United States

US agents fire tear gas at asylum seekers across Mexico border

US border patrol fired tear gas at asylum seekers including children, but later said it was targeting 'rock throwers'.

India

Poverty drives India's 'rat-hole' miners into death traps

Twenty days after 15 miners were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya state, the search for them goes on.

Poverty drives India's 'rat-hole' miners into death traps

United Kingdom

Six Iranians reach UK from France in inflatable boat

Number of migrants making the risky crossing from France to UK in small boats since October continues to rise.

Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France

Europe

More migrants and refugees try to reach UK via English Channel

Officials worry surge in number of migrants and refugees using dinghies to cross aided by human smugglers.

Germany

Desperate journeys: Three years since migrant influx in Germany

After three years, how successful has Germany been in integrating more than a million migrants and refugees into society?

United States

Trump says build US-Mexico wall or he will seal border

Donald Trump said the alternative to funding his controversial wall project would be total separation from Mexico.

The Far Right

The Indians saving Italy's traditional cheese industry

From Punjab to the Po river: How Indian farmers are adapting to life in Italy and turning their hand to making Parmesan.

The Indians saving Italy's traditional cheese industry

Latin America

Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

The death of the eight-year-old boy is the second instance this month of a migrant child dying under US detention.

Guatemalan boy dies after being detained by US border agents

Middle East

UN report: Majority of female migrants faced gang rape in Libya

Report based on 1,300 first-hand accounts details abuse by 'state officials, armed groups, smugglers and traffickers'.

UN report: Majority of female migrants faced gang rape in Libya

Europe

Belgian PM offers to quit after migration dispute

With five months to go until elections, it's not immediately clear whether king will accept Charles Michel's departure.

Belgian PM offers to quit after migration dispute

Opinion

'Barbed wire-plus': Borders know no love

Across Europe and North America , governments have gone to great cruelty to stop migration.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Europe

Police and anti-migration protesters clash in Brussels

Police fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse far-right protesters demonstrating against UN migration pact.

Police and anti-migration protesters clash in Brussels

Inside Story

Will a UN accord on migrants and refugees work?

A special edition of Inside Story from Marrakesh, where leaders from 164 countries have agreed on a roadmap.

Middle East

Why thousands of Palestinian refugees are moving out of Lebanon

Over the years, their number has dropped to 175,000 from 450,000 as they seek new routes to leave desperate conditions.

Migrants

The kindergarten giving hope to refugees in Morocco

Run by Yemeni refugees, the school has given hope to migrants and refugees in Morocco, a country fighting unemployment.

The kindergarten giving hope to refugees in Morocco