Movement of thousands of refugees along the so-called Balkan route to north-west Europe is at a standstill as countries toughen border controls. A look at what that means for the people stranded on their way from Greece to the Hungarian border.
A lack of EU solidarity over the refugee crisis has placed an "intolerable burden" on Italy and Greece, says Michael O'Flaherty, director of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency. He meets Michel Friedman on Conflict Zone.
The Hungarian prime minister has promised a hefty tax on refugee aid organizations as he vies for a third term in office. He warned in his annual state of the nation address that Muslim immigration would destroy Europe.
On Conflict Zone, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj tells DW's Tim Sebastian Kosovo's future is European. But as Western allies worry over the fate of a new war crimes court and the rule of law, the stakes are high.
The European Commission wants to expand its footprint in the western Balkans. Brussels hopes to add countries from the region to the bloc by 2025, but there are still a number of obstacles on the path to accession.
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