The Balkan route has been closed to refugees for a year. Thousands of displaced people are now stranded in Serbia. Many of them live in camps near the border with Hungary, hoping to one day continue their journeys.
A new wave of refugees across the Balkans and the EU threat of closing its borders has Bosnia-Herzegovina struggling to position itself. Could it be the location of a refugee camp in return for EU funding?
Albania is reportedly open to hosting reception centers for individuals seeking asylum in the EU. The plan could help keep embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel in power and placate her hard-line interior minister.
A common EU asylum policy before next week's summit? Some say that would require a miracle. German Chancellor Merkel could seek bilateral solutions, but that is no easy task either. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
Conservative Janez Jansa and his anti-immigration SDS party came out on top in Slovenia's election, winning nearly 25 percent — but not enough to rule alone. Second-placed is comedian-turned-politician Marjan Sarec.
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