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Austria Set to Force Towns to Take Refugees

Austrian towns that balk at taking in refugees can be forced to accept migrants under draft legislation agreed by the two ruling parties and the opposition Greens on Monday. The decision, which could become law by October, gives the federal government the upper hand in wrangling with provinces and municipalities over how to handle refugees whose treatment Amnesty International last week called "scandalous." Faced with local resistance, the ruling Social Democrats and their...

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