Werner Faymann - updates

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Austrian government moves to tighten asylum rules

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:24 AM

Austria s government facing a record influx of migrants as well as a surge in support for the anti immigration far right moves to tighten asylum rules in the EU country

WAITING. A refugee sleeps while he waits to board a bus driving him further in to Austria in Nickelsdorf at the Austrian-Hungarian border on September 20, 2015. Photo by Vladimir Simice / AFP

EU summons leaders for refugee crisis summit next Wednesday

Sep 18, 2015 - 8:50 AM

President Tusk would like to focus on other immediate issues that need tackling urgently if we want to get the situation under control including in our neighborhood

REFUGEE CRISIS. In this file photo European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for an EU Summit at the EU Council headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 22, 2015. File photo by Julien Warnand/EPA

Austrian leader compares Hungary migrant treatment to Nazi era

Sep 12, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann says the treatment of refugees by Hungary brings back memories of the darkest period of our continent

Austrian leader calls for emergency EU summit on migrant crisis

Sep 06, 2015 - 5:05 PM

Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann calls for an emergency EU summit to resolve the migrant crisis saying his country s admittance of thousands of refugees crossing from Hungary was just a temporary measure

Migrants stream into Austria from Hungary

Sep 05, 2015 - 9:47 AM

2nd UPDATE Hungary has become the newest flashpoint as hundreds of thousands of migrants try to cross its borders on their journey to Western Europe

HELPING MIGRANTS. Migrants sit in the railway station in Tatabanya 57 kms west of Budapest, Hungary, September 4, 2015, after some 200-300 migrants broke out of the Bicske train station. At Bicske in Hungary, police and interpreters on September 3, urged refugees and migrants to leave a train bound for the western town of Sopron and board 20 waiting buses to a nearby camp, but many were promptly brought back to the station platform. Photo by Balazs Mohai/EPA