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Battle shaping up in European Union over migrant quotas

...refugees to less-desirable and less-welcoming places such as Slovakia and the Baltics.Hours after EU Commission President Jean-Claude...the countries to reject it, along with the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.According to the International Organization for...
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European ministers agree to relocate 120,000 refugees

...bloc.Four eastern European countries - the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary - voted against the plan, and it's...accepting the forced resettlement of refugees on their territory.Slovakia would rather breach the measure "than accept such a dictate...
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Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary's new border

...situation on the most besieged borders of Europe, where Austria, Slovakia and even the Netherlands joined Germany in reintroducing in big countries like Poland or the Czech Republic or Slovakia," Asselborn said, listing some of the countries that have...
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EU sends $1B to agencies helping at refugee camps

...Union," he said on his way into the meeting.His remarks came after four eastern European nations - the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania - voted against a plan adopted Tuesday to relocate 120,000 asylum-seekers to other member states...
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Hungary declares emergency, seals border

...Hungary starting at midnight Tuesday and said the measures could be extended to the country's borders with Slovenia, Italy and Slovakia if necessary. The move was in response to fears that migrants now streaming into Austria from Hungary could try to cross into...
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EU offers Turkey incentives to better tackle refugee crisis

...troubles."Tusk also lashed out at countries for failing to fully respect EU asylum and border rules, naming Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and Greece."We have to respect commonly agreed rules," he said, adding that when countries say they intend to flout the...
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Cavendish wins stage 2 of Tour of California

LODI, Calif. - Britain's Mark Cavendish earned his second straight win over Peter Sagan of Slovakia and extended his race lead Monday in the second stage of the Tour of California.Cavendish, who rides for the Etixx-Quick Step...
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Between a Czech and a Slovakia

...the Czech Republic was connected with Slovakia; together they went by the name `Hungary...straight now: When the Czech Republic and Slovakia were connected, they were called - this...look at the names ``Czech'' and ``Slovakia'' together - ``The Netherlands...
Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...lost toenail late in the first set of what would become a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 defeat against 106th-ranked Jana Cepelova of Slovakia."I knew it would be a difficult tournament for me," Halep said, explaining that her confidence was low because of poor...
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