Germany says 280,000 asylum seekers arrived to the country in 2016, a drop of more than 600,000 from 2015. The German interior minister attributed the decrease to the closure in 2016 of the Balkan route and the...
With the Balkan route closed, hundreds of thousands of refugees trapped in Greece now have no choice but to find more dangerous routes north.
Croatian protesters urge leaders to realize that the shameful border closing only pushes women, children and others into the jaws of smugglers and human traffickers.
Unless they apply for asylum in Germany or Austria, the refugees on the Greek-Macedonian border will be returned to Greece.
Activists are arrested and questioned for spray-painting the message "Open the borders for all" on a rooftop in Zagreb, a city where graffiti featuring Nazi symbols and hate speech abounds.