Thousands of migrants are stuck in Greece now that the Balkan route has been closed. It will be more than a week before EU leaders meet again. It's up to them to find a solution for the refugees waiting in Greece.
Refugees continue to cross the Balkan route into Europe that the EU-Turkey deal was meant to cut off. Smugglers show the way. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios, Thessaloniki, Belgrade and Sid.
The number of people applying for asylum in the European Union in 2017 dropped significantly for the first time since 2015. Germany still received the highest number of applications, but less than half were approved.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc's mandatory refugee quota policy. The ruling is a victory for Brussels, Paris and Berlin.
Nearly one million migrants passed through Serbia at the height of the European refugee crisis. Almost none wanted to stay. But Safaa Alobaidi has a very different story. He came a decade ago — and doesn't want to leave.
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