A search operation continues near the Margaret bridge on the Danube river after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

A Hungarian court has ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing(...)

Flowers and candles are placed on the riverbank to pay tribute to the victims of the capsized boat near Margaret Bridge  in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph:  Zoltan Balogh/EPA/Hungary OUT

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in central Bu(...)

Migrants sleep near the entrance to a “transit zone” on the Hungary-Serbia border. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

Amin Sharifi had spent 15 days in a “transit zone” on Hungary’s southern border before the country rejected his asylum request. He had been sent back (...)

We spoke to Syrians who have made their way to Berlin about their journeys and the future

Ehsan (21) Ehsan worked with various humanitarian relief organisations in Aleppo before joining the Syrian opposition as an assistant surgeon an(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel believes Syrian president Bassar al-Assad should be included in the peace efforts. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

A durable solution is still required for the refugee crisis, German chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday, despite EU leaders agreeing to a package(...)

 Hungarian soldiers set up razor wire along Hungary’s southern border with Croatia, September 18th, 2015. Photograph: Peter Lendvai/EPA

Migrant numbers in Europe will continue to build in coming days and their flows may fragment further into new routes, the UN refugee agency said on Fr(...)

A child cries as migrants force their way through police lines at Tovarnik station to board a train bound for Zagreb, Croatia,   September 17th, 2015. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Croatia has said it will close its border with Serbia if another 8,000 migrants enter the newest EU member in one day, interior minister Ranko Ostoji(...)

Hungarian police use water cannons against demonstratring migrants and refugees at the border crossing into Hungary, near Horgos. Photograph: Tamas Soki/EPA

Hungarian riot police officers fired water cannons and tear gas on Wednesday after hundreds of migrants tried to break through a gate at the newly rei(...)

A migrant, after a long trip, at the border  between Hungary and Serbia  where the  fence was closed by Hungarian police. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

Hungary has blocked the main route into the country used by almost 200,000 asylum seekers this year, causing concern at the United Nations refugee age(...)

A Hungarian policeman watches as migrants walk along the fence on the Serbian side of the border near the Hungarian migrant collection point in Roszke, Hungary, on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Hungary closed down the main migrant crossing point from Serbia on Monday, moving ahead with a crackdown on record numbers streaming into the European(...)

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