Refugees

Far-right activists try to block migrant rescue boats

As Defend Europe sets sail in hope of turning refugees back, UK anti-racism monitor issues warning over migrant safety.

Defend Europe boat tries to block migrant rescues

Tunisia

Refugees in limbo after Tunisia shuts desert camp

Four years after the UN ceased operations at Choucha camp, authorities have cleared out the remaining men.

Refugees in limbo after Tunisia shuts desert camp

Reporter's Notebook

Turkey's Syrian refugees carve out their own opportunities

Syrian refugees in Turkey turn to entrepreneurship to help their community as well as contribute to the local economy.

Germany

Escaping Aleppo only to encounter violence in Germany

In Freital, Abu Hamid and his fellow refugees were attacked by right-wing Germans, who could be convicted of terrorism.

Escaping Aleppo only to encounter violence in Germany

US & Canada

Lawsuit accuses US of turning away asylum seekers

The lawsuit says officials on US-Mexico border have 'consistently and systematically' denied access to asylum seekers.

Lawsuit accuses US of turning away asylum seekers

Gaza

Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Hundreds of refugees fleeing the Sinai conflict have settled in Gaza, where they have been subsisting on handouts.

Egyptians in Gaza: 'We escaped from certain death'

Refugees

The Cameroonian boxer seeking asylum in South Korea

Cameroonian Abdoulaye Assan hopes that victories in the ring will win him the right to stay in the country.

The boxer fighting for asylum in South Korea

Inside Story

Is the EU closer to solving the migration crisis?

EU ministers agree to reinforce the Libyan coastguards to try to discourage arrival of undocumented people.

Humanitarian crises

The ongoing human tragedy in the Mediterranean

Thousands of refugees continue to risk their lives on the Mediterranean to reach the safe shores of Europe.

The ongoing human tragedy in the Mediterranean

Refugees

Clausnitz: When a mob awaited refugees in a German town

Once the face of anti-refugee sentiment in Germany, Clausnitz and its newcomers have learned to co-exist.

Clausnitz: When a mob awaited refugees in a German town

Europe

Italy summons Austria envoy over border controls

Austria FM says country ready to 'protect' borders amid growing concerns over influx of migrants and refugees in Italy.

Italy summons Austria envoy over border controls

Refugees

Europe urged to help Italy deal with refugee 'tragedy'

UN official says over 12,000 people reached Italy's shores over weekend as he calls for 'urgent distribution system'.

UN urges Europe to help Italy with refugee 'tragedy'

Germany

The 2015 murder of a four-year-old refugee in Berlin

At the start of the refugee crisis, dysfunction and danger awaited those registering for asylum in Germany.

The 2015 murder of a four-year-old refugee in Berlin

Humanitarian crises

'52 die' after left with no food, water in Niger desert

Official says 24 Libya-bound people rescued but dozens are believed to have died after being left without food or water.

Dozens abandoned in Niger desert feared dead

Migrants

Irish naval ship 'rescues 712 people' off Libyan coast

Hundreds, including 14 pregnant women and four infants, rescued off of Libya in 'wretched state', says Irish navy.

Irish naval ship 'rescues 712 people' off Libyan coast