26 October 2015

Migrant crisis: refugee welcome centres urgently required

Another 100,000 spaces in refugee welcome centres will be created under a deal agreed by European leaders at an emergency summit in Brussels.

Warning of humanitarian disaster

With winter looming, Amnesty International on Saturday warned of a humanitarian disaster if refugees are stranded at borders.

"Every day counts," Juncker told Bild. Without action, "we will soon witness families dying wretchedly in chilly rivers in the Balkans".