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Hungarian police evacuated Budapest's main international rail station on Tuesday after hundreds of migrants tried to board trains to western Europe, as new figures showed more than 350,000 have risked their lives so far this year crossing the Mediterranean. German police said 2,200 asylum-seekers had turned up in Bavaria by Tuesday morning, many having managed to switch trains in Vienna.
Global stock markets plunged further on Tuesday as more gloomy evidence emerged of China's economic slowdown, leading to heavy sell-offs in Asia and Europe. Downbeat data showed factory activity in China hit a three-year low, fuelling concern over the health of the world's number two economy. Tokyo stocks tumbled almost four percent as China woes spread, sending major European bourses sliding by around two percent in late morning deals.