EU leaders have gathered in Brussels for a summit on migration. Italy says things have to change, but the bloc is bitterly divided. To stave off a crisis back home, Chancellor Angela Merkel for her part cannot return home empty handed from Belgium.
The Czechs join Hungary, Bulgaria and Austria in rejecting a UN migration pact, with more EU states expected not to join. Opponets say the pact doesn't distinguish between economic migrants and asylum-seekers.
People from Germany's list of "safe" countries rarely have the right to asylum. DW looks at what the list means with regard to asylum law in Germany and why some view parts of it with skepticism.
Negotiators for the EU and the UK have finally struck a draft deal on the conditions of the British divorce from the bloc. But now Theresa May has to convince her Cabinet and Parliament to back it.
Bulgaria has said it opposes a UN pact on regulating the treatment of migrants and refugees. A growing number of EU states are voicing their reservations about the historic global agreement.
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