As the EU and Turkey continue to work on plans to distribute some refugees, and to return others to Turkey, the situation is worsening for the more than 10,000 people in the refugee camp in Idomeni.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc's mandatory refugee quota policy. The ruling is a victory for Brussels, Paris and Berlin.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has met with Pope Francis for the first time since becoming head of state. Among the issues discussed were refugees and the electoral success of the far-right AfD.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights was established by the EU to help it respect human rights in its policies. InfoMigrants spoke to its director, Michael O'Flaherty, about the refugee crisis in Europe.
In 2015, Yusra Mardini and her sister swam for hours to reach Europe after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean. Since then, the swimmer has participated in the Olympics and is now representing the UN refugee agency.
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