• In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, refugees run into a corn field after crossing from Serbia through the barbed wire fence, near Roszke, southern Hungary. Round the clock, thousands of refugees cross daily along the approximately 110-mile (175-kilometer) border with non-EU member Serbia to the south. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU’s field of dreams

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car’s headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe’s newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.

  • Kim Jin-su of Hoffenheim, right, challenges for the ball with Munich's Arjen Robben during the Germany Soccer Bundesliga match between TSG Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich in Sinsheim, southern Germany, Saturday Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Maurer)

    Blind replaces Van Persie with Robben as Netherlands captain

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Arjen Robben replaced striker Robin van Persie as captain of the Netherlands on Friday in Danny Blind’s first squad since taking over from Guus Hiddink as national coach.

  • A migrant girl carries her bag at a migrant processing center in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The more than 5,000 migrants who reached Serbia overnight faced an overcrowded refugee center where they have to apply for asylum — the paper that allows them three days to reach Hungary. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Wave of EU-bound migrants crosses into Serbia

    MIRATOVAC, Serbia (AP) — In a new human wave surging through the Balkans, thousands of exhausted migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa crossed on foot Monday from Macedonia into Serbia on their way to the European Union.