Refugee Crisis

Refugee ship Aquarius to stop rescue mission in the Mediterranean

Rescue organisation SOS Mediterranee and MSF say they will end operation after relentless pressure from EU states.

Refugee ship Aquarius to stop rescue mission in the Mediterranean

Morocco

Raped, abused and harassed: Tale of female migrants in Morocco

A third of female migrants were abused on their way, research shows. The suffering doesn't end when they reach Morocco.

Raped, abused and harassed: Tale of female migrants in Morocco

Libya

Libya uses tear gas, rubber bullets to force migrants off ship

More than 90 refugees and migrants refused to leave rescue ship in a standoff that lasted 10 days.

Libya uses tear gas, rubber bullets to force migrants off ship

Refugee Crisis

Aid groups condemn Italy's order to seize Aquarius rescue ship

The migrant rescue ship is suspected of passing off 24 tonnes of toxic waste as ordinary waste, Italian media reported.

Aid groups condemn Italy's order to seize Aquarius rescue ship

Refugee Crisis

Barricaded refugees 'ready to die' than return to Libya detention

More than 70 people refusing to leave docked ship in Misrata say they face torture and detention if they disembark.

Barricaded refugees 'ready to die' than return to Libya detention

Talk to Al Jazeera

Amin Awad: No end in sight for MENA refugee crisis

The director of UNHCR's MENA bureau talks about refugee crisis, countries shirking responsibility and future solutions.

Canada

Trudeau 'sorry' for Canada turning away Jewish refugees in 1939

German ship with more than 900 Jews fleeing the horrors of Nazi persecution was turned away in 1939.

Trudeau 'sorry' for Canada turning away Jewish refugees in 1939

Witness

Halima Aden: From refugee to Somali American hijabi model

Can the Somali American model navigate New York's demanding fashion industry while balancing family expectations?

Refugee Crisis

Nearly 60,000 migrants have died or gone missing since 2014: AP

Figure is almost double the number recorded by the UN's IOM agency, which mainly tracks migration to Europe.

Nearly 60,000 migrants have died or gone missing since 2014: AP

Greece

Greece to ease overcrowding in Lesbos refugee camp

Rights groups have criticised abysmal conditions at the camp that is housing three times its capacity.

Greece to ease overcrowding in Lesbos refugee camp

Europe

German spymaster ousted after far-right attacks row, but promoted

Government removes domestic spy chief after comments on far-right violence, but transfers him to a more senior role.

German spymaster ousted after far-right attacks row, but promoted

Inside Story

Is the far-right shaping the EU's migration policy?

Germany and Austria agree to boost the EU border force, as divisions heighten over immigration policy.

People & Power

Gambia: Back Home

We investigate why some in The Gambia have returned home to discourage others from an attempt at life in Europe.

Gambia: Back Home

Germany

Why are German churches sheltering Yazidi refugees?

Yazidis' asylum requests are increasingly rejected in Germany as refugees in other countries also face deportation.

Yazidis seek church asylum as Europe's empathy for refugees wanes

Refugee Crisis

Venezuela migration nears 'Mediterranean crisis point': UN

Almost 1.6 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015 due to the economic situation.