Romania is facing a rush of migrants who are making their way towards western Europe after neighbouring Hungary built a wall at its border with Serbia, making it harder for asylum seekers to travel onwards.
NGOs focused on saving tens of thousands of refugees stranded on the Mediterranean denounce a new code that attempts to restrict their work, arguing the real problem is the failure of other EU states to live up to their humanitarian responsibilities.
The refugees on the Greek island endure appalling conditions in the Moria detention centre managed by the military, while local residents say life is not the same as it used to be.
As the journey over land to Western Europe becomes ever harder, a growing number of refugees are staying on in Serbia, unable to make it into the European Union.
The UN refugee agency says almost 4,000 refugees have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, taking the crisis to new heights.
"There is nothing holding the deal back in terms of Turkey realising its promises, but every aspect is lagging from the European side," says Turkey's EU affairs minister.
An Amnesty International report says 56 per cent of world's refugees are being sheltered in a small number of countries, while the wealthiest nations "host the fewest and do the least".
Hungary announces plans to hold a referendum in October to vote on the mandatory settlement of refugees without the consent of parliament.
Volunteers and aid groups assisted in 20 separate rescue operations organised by the Italian navy and coastguard.
Refugees start looking for new shelters after leaving the cleared out Idomeni refugee camp in Greece.
Greek authorities will relocate over 8,000 refugees to reception centres and facilities over the next 10 days.
European Commission president says refugee crisis is at ‘turning point' as deal with Turkey starts showing effects
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