Idomeni is known around the world as an improvised refugee camp on the Greek border with Macedonia. But before the refugee crisis, it was a quiet village with a population of 150. One woman has welcomed refugees into her own home.
Germany's government is concerned that proposed changes to EU asylum rules will force it to take in significantly more refugees in the future, according to Der Spiegel. The reforms would also void any caps on refugees.
In a bold move, the Netherlands have declared Eritrea's charge d'affaires "persona non grata." Eritrea has been enforcing a tax on expatriates amounting to 2 percent of their earnings, according to Dutch officials.
Refugees in Germany who appeal against the rejection of their asylum applications are having growing success, a report says. Critics say the high rate of wins puts German migration authorities in a bad light.
Vehemently opposed to migration, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban refuses to adhere to an EU refugee allocation scheme. He shouldn't be allowed to get away with it, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
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