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Austria toughens border controls in trafficking clampdown 10:31 GMT

VIENNA/BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Austrian authorities toughened controls along the country's eastern borders on Monday, stopping hundreds of refugees and arresting five traffickers in a clampdown that followed last week's gruesome discovery of 71 dead migrants in a truck.  Full Article

 
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Former Thai PM appears at Supreme Court over doomed rice subsidy scheme 05:28 GMT 

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared before the Supreme Court on Monday to review evidence in a case involving rice subsidies that haemorrhaged billions of dollars and could see her jailed for up to 10 years for negligence.  Full Article  

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Analysis - Refugee crisis suddenly Merkel's biggest challenge 09:15 GMT 

BERLIN (Reuters) - Returning from her summer break in mid-August, German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised some eyebrows by describing Europe's refugee problem as a bigger challenge than the Greece crisis, which had overshadowed all else in the first half of 2015.  Full Article  

 
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