Human Rights

Refugees sew lips in Greece-Macedonia border protest

Refugees stranded by recent decision by Balkan nations to screen refugees by country, not merit, go on hunger strike.

Refugees sew lips in Greece-Macedonia border protest

Europe

Slovenia starts erecting razor wire on Croatia border

Government says measure is to direct flow of refugees, rather than reduce numbers, adding that border will stay open.

Slovenia starts erecting razor wire on Croatia border

Europe

Austria to build 'technical barriers' over refugee flow

Vienna, a strong critic of building fences to keep out refugees, says move is solely to bring order to flow of people.

Austria to build 'technical barriers' over refugee flow

Croatia

Slovenia calls on EU to help cope with rush of refugees

Country struggling after 12,000 refugees arrive from Croatia in one day calls for policing assistance.

Human Rights

Slovenia expands army authority to stem refugee influx

Parliament passes law to enable troops to help guard border as record number of refugees seek to pass through country.

Human Rights

Slovenia to deploy army to help stem influx of refugees

Parliament expected to amend laws to enable soldiers to help guard border after drastic rise in refugee influx.

Slovenia to deploy army to help stem influx of refugees

Human Rights

Slovenia to slow refugee flow over fears of bottleneck

Ljubljana says it will only process up to 2,500 refugees a day to ease pressure on both its own and Austria's borders.

Croatia

Slovenia receives refugees after Hungary border closure

Croatian authorities transfer hundreds more refugees to Slovenia after Hungary closes its frontier with Croatia.

Slovenia receives refugees after Hungary border closure

Refugees

Refugees enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border

Buses and refugees on foot en route to northern Europe directed west from Croatia as Hungary seals off southern border.

Refugees enter Slovenia after Hungary closes border

Human Rights

Refugees stuck at Croatia's border with Slovenia

Hundreds demanding entry to Slovenia from Croatia en route to Western Europe stranded in a stretch of no-man's land.

Humanitarian crises

Croatia 'forcing' Hungary to take in refugees

An estimated 8,000 refugees have crossed into Hungary from the Croatian border after taking a detour from Serbia.

Earthrise

Fish Net Fashion

Turning marine waste into fashion wear.

Earthrise

The Power of a Calm Sea & Fish Net Fashion

How tidal technology developments are helping harness the power of a calm sea; turning marine waste into fashion wear.

Sport

Sharapova through, Ivanovic crashes out

Russian wins first-round match but former French Open champion beaten in three sets; Bencic, Lisicki also out.

Sharapova through, Ivanovic crashes out

Germany

Defying Poland's restrictive abortion law

Left to their own devices, tens of thousands of Polish women travel abroad to terminate unwanted pregnancies.

Defying Poland's restrictive abortion law