Turkey, Migration , Bulgaria
Bulgaria plans to station 600 troops on its border with Turkey to quell any potential flow of migrants. Bulgaria's defense minister said the EU's failure to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean justified the move.
Migration , europe
A massive influx of refugees from the Middle East appears unlikely to provide the economic boost the continent needs as it contends with an aging population and low birth rates.
Migrants cross the Austrian border at Passau, Germany, October 2015. Reuters photo: Michaela Rehle.
germany, Merkel, election
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was greeted with shouts of "traitor" by a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany on Thursday as she defended her decision to allow hundreds of thousands of refugees into the country.
Alternative for Germany party supporters protest during the election rally of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), in Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany August 17, 2017, ahead of the upcoming federal election. Sign (R) reads "Courage for Germany", sign (L) reads "Not My Chancellor".
A German man who killed one person and wounded three in a knife rampage last year was ordered by a court on Thursday to be interned at a psychiatric hospital.