Meeting in Berlin, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the refugee crisis. Moon expressed concern that European asylum policies are becoming more restrictive as nationalism fans the flames of discord.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged extra money for the world's top refugee and migrant advocates. While far fewer asylum seekers are now reaching Germany, new fronts in Europe's migration crisis are opening.
Since the closure of the Balkan route, many refugees who arrived on the shores of Greece are trapped in overcrowded camps without any prospects. A report from Fabian Pianka, who visited the Greek hotspot in Samos.
US President Trump stepped up his warnings for North Korea despite German Chancellor Merkel condemning his "verbal escalation." The European Union has meanwhile called an extraordinary meeting to discuss its options.
The EU needs to relaunch its original project as a federal union of states, says Laura Boldrini, president of Italy's Chamber of Deputies. She spoke to DW about the migrant crisis, populism and rising inequality.
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