One of the ways Germany is hoping to limit the amount of migrants arriving is by rejecting asylum applications from certain countries. One of the countries now classified as 'safe' is Montenegro. But lots of people are still trying to leave there.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is visiting six western Balkans states hoping to join the EU. He has told DW that the key to accession progress is focusing on substance over speed.
The European Commission president should be cautious on his western Balkans tour to discuss the prospects of six states joining the EU. Expanding the bloc too quickly would be a mistake, says DW's Zoran Arbutina.
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.
After nearly 15 years of war, the Iraqi government has estimated over $90 billion will be needed to rebuild the country. To raise that, it must look abroad for help — but landing outside investment can prove complicated.
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