Migrants wait to cross the Serbian border into Croatia at Bapska last week. Tens of thousands have passed through there in recent weeks. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty

Though weary and far from homes they may never see again, there was relief among people walking towards the remote Croatian village of Bapska yesterd(...)

Croatian prime minister Zoran Milanovic (centre) with armed forces officers during a visit to the  migrant transit camp in Opatovac. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Croatia’s prime minister Zoran Milanovic has rejected the possibility of talks with Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban over his threat to seal their c(...)

Officials in Dubrovnik, a tourist hotspot in southern Croatia known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, fear it could become part of a new route for thousands of migrants

Officials in Dubrovnik, a tourist hotspot in southern Croatia known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, fear it could become part of a new route for tho(...)

 Hungarian soldiers build a temporary  razor-wire fence  at the border between Hungary and Croatia. Photograph: Gyorgy Varga/EPA

Worsening weather and tightening borders confront thousands of migrants making their way through the Balkans to western Europe, as the changing season(...)

Refugees and migrants wait for a train heading to Serbia . Croatia and Serbia are accusing each other over their handling of the migration crisis. Photograph: Getty Images

Croatia and Serbia have banned each other’s vehicles from entering their territory and traded sharp accusations over their handling of Europe’s migrat(...)

Opatovac: During a visit to the camp  Croatia’s interior minister Ranko Ostojic assured refugees that they would only be kept there ‘for a short time’. Photograph: Antonio Bat/EPA

Hungary has given its army broad powers to stop migrants entering the country, intensifying a security crackdown on asylum seekers ahead of today’s m(...)

Police guard a train  for Zagreb as migrants desperately try to continue to board at Tovarnik station. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Thousands of migrants flowed through the Balkans into Austria over the weekend, moving with relative ease across borders even as central European gove(...)

A fallen  border sign   near the  village Asotthalom on the Hungarian-Serbian border after Hungary closed its border in an effort to stem the wave of migrants entering the country. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty  Images

Barely 25km separate Horgos and Asotthalom by road and it’s only 15km if you pick a route through the fields and forest, as many have done this year. (...)

A young girl walks through a cornfield near the  Croatian border with Serbia. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

Relations between central European states are fraying along with their border and transport systems, as thousands of refugees seek a way through the r(...)

Migrants walk on a road after crossing the boarder from Serbia to Croatia in Tovarnik on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

After suddenly landing in the path of the biggest migration in Europe for decades, Croatia said on Friday it could no longer offer them refuge and wou(...)