Thousands of refugees are now living in makeshift camps near the Macedonian border. Greek PM Tsipras stresses that the immediate start of a relocation process in the EU is urgently needed.
Tensions are rising in Idomeni with more than 7,000 refugees - mainly from Syria and Iraq - trapped between Greece and Macedonia. When refugees hurled stones and broke a fence, police fired tear gas.
Documenting the refugee crisis authentically requires more than just a good eye. Photographer Kevin McElvaney gave cameras to migrants to take photos of their journeys to Europe. The images are now part of an exhibition.
A vast gulf lies between the perks of living in Germany and the sometimes horrifying bureaucratic experience of getting there. DW's Elizabeth Schumacher looks at some immigrants' stories - and recalls her own.
Europe's refugee crisis worsened on Tuesday as Macedonia tightened its border controls - due to border restricions by countries to its north. Austria will meet with its Balkan neighbors on Wednesday.
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