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Cutting to the chase


The US "routine" of mass shootings

Reality Check: Oregon shooting, African youth, Syria Samuel Schubert, Kunduz AI, Ukraine music


Putin's "war of words" shifts the power balance

Russia air strikes on Syria, monk seals, Palestine and Oslo Accords, Kreig gegen das Kalifat


Kunduz: "... more than a setback"

Reality Check: the battle for Kunduz, Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary, Russia approves strikes on Syria, managing refugee flows

Putin und Obama schütteln Hände

Will Russia consider dumping Assad?

Reality Check: Obama and Putin talk Syria, Shell withdraws from Arctic, life on Mars, Vienna Night Run, mountaineers on Everest.

Pühringer nach der Wahl

Refugees and the populist parties

Reality Check: Upper Austria elections, abortion laws in Ireland, Catalonia independence, UN Development Goals


EU bickering over 120.000 refugees? Seriously?

EU interior ministers meet to talk refugees, how the refugees crisis is impacting on Austria's regional elections, TTIP alternatives, Greenpeace's 100% renewables target, the history of the Basques

Refugees in Croatia

Croatia "cannot cope"

Reality Check: Croatia closes border crossings, Pope Francis in Cuba, Caritas conference, Greek elections, "Auf der Flucht".


Ugly scenes on the border

Reality Check: Frustration boils over on the Hungarian/Serbian border, why Islamic State is hyping the terror risk, how Chile copes with earthquakes, Refugee Air, the Republican debates.

Saad and Oula, ex-refugees

"I thought I would die, with my family, in the sea"

Reality Check: A Syrian family in Austria tell their harrowing tale of escape, smugglers, and finally finding safety.


Migration "testing the EU on all kinds of fronts"

Reality Check: EU and refugee policy, Australia's new Prime Minister, Hungary's refugee laws, Greek election, Modern Albania.


Refugees maybe not so welcome?

Border controls and closures as Europe ponders what to do.

Syrische Flüchtlinge am Westbahnhof

The challenge of caring for the migrants

Reality Check: The challenges of helping migrants, volunteer doctors in Traiskirchen, Syria chemical weapons, UK Labour leadership vote, Russia's "agreement of silence".

Flüchtling mit flehendem Blick

Röszke: "the police don't know what to do"

Reality Check: Roszke, Russia-Syria, EU response to migration proposals, Sandstorm, Borneo Project

Zeitungen mit Titel: Refugees welcome

"It's a bold step" Human Rights Watch

Reality Check: Juncker's migration proposals, future of airlines, Austrian soccer, migrants on Kos and Lesbos,

Ewa Kopacz of Poland

Visegrad: "It's about control"

Reality Check: the problems with a refugee quota policy, refugees and the Gulf States, Turkey pledges to destroy PKK, UK referendum, hopes for Paris talks

Menschen heißen Refugees willkommen

"The emergency is certainly not over"

Reality Check: UNHCR expects further refugee influx, providing schooling for refugee children, President Fischer in Iran, Greece's health crisis, "Renaming the City"


Syria: a devastating loss of human capital

Reality Check: Palmyra beheading and a Europe without plastic bags

Polizist vor Buddha Schrein

An unprecedented attack on Bangkok

Reality Check: Bangkok bombing, Austria's new asylum legislation

Al Sisi in Uniform

New terror laws threaten the "quality of justice"

Reality Check: Egypt's new anti-terror legislation; How one German city is embracing migrants;

Heinz Patzelt von Amnesty International

Traiskirchen "a scandal"

Reality Check: Amnesty report on Traiskirchen; the peacekeeper problem

Storys von Kate Farmer