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EU breaks promise of safe passage for 50,000 refugees

By Tom Wills on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The EU has delivered only three-quarters of a two-year program due to be completed by the end of October. Lithuania did not provide figures to DW on how many people were resettled in the country. European governments have failed to deliver on a pledge to admit 50,000 refugees by this month, DW has learned. The European Union launched the resettlement programme two years ago with a deadline of October 31,…

Heatwave in Central Europe breaks temperature records for June

Thursday, June 27, 2019

With heat rising this week in Central Europe, the June heat records have been broken in Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic as with more records forecast to come in the coming days. British public broadcaster BBC reports that on Wednesday, June 26, Coschen in Brandenburg peaked at 38.6C, which is a new German record for June. Radzyn in Poland and Doksany in the Czech Republic also recorded new national…