Germans welcome migrants as EU struggles to make united stand

September 7, 2015 8:40 AM

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BERLIN – Thousands of exhausted migrants received a hero's welcome Sunday as they streamed into Western Europe, but Austria warned the emergency measures are only temporary as the EU struggles to establish a united response to the crisis.

As crowds of well-wishers turned out at train stations across Germany to greet the new arrivals, the UN's refugee chief said the crisis could be manageable if European countries all pulled their weight and agreed on a common approach.

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