Refugees

'We saw corpses along the way'

Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.

From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

Germany

'No easy way out': In Germany, a political mutiny over migration

A mutiny from within her own government leaves Angela Merkel scrambling for a joint migration policy in a divided EU.

'No easy way out': In Germany, a political mutiny over migration

Humanitarian crises

UN says record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide

Calling for a new approach to tackle the issue, UNHCR says 53 percent of the 68.5 million people displaced are children.

Germany

Merkel handed two-week ultimatum in migrant row

Horst Seehofer backs down, says he will not bypass Angela Merkel by turning away migrants yet, awaiting EU solution.

Uganda

'People in Uganda are still angry at Asians'

A personal insight into how displacement, prejudice and new beginnings have shaped a Ugandan Asian's definition of home.

Uganda's Asian exodus: Rose-tinted memories and current realities

Bosnia

Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

Northwestern border crossing with Croatia briefly closed to prevent about 100 people from entering the European Union.

Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

Inside Story

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean?

The plight of 630 who were stranded at sea for days has highlighted the migration dispute between EU members.

Refugee Crisis

Iranian refugee dies of apparent suicide in Nauru camp

This is the twelfth person to die while being held in the two offshore detention centres Australia sends refugees to.

Iranian refugee dies of apparent suicide in Nauru camp

Lebanon

Lebanon and UN in spat over Syrian refugees' return

UN is angered by Lebanon's decision to freeze renewal of residency permits for staff.

Lebanon and UN in spat over Syrian refugees' return

Lebanon

Lebanon freezes UNHCR staff permits over Syria refugees spat

Foreign minister accuses UN agency of 'spreading fear' and discouraging Syrian refugees from returning home.

Spain

Spanish authorities rescue 536 people on Med crossing

At least 6,872 people have been rescued while trying to enter Spain by sea so far this year, according to the IOM.

Spain: Hundreds of people rescued from the Mediterranean sea

REWIND

Joseph's journey: Chasing the American dream

A young Liberian sets out across the Sahara in pursuit of a better life in the United States.

Italy

Shipwreck survivors launch case against Italy

Lawyers allege Italy is responsible for the deaths of 20 asylum seekers off the coast of Libya last November.

Lawyers pin blame for deaths of 20 migrants at sea on Italy

Interactive

All you need to know about Lebanon's elections

Lebanon heads to general elections for the first time in nine years.

Lebanon elections 2018: Politics as usual

Middle East

Art meets activism in Ai Weiwei show in Qatar

Doha's Fire Station art gallery expects exhibition on refugee crisis to inspire local artists to produce thought-provoking work.