What happens when the money runs out? Europe's eyes are on Greece, where the financial sector is debating crisis scenarios. Could the introduction of a parallel currency be the key?
In an interview, Chancellor Angela Merkel called for patience with efforts to accommodate refugees. Merkel said she was not weighing an alternative to her approach toward reducing the number of asylum applicants.
The tensions between Macedonia and Greece over the refugee crisis are high. Athens and Skopje are trading accusations and insults.
Deliberate foot-dragging inside and outside Greece's borders have rendered a humanitarian crisis in the EU more likely, reports Pavlos Zafiropoulos from Athens.
Greece is finding itself increasingly isolated in the refugee crisis. As pressure grows on its northern neighbor Macedonia to close the border, analyst Thanos Dokos tells DW that won’t be a good solution.
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