For thousands of migrants, dreams of life in central Europe ran up against a closed gate at the Greek-Macedonian border. 14,000 of them are housed in a camp designed for just a fraction of that number. Health issues are a growing cause of concern.
Berlin's Office for Refugee Affairs has invited in media to show how things have changed since Germany opened its doors to asylum-seekers in 2015. Experts on the tour criticized the government's new anchor center plans.
The far-right Alternative for Germany party has filed a complaint at the Constitutional Court against a change to Germany's migration policy. The party claims Chancellor Angela Merkel was wrong to bypass parliament.
Around every second migrant in Germany fails the language test at the end of integration courses, a newspaper reports. It suggests a lack of adequate attendance could be one factor in the low success rate.
Riot police clashed with protesters at a Lesbos rally against the EU's migration policy. Some groups have warned that the island is "reaching breaking point" with thousands of refugees stranded by the policy.
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