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Germany reinstates border controls over refugee surge

Germany said it was reinstating border controls on Sunday as Europe's top economy admitted it was stretched to the limit trying to cope with a record influx of refugees. Also on Sunday, Germany's rail service halted train services with Austria for 12 hours. The announcements came as tragedy struck again off the coast of Greece, with 34 more migrants -- among them babies and children -- drowning when their overcrowded wooden boat capsized in high winds.

For refugees, it’s destination Germany

In a Europe bitterly divided over how to handle its largest wave of migrants since World War II, it is, this time, the Germans who are coming to the rescue.

Calls for action on Europe’s migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy

"Europe needs to stop being moved and start moving," Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said, calling again for a fairer distribution of migrants among the European Union's 28 members.

Gunman opens fire on Amsterdam-Paris train injuring 2 before being subdued by passengers

ARRAS, France – A heavily armed man opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris on Friday, injuring two people before being overpowered by two U.S. passengers.

Gay rights in Eastern Europe: A new battleground for Russia and the West

Eastern Europe, long a stronghold of virulent homophobia, is reexamining attitudes toward gays and lesbians, and the debate has become a new battleground in the conflict between Russia and the West.

Europe’s pointless exercise in Greek austerity

WASHINGTON, D.C. — History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce, and finally as trolling. That, at least, is the case in Greece, where its lenders want it to cut its pensions rather than hike its business taxes, because they're afraid those increases would, as the Financial Times' Peter Spiegel reports, "crimp economic growth."

Drug scanners sit unused as drugs pass through Limón port

After at least two significant cocaine seizures from shipping containers in Europe that originated in Costa Rica during 2014, the government has yet to bring online two X-ray scanners donated six years ago at its Limón port.

Suicide option draws ‘tourists’ to Switzerland

It's a tourism boom, but not one to crow about: The number of people traveling to Switzerland to end their lives is growing. And it seems that more and more people with a nonfatal disease are making the trip.

Costa Rica rounds out free trade agreements with Europe

The Legislative Assembly approved a bill in second debate Tuesday that builds on Costa Rica’s recently approved free trade agreement with the European Union.

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