Police in Slovenia say the first bus full of migrants has arrived at the country's border with Croatia. Migrants heading for western Europe have diverted to that route after Hungary shut its border with Croatia late on Friday.
Austria's Defense Minister has told local media that Vienna could impose controls and deploy troops on its border with Italy. It comes as the UN warns that the influx of migrants into Europe shows little sign of slowing.
Slovenia has passed a bill that allows police to seal the border with Croatia to prevent migrants from entering the country. The nation is on the edge of the Schengen Area of free travel in Europe.
Refugees continue to cross the Balkan route into Europe that the EU-Turkey deal was meant to cut off. Smugglers show the way. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios, Thessaloniki, Belgrade and Sid.
EU Migration Commissioner Avramopoulos has strongly criticized border controls and daily caps to stem the flow of migrants. His remarks came as Slovenia introduced limits on refugee numbers.
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