With a record number of people seeking asylum, divisions are growing in Sweden. So far, it has been the EU state that has taken in the largest number of refugees per capita. Many of them end up in the far north of the country.
By the start of this year, more than half of Europe's asylum-seeker arrivals over a two-year period had yet to be processed, a study shows. For many, the pace hinged on which nation was handling their applications.
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 Court of Justice (ECJ) has struck down a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia over the bloc's mandatory refugee quota policy. The ruling is a victory for Brussels, Paris and Berlin.
After Sweden dropped its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Justice Minister Morgan Johansson has blamed Assange for the lack of progress on DW’s Conflict Zone.
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