A  boy walks through a flooded refugee camp at the border between Greece and the  Macedonia, near Idomeni, northern Greece, on Wednesday. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Balkan states are re-imposing strict border controls in a bid to close a route that more than one million migrants and refugees took to reach western (...)

A refugee sits in front of a Greek riot police cordon during a protest at the Greek-Macedonian border, near the Greek village of Idomeni, on Tuesday: the UN has urged  EU member states to respond urgently to Greece’s migrant situation. Photograph:  Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters

Europe is on the cusp of “a largely self-induced humanitarian crisis” the United Nations refugee agency warned on Tuesday, as it called for EU member(...)

The name dispute prompted Greece to block Macedonia from joining both Nato and the EU. Photograph: Elias Bizannes/Wikimedia Commons

The Macedonian prime minister says he would be open to changing his country’s name, raising hopes of an end to one of the world’s most unusual diploma(...)

Macedonia announced it was considering building a Hungarian-style border fence to stem a rising influx of migrants from the south. Photograph: Robert Atanasavoski/AFP/Getty Images

Austrian rail company OeBB said on Thursday that train services between Austria and Hungary will be suspended at least for the rest of Thursday becaus(...)