Tens of thousands of refugees are currently stranded in squalid makeshift refugee camps along the Greek-Macedonian border after the closure of the popular Balkan route into the continent. Bursts of violence have aready broken out between migrants and Macedonian police along the border – but police now warn this could soon rupture into all-out migrant-led riots across Europe.

German Federal Police have offered the grave warnings about potential violent uprisings among migrants as popular routes to the “safe haven” of Germany have also been slammed shut. In a leaked internal report, the police said a swelling bottleneck of migrants was about to take a turn for the worse – with “hardly any attempts to swerve around the Greek-Macedonian border”. READ MORE