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Kate Farmer

Cutting to the chase


Germany plans 50 refugees per hour limit

Reality Check: Refugees on the Austria-Germany border, Poland election results, losing the permafrost, Iranian involvement in Syria, the man on show in the zoo


Spielfeld needs "more helping hands"

Reality Check: Chaos in Spielfeld, Kiron University, Netanyahu stirs up outrage, El Nino, taste and personality

Männer am Tempelberg

Israel: "The forces of destruction are stronger"

Reality Check: Violence in Israel, Canadian elections, Refugees in Lesbos, On the Road with refugees in the Balkans


Afghan forces "not up to the job"

Reality Check: US extends troop deployment in Afghanistan, life in Cuba, Manfred Nowak calls for single EU policy on refugees, refugees and human trafficking, saving the British hedgehog

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton: "THE Democratic candidate"

Reality Check: Democratic debate, reporting from Syria's front line, Jerusalem attacks, moss for Mars, Transgender parents

Eine rote und eine blaue Zahl

The slow slide of the SPÖ

Reality Check: Vienna election analysis, Turkey terror attack, UK launches "Britain Stronger in Europe" campaign, designing your dream bike

Russisches Kriegsschiff

"A new Russian army"

Reality Check: Putin's Syria policy, endangered cacti, Yemen, EU migrant meeting, John Peel "Good Night and Good Riddance"


The "Operation Sophia" paradox

Reality Check: Operation Sophia, Russian stragegy in Syria, Pass Egal Wahl, growing meat, Chernobyl wildlife


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".

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