The tightening controls at intra-European borders, including the Schengen zone, are threatening the livelihoods of people who do business in more than one country. Truck drivers from Hungary are one group affected.
Nine people from Pakistan and Afghanistan have died after a minibus transporting them through Bulgaria crashed on the highway. The bus was reportedly driven by a 16-year-old Bulgarian who did not have a license.
Pope Francis has sent a message to the InfoMigrants.net portal, a joint project of DW, Italy's ANSA and France's Media Monde. His encouragement came as Austria threatened to activate border controls to block migrants.
Germany and Austria's interior ministers have accused private initiatives to save refugees in the Mediterranean of intentionally working with people smugglers. The accusation has sparked outrage and may not even be true.
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