Greece is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis, as thousands of migrants are stranded on the Greek-Macedonian border. European Council President Donald Tusk hopes to cripple smugglers by convincing "irregular migrants" not to come to Europe.
The conservative Sebastian Kurz has emerged victorious from Austrian elections. As he now looks to form a government, he should carefully consider the dangers of partnering with the far-right FPÖ, says Bernd Riegert.
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
Ahead of a visit with the pope, the president has warned of failing to value citizens' sentiments amid crises in the EU. He said reconciliation between Catholics and Protestants could serve as a model forward for Europe.
Amnesty has urged European nations to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their home country. The human rights group said the policy risked exposing those affected to death and torture.
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