Since the summer, more and more refugees have been arriving in the small Bosnian town of Bihac on the border to Croatia, an EU country. Bosnia feels overwhelmed, especially as winter approaches.
Nigerian students attending a sports tournament in Croatia were looking forward to a relaxing and carefree trip, with plenty of sun, sea and other young people. In the end, it was anything but.
On Wednesday, Croatia assumes the six-month rotating presidency of the EU Council. With countries wanting both in and out of the bloc, what can the EU’s youngest member do?
The European Union promised 10 million euros in aid to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The funds are earmarked to build new reception centers and support the more than 7,000 migrants currently based in the Balkan state.
Several buses came to the squalid camp to move the hundreds of refugees following an international outcry. Bosnia along with Serbia has been experiencing an unexpected increase in migrant arrivals in recent months.
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