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.
Nearly one million migrants passed through Serbia at the height of the European refugee crisis. Almost none wanted to stay. But Safaa Alobaidi has a very different story. He came a decade ago — and doesn't want to leave.
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.
Hungary has asked the EU to foot half the bill for fences erected to keep migrants out of the bloc. The conservative government's request comes just days before a court ruling on Hungary's rejection of EU migrant quotas.
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.
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