EU leaders are still struggling to find a common strategy as hundreds of thousands of migrants arrive in Europe. Slovenia is overwhelmed by the sheer number of new arrivals with bottlenecks continuing to build.
A legal opinion presented to the EU's top court says mandatory quotas for the relocation of refugees across the bloc should stand. Hungary and Slovakia have challenged the EU measure, claiming it's illegal.
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.
Dozens of refugees were hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning after Croatian police discovered 62 people in an overloaded van. Several of the migrants were unconscious, according to Croatia's national broadcaster.
Interior Minister Vlaho Orepic says Croatia does an effective job of guarding an EU periphery. He also told DW that he does not believe refugees' accusations of routine mistreatment at the hands of Croatia's authorities.
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