Idomeni was evacuated – but only half of the migrants there could be brought to official camps. The other half disappeared. Many went to several new makeshift camps. But Greek authorities have started to tear these down as well.
Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany, has told DW there should be a clear path for repatriating migrants. Accepting refugees is not in Germany's interest, he said.
Canada has sent a hundred soldiers to the US border to build a temporary camp for asylum applicants. The Trump administration's targeting of displaced people has led to thousands of unofficial crossings.
Support for the anti-immigration AfD has been eroding, but not in eastern Germany. The right-wing populists remain a force in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, which has fewer refugees than any other state. How can that be?
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has offered a Serbian passport to a 10-year-old Afghan refugee famous for his artistic talent. The boy previously helped raise money for a Serbian cancer patient.
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