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Hungary Tightens Asylum System

Hungary's parliament has approved amendments tightening the country's asylum system, a response to the record number of migrants and refugees reaching the country over the past year. The plan, sharply criticized by the U.N.'s refugee agency, was approved Monday by lawmakers from the governing Fidesz party, its Christian Democrat allies and the far-right Jobbik party.   The new rules will allow authorities to cancel asylum requests if the petitioners leave their...

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