France

France's prime minister signals support for immigration quotas

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says country's asylum system 'saturated' with 22 percent application increase last year.

France's prime minister signals support for immigration quotas

Europe

More than 1,000 people dead in Mediterranean so far this year

It is the sixth year in a row that more than 1,000 deaths have been registered in a single year.

More than 1,000 people dead in Mediterranean so far this year

Rohingya

Rohingya refugees continue to risk lives to seek safety: UNHCR

Rate of fatalities rises among refugees and asylum seekers who embark on sea journeys in Southeast Asia, report says.

Rohingya refugees continue to risk lives to seek safety: UNHCR

Rohingya

What will happen to the Rohingya people?

Go home, begs Bangladesh. We can't, lament the Rohingya.

What will happen to the Rohingya people?

Refugee Crisis

Five EU countries agree new deal for migrants rescued at sea

People rescued in central Mediterranean to be sent to various EU states within four weeks, Malta summit agrees.

Five EU countries agree new deal for migrants rescued at sea

Libya

Migrant 'torturers' in Libya arrested in Italy

Three men detained after migrants identified them in Italy as perpetrators of abuse at a camp in Libya.

Migrant 'torturers' in Libya arrested in Italy

Europe

Is Greece going to back down on asylum 'reform'?

New government's plan to 'simplify' asylum procedure has been met with concern by human rights and legal aid groups.

Is Greece going to back down on asylum 'reform'?

Refugees

Trump considering significantly slashing refugee cap - again

Democrats, rights groups slam reported Trump administration plan to possibly make further cuts to annual refugee cap.

Trump considering significantly slashing refugee cap - again

Al Jazeera World

Arabs Abroad: The Surgeons

Meet an Iraqi orthopaedic surgeon and a Jordanian cardiologist who have built successful lives in the West.

Slovenia

Slovenia to extend border fence to prevent refugee crossings

The interior ministry says exact timeline and location would not be made public.

Slovenia to extend border fence to prevent refugee crossings

Spain

Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain

On standoff's 18th day, Open Arms calls Spanish offer to allow ship disembark at port 1,000km away 'incomprehensible'.

Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain

Migrants

US judge blocks Trump's new sweeping asylum rule

The ruling by a California court halts the policy across the border in a setback to Trump's anti-immigration policy.

US judge blocks Trump's new sweeping asylum rule

US & Canada

UN rights chief 'appalled' at US treatment of migrants

The UN rights chief says she is 'shocked' that children are kept in camps without access to adequate healthcare or food.

UN's Bachelet 'appalled' by US migrant detention camp conditions

Special series

World Refugee Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Around the world with asylum seekers and refugees struggling for the chance at a new life.

World Refugee Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Refugee Crisis

Why is the US criminalising aid workers at the border?

Rights groups call on US government to stop cracking down on humanitarians at Mexico frontier.

Why is the US criminalising aid workers at the border?