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Midday Roundup: Stampede near Mecca kills more than 700 pilgrims

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 9/24/15, 11:25 am

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Globe Trot: European leaders hold migrant meeting in New York

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/18/15, 11:10 am

PERSECUTION: Today in New York, 100 parliamentarians from 50 countries gather to discuss religious persecution and Europe’s migrant crisis. Germans are there in force, and WORLD is covering. On Twitter follow #NYCFoRB.

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Globe Trot: Migrant crisis continues to fracture EU

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/14/15, 10:30 am

GERMANY: Yesterday Germany temporarily suspended all train traffic to and from Austria as Europe continues to cope with a worsening migrant crisis. Germany reimposed document checks for all border crossers—upending Europe’s 30-year treaty guaranteeing passport-free travel—to stem the tide of migrants and send a signal to other EU countries it feels aren’t absorbing sufficient migrants.

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