BERLIN — The latest developments as European governments rush to cope with the huge number of people moving across Europe. All times local (CET):
European Union interior ministers meet for emergency migration talks on Monday a day Germany reintroduced controls at its border with Austria to stem the continuing flow of refugees.
The ministers will try to narrow a yawning divide over how to share responsibility for thousands of migrants arriving daily and ease the burden on frontline states Italy, Greece and Hungary.
Their talks in Brussels will focus on distributing 160,000 refugees over the next two years.
The arrival of around 500,000 migrants so far this year has taken the EU by surprise and it has responded slowly.
The ministers will confirm the distribution of an initial 40,000 refugees, but this scheme was conceived in May and some nations still do not plan to do their full share before year’s end.
Germany’s national railway says it has resumed train services from Austria after authorities ordered a temporary halt on Sunday evening.
A spokeswoman for Deutsche Bahn said services resumed at 7 a.m. (0500 GMT). She spoke on condition of anonymity in line with company rules.
However, the main Salzburg-Munich line initially remained closed between the Austrian city of Salzburg and the German border town of Freilassing because there were people on the track.
Train services were suspended for around 12 hours when Germany introduced temporary border controls Sunday evening to stem the tide of thousands of refugees streaming across its frontier.
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