Germany, Austria and Italy threaten the EU with a suspension of the Schengen zone, in a repeat of the 2015 domino effect that saw the reintroduction of border controls.
Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with her interior minister Horst Seehofer on Monday evening to establish “transitional” detention centres along the border with Austria, to facilitate a swift pushback of apprehended migrants.
The idea is to send migrants backs at their point of entry in the EU, as envisaged by the Dublin II agre...


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