, 2016. Photo by Edvard Mohar/EPA

A group of around 20 asylum-seekers triggers the violence when they exchanged blows before attacking each other using furniture

BUDAPEST, Hungary (July 18, 2016) — Eight people were hospitalized after a mass brawl involving some 200 migrants broke out at a migrant camp in Hungary on Sunday, July 17, a senior government official said.  Continue reading Migrants injured in mass brawl at Hungary refugee camp

Migrant pressure returns to Hungary-Serbia border

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CRISIS. Detained migrants who arrived via Serbia sit near the border village of Roszke, Hungary, February 9, 2016. File photo by Zoltan Gergely/EPA
This month, around 1,500 migrants have tried to cross into Hungary so far, say police

BUDAPEST, Hungary (Feb. 22, 2016) — Hungary on Monday, February 22, reported a sharp rise in the numbers of migrants breaching its southern borders in February, the first significant surge since the frontiers were sealed last year.

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