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Migrants try to break through police barricade and cross into Croatia

Around 130 migrants, who spent the night between Sunday and Monday in the open, around 2 pm on Monday attempted unsuccessfully to break through a barricade put up by the Serbian police at the Sid-...

Croatian PM: There's no reason to put up border fences for now

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said on Saturday that at the moment he did not see any need to put up physical barriers on the border, which is what neighbouring Slovenia has started...

Pressure of illegal migrants on Serbian-Bulgarian border growing, says official

The pressure of illegal migrants trying to enter Serbia across its eastern border from Bulgaria, in the areas of Negotin and Dimitrovgrad, has increased in the last two weeks, a spokesman for...

Hungary to increase police presence along its southern border

The Hungarian government plans to increase police staff numbers by 3,000 to respond to pressures of illegal migration on the country's southern borders, which is expected to become permanent, the...

Protests in Kosovo ahead of vote on border with Montenegro

An opposition member of the Kosovo parliament on Tuesday threw tear gas in the parliament and an unidentified person threw a hand grenade at the home of a government official ahead of a vote on an...

Bulgaria sends 230 troops to strengthen border with Turkey

Bulgaria is sending 230 troops to strengthen its border crossings with Turkey, despite there being so sign of any refugees fleeing a failed coup attempt there.

Serbia to set up joint military-police teams to guard border

Serbia will set up joint teams consisting of police and army troops to protect its border as it "does not want to be a parking lot for Pakistanis and the Afghans unwanted in Europe", Serbian Prime...

Serbia's PM refers to border shutdown as games

Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Friday commented on the border shutdown between Croatia and Serbia at Batina as "games being played in the neighbourhood," which he "doesn't understand...

EC expects Croatia and Slovenia to respect arbitration court's decision

The European Commission on Friday called on Croatia and Slovenia to respect a decision by an international arbitration court that it will continue arbitration proceedings in a border dispute...

Croatia says arbitration tribunal's decision not binding

"The arbitration tribunal has failed to restore confidence in its independence and impartiality and in arbitration courts in general," the Croatian Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MVEP)...

Barrier placed at Batina border crossing, Interior Ministry says

The Interior Ministry officially confirmed on Thursday that "technical obstacles" were set up at the Batina border crossing with Serbia.

Croatia builds fence at Serbian border as migrants return

Croatia is building a fence along a part of its border with Serbia to stop migrants still trying to reach wealthy European countries, daily Vecernji List reported Thursday online.

Interior Ministry gets another border surveillance helicopter

Croatia received at Zagreb airport on Tuesday an AW 139 helicopter for border surveillance that was procured with funds from the Schengen Instrument for EUR 15.7 million.

Jordan declares northern, north-eastern borders closed military zones

Jordan declared the north-eastern and northern borders closed military zones on Tuesday, hours after a suicide attack claimed the lives of six people, local al-Rai newspaper reported on its...

Czech Republic deploys more police to Macedonia-Greece border

Czech authorities on Monday dispatched a contingent of 40 police officers to help Macedonia patrol its border with Greece and keep migrants from making way further progress toward Western Europe...