Australian PM 'confident' Trump will keep refugee deal

Once in office, Trump could veto deal for US to take 1,200 refugees from Australia's offshore prison facilities.


Protesters abseil down Australian parliament building

Protesters demanding closure of offshore prison camps abseil down parliament, stopping its proceedings for a second day.


Charity: A third of minors missing after Calais closure

Refugee Youth Services said nearly 1 in 3 children it tracked are missing after French authorities closed the camp.

Human Rights

A hard winter: Afghan refugees return from Pakistan

Two million more refugees are expected to return to a country mired in violence and braced for a bitter winter.

The Listening Post

German media: Reporting the rise of the right

We look at claims from Germany's anti-immigrant party about media bias and alleged failure to report objectively.


Turkey: Refugees set deportation centre on fire, escape

Around 50 people start fire in central Istanbul building before escaping, Turkish media reports.

Human Rights

Interactive: The refugee crisis beyond Europe

Before Europe declared a "refugee crisis" in 2015, millions around the world had faced years of displacement.


100 feared dead in latest boat disaster off Libya

Rescue effort under way in the Mediterranean, with only 23 rescued so far from a boat carrying more than 120 people.

Human Rights

Mexico braced for Trump's deportation policy

Already dealing with unemployment and drug cartels, Guerrero state anticipates possible 1 million deportees from US.

Human Rights

Australia PM: No refugees will be sent to US this year

Turnbull said 1,200 refugees from Nauru will not be resettled in the US before president-elect Trump takes office.

Donald Trump

Trump to 'deport up to 3 million immigrants'

US president-elect, in his first interview since victory, says he plans to deport or jail undocumented foreigners.


Hundreds feared dead in refugee shipwrecks off Libya

Survivors tell UN at least 239 people drowned in two shipwrecks off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea.

United Kingdom

Foreign students targeted by UK anti-migrant policies

Past targets of government crackdowns complain of arbitrary detentions and deportations.

Human Rights

Tent cities rise in Paris after 'Jungle' evacuation

With the closing of the Calais camp, the French capital is seeing more asylum seekers pitching tents on the streets.


Australia weighs law banning refugees from returning

The law would permanently ban legal visits to the country for asylum seekers arriving by boat.