As EU officials prepare to present a proposal on refugee policy, hundreds of migrants remain camped out in a park in Brussels. With Belgian authorities taking a hands-off approach, volunteers are providing assistance.
The Greek island of Lesbos has seen its economy plummet since the refugee crisis began, but residents are working to rejuvenate it — with a little help from the new arrivals, reports Jessica Bateman.
A row over accepting migrants took central stage during a meeting of European Union defense and foreign ministers. Italy is threatening to pull the plug if its demands are not met.
After a meeting with EU states failed to find a solution to Italy's migration woes, the UN asked for a deal to be made. The UN refugee agency said EU states are "in a race to the bottom" to take the least responsibility.
A search in crocodile-infested Daintree National Park for at least 20 people believed to be migrants is underway in Queensland. Their boat ran aground near Daintree River, north of Cairns.
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