UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi discusses the reasons for the increase in refugees coming to Europe, and stresses the importance of European solidarity on the issue of distributing them fairly.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the US holds Myanmar's military leadership responsible for the crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority. Myanmar has denied allegations of ethnic cleansing and genocide.
This EU summit proves: Trouble is brewing in every corner of Europe. But the the bloc does not need grand visions, it needs practical solutions to the problems it faces, says DW’s Christoph Hasselbach.
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.
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
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