Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended Hungarian police against accusations of maltreating refugees, saying the migrants had "rebelled" against Hungarian law.
Hundreds of migrants broke through police lines in Hungary near the Serbian border for a third day running, as the army began mobilising for a possible role in guarding the frontier.
A first group of around 50 refugees arrived in France from Germany as Paris tries to ease pressure on its neighbour, which has received the bulk of the migrants streaming into Europe.
Denmark has sent back a first group of refugees who arrived from Germany, Danish police said Tuesday, with others expected to follow.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vowed to "wipe out" Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants from their mountain strongholds after 16 soldiers were killed in a rebel attack.
The Greek island of Lesbos is "on the verge of explosion" with violence erupting as the more than 15,000 mainly Syrian refugees push local resources to the limit.
Some 13,000 Palestinian structures in the West Bank are currently under Israeli demolition orders, leaving residents and homes "in a state of chronic uncertainty and threat".
"According to the Hungarian government, there will be free buses to take you to the last town before the border," shouts a man urgently in Arabic through a megaphone.
Several hundred migrants stormed into Budapest's main international train station early Thursday after police re-opened it following a two-day standoff
"We love Germany," several young migrants yelled happily as they stumbled out of a train in Munich -- the last stop, they hope, of their long and perilous journey from war.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed concern over "very worrying" deadly clashes in Kiev as Ukrainian lawmakers backed an autonomy plan for rebel regions.
A blast rocked the ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra on Sunday but the site's famed Temple of Bel appeared to be largely intact.
Berlin pledged to send police reinforcements to the eastern German town hit by violent anti-migrant protests.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak criticised organisers of a weekend protest demanding his ouster, saying the timing and venue of the demonstration would clash with independence day parade rehearsals.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced down far-right hecklers vowing zero tolerance for "vile" anti-migrant violence as rescuers found 55 corpses on stricken boats in the Mediterranean.
Hungary's migrant crisis escalated as police fired tear gas at the EU country's main processing centre.
India and Pakistan aborted rare talks on their festering conflict in Kashmir this weekend under a cloud of recriminations.
In a dusty field on Serbia's border with Macedonia, thousands of migrants hoping to reach a better future in western Europe are offered some respite from their perilous journeys.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was appalled by reports that Islamic State militants had demolished a temple in Syria's ancient Palmyra.