Croatia closes its border, but migrants keep coming anyway
‘These people are strong people, as you can see. They have been walking for kilometers and kilometers.’
Chaos in Croatia as police struggle to deal with huge flow of refugees and migrants
Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said on Thursday that his country was 'absolutely full.'
Refugees race through a maze of European borders as doors close and rules change
The sight of tear gas and holding pens in Hungary sent a message to migrants and refugees: Find another way.
Slovenia plans to build up its units at the Croatia border, expecting a flood of refugees
The decision comes after the Croatian Prime Minister said his country would allow the free passage of migrants across its territory, many of whom have been diverted from Hungary.
Hungary arrested 174 people today under brand new anti-migrant laws
Harsh new laws punish 'illegal border-crossing' with prison terms of several years.
Responding to the same crisis, Denmark's voters turn right, Spain's go left
In the eyes of many Europeans, centrist parties have failed to deal with the continent’s economic crises and social challenges.
Why one child of migrants is defending Eastern Europe in the refugee crisis
An Estonian politician says the region is too poor to accept people in desperate need of homes, services and work.
Catholic communities ready to open their doors after pope's refugee appeal
It takes six to eight months to process an asylum application in Europe, sometimes longer. During this time, many refugees are in desperate need of a place to stay.
Here's an idea: Let the migrants stay with you
The pope and the Finnish PM have opened their homes. An Egyptian billionaire offered to buy an island to shelter refugees. Outlandish solutions, or right on the money?
Pope Francis calls on every European parish to take in one migrant family
The Vatican will lead the way, said the pontiff, announcing that its two parishes would take in two refugee families 'in the coming days.'
Austria, Germany open borders to migrants offloaded by Hungary
German authorities expect up to 10,000 migrants to arrive in Munich on Saturday.
Hungary says it will send buses to border for refugee marchers
A crowd of migrants police estimated at 2,500, including people in wheelchairs and on crutches, set off at noon Friday determined to get to the Austrian border 110 miles away.
Scientists have finally figured out why most farm kids don't develop asthma or allergies
Researchers have long known that growing up on a farm seems to protect children against allergies and now they know the secret, Belgian experts said Thursday.
How social media transformed the image of a drowned Syrian child into an iconic symbol
The world's paying attention now.
'My children slipped through my hands': Father of drowned Syrian boy
Abdullah Kurdi now wants to return to the Syrian city he and his family fled to bury his loved ones.
Desperate refugees mob a train in Budapest but don't get far
Hundreds stormed Budapest's main station early Thursday after police re-opened it following a two-day standoff — only to find that train services to western Europe were suspended.
It's time for Europe to end shameful treatment of refugees with a continent-wide effort
Commentary: Frequents deaths are a tragic indictment of the failure of leadership to deal with the migrant crises.
The river of migrants is bloody and unending
200 migrants drowned off Libya. The death count from that poultry truck in Austria is up to 71. Different groups in different countries. What they had in common was a dream.
Children among 71 migrants found dead in truck in Austria
The deaths highlighted the dangers faced by migrants at the hands of traffickers on arrival in Europe, even if they survive perilous voyages across the Mediterranean.
The migration crisis threatens the 'soul' of Europe. Here are 6 figures that explain why
Europe is struggling to cope with the influx of so many people in such a short period of time.
Hungary’s border fence is not working too well
Now lawmakers are talking about sending in the army.
Up to 50 migrants found dead in a truck on an Austrian highway
The latest tragedy in the refugee crisis.
Global markets are tanking; 'no rational choice anymore'
It's looking to be more than just China's 'Black Monday.'
Europe's refugee response is totally lopsided
Powerful Britain is little more than a bit player in Europe's refugee drama. Meanwhile struggling countries like Greece and Italy are overwhelmed.
One weekend, 2 air show plane crashes, at least 8 dead
The first victims have been named in the crash at Shoreham Airshow in West Sussex, England. A second air show tragedy shocked onlookers in northern Switzerland.
It's official. Earth just had its hottest month ever recorded
How long before July 2015 loses the title?
Refugees or migrants? The distinction is important and often misunderstood
The movement of people leaving their countries is becoming a civil rights issue where mobility, not semantics, matters.
Tampon tax is real. Women everywhere pay their governments extra to have periods
How exactly do women pay to have periods? And which countries make them do it? Read on, sisters.
Swedish prosecutor drops three Assange cases, but rape investigation continues
The WikiLeaker denies the accusations and has been holed up inside Ecuador's London embassy since June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. Ecuador has granted Assange asylum.
France has a plan to save Europe, but there’s not much room in the lifeboat
The fundamental fix? Paring down the EU to look more like it did in the 1950s.
The monetary politics behind Greece's crisis and its future with Europe
A Q&A with Jeffrey Frieden of Harvard University on the Greek financial crisis and its ramifications.