Macedonia: State of emergency declared over migrants

The Macedonian government has declared a state of emergency in two border regions to cope with growing numbers of migrants, state media have reported. (BBC)

Riot police have fired tear gas and stun grenades as thousands of people try to enter Macedonia from Greece. (Sky News)

Europe’s migration crisis took on new dimensions Thursday as at least three countries announced added security measures to address the biggest movement of refugees and migrants seen here since the aftermath of World War II. (New York Times)