Migrants scuffled with Macedonian guards as the Balkan country became the latest to build a fence along its southern border with Greece. It is aimed to slow the flow of refugees crossing its terrain on their way to Austria and Germany.
Bulgaria plans to station 600 troops on its border with Turkey to quell any potential flow of migrants. Bulgaria's defense minister said the EU's failure to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean justified the move.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged extra money for the world's top refugee and migrant advocates. While far fewer asylum seekers are now reaching Germany, new fronts in Europe's migration crisis are opening.
The European Commission has announced new emergency funds for refugees in Greece. The money is meant to help tens of thousands of refugees pay for housing, food and medical care.
Recent numbers of migrants arriving on European shores suggest shifting migration routes. While numbers in Italy fell sharply in July and August, Spain is experiencing a peak in refugee numbers.
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