Migrants in a park near Belgrade’s main train and bus stations.  Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

When migrants and money from the Middle East collided in central Belgrade last week, there could only be one winner. On Wednesday, bulldozers flatten(...)

Protesters target images of former Macedonian prime minister Nikola Gruevski (left) and Macedonian president George Ivanov  with balloons filled with paint in front of government buildings. Photograph: Georgi Licovski/EPA

Almost every evening, thousands of Macedonians march through the capital Skopje to demand an overhaul of the country’s political system and an end to(...)

Protesters sit in front of a police cordon  in  Skopje on Tuesday as Maceonia’s political crisis continued. Photograph: Boris Grdanoski/AP

The European Union’s bid to defuse Macedonia’s political crisis is in jeopardy, as street protests continue and the country’s main opposition party th(...)

It was a beautiful, calm morning when I met my team at 9am last Sunday near the Idomeni refugee camp, close to the Greece-Macedonia border. Our plan w(...)

A Syrian girl holds her  sibling. Photograph: Szymon Barylski

“I photograph what I cannot describe in words,” says Szymon Barylski, who was born in Poland and lives in Galway. Photography has always been his pas(...)

Protesters clash with police during the protest against Macedonian president Gjorge Ivanov’s decision to grant a wiretapping amnesty, in Skopje, on Tuesday night. Photograph: Nake Batev/EPA

Macedonia is braced for protests after its president halted investigations into all politicians embroiled in a vast corruption scandal, prompting the (...)

A family with toothpaste smeared over their faces as a protection against tear gas moves to safety as refugees and migrants clash with Macedonian police during a protest near their makeshift camp in the northern Greek border village of Idomeni. Photograph:  Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Greece denounced Macedonian police for allegedly using tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday to repel migrants from the countries’ shared border, in c(...)

A man with a child looks at the border fence at a makeshift camp for migrants and refugees at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

Violent clashes erupted in Greek refugee camps among panicked migrants as Greece and the European Union pressed ahead on Friday with their intention t(...)

Refugees and migrants queue to receive food in a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

The RAF’s Red Arrows could not have picked a more unsuitable location for their annual overseas training than the skies above the Ritsona refugee camp(...)

A migrant girl holds a banner during a protest demanding the opening of the border between Greece and Macedonia in the northern Greek border station of Idomeni, Greece, on Wednesday. Photograph: Darko Vojinovic/AP

More aid agencies helping refugees and migrants arriving in Greece said they were joining a boycott of detention centres on Wednesday, angered at an (...)