Melissa Fleming, UNHCR Head of Communications, has praised the response of both government and civil society to the refugee crisis in Austria.
A large group of refugees reportedly trying to get to Sweden from Germany fled from police when their train stopped in the Danish harbour town of Rødby on Sunday evening.
Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer coasted into the US Open fourth round on Saturday with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber, his tenth win in ten meetings against the 29th-ranked German.
Five people remained hospitalized for treatment of serious injuries on Sunday after three trucks and a Welsh bus carrying tourists crashed, injuring 41 people, on the A2 motorway in the canton of Lucerne, media reported.
In announcing that Denmark will contribute an additional 70 million kroner to Syrian refugees, the Foreign Ministry said that wealthy Gulf states should also increase their contributions.
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann called Sunday for an emergency EU summit to resolve the migrant crisis, saying his country's admittance of thousands of refugees crossing from Hungary was just a "temporary" measure.
UPDATED: Heavy rainfall in central Sweden on Sunday has seen train and road traffic grinding to a halt and over 100 homes evacuated.
The French secret service frogman who attached the mines which sank the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand 30 years ago apologised for his actions in an interview Sunday with investigative website Mediapart.
French far-right firebrand Jean-Marie Le Pen announced Saturday the creation of a political association, distinct from the National Front (FN) party he co-founded and was recently ousted from after feuding with its current leader, his daughter.
Russia beat Sweden 1-0 on Saturday after Zlatan Ibrahimovic was benched at the interval with a leg injury.
UPDATED: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven called on Europe to do more to help refugees as thousands of Stockholmers gathered at a pro-refugee demonstration on Sunday.