Refugees manage their own affairs at a squatted hotel in Athens. The building currently houses some 400 migrants from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Greek state is tolerating the squat, which provides an alternative to refugee camps.
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.
This summer, up to 4,000 refugees attempted to reach the EU via Bosnia-Herzegovina. Most remain stranded in camps, facing the prospect of a harsh winter. Frank Hofmann reports from Velika Kladusa.
A local paper reports that fighter jets were scrambled after a German passenger jet reported a bomb threat. It was flying from Egypt to Dusseldorf.
The German Interior Ministry has announced it has reached a deal that will allow it to return asylum-seekers to Greece. Chancellor Angela Merkel and Spain's Pedro Sanchez agreed to a similar compromise last week.
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