Balkan route

Slovenia, Croatia ban transit of migrants as crisis spirals

Slovenia and neighbouring Croatia will refuse the transit of most migrants through their territory in a bid to seal off the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands of people seeking a new life in Europe, officials say.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Merkel condemns migrant route closure

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blamed European nations for "unilaterally" shutting the Balkan route for migrants.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Slovenia, Croatia ban transit of migrants as crisis spirals

Slovenia and neighbouring Croatia will refuse the transit of most migrants through their territory in a bid to seal off the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands of people seeking a new life in Europe, officials say.