Africa

Central African Republic refugees start returning home

In a country torn by sectarian violence, Muslims and Christians are learning to live side by side again.

Australia

Australia under growing pressure over remote detention policy

Critics brand policy 'failure' that has destroyed lives as children airlifted to Australia for urgent medical treatment.

Australia under growing pressure over remote detention policy

Middle East

More than 200 mass graves found in Iraq: UN report

Report says sites in Mosul could contain critical forensic material to assist in the identification of ISIL victims.

More than 200 mass graves discovered in Iraq: UN report

Human Rights

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

A survivor of a 2010 massacre of migrant group, Billy Martinez makes the trek again, hoping to find safety in numbers.

Honduran survivor of migrant massacre joins caravan for safety

Middle East

UN aid trucks reach remote refugee camp in Syria

A convoy carrying much-needed assistance for thousands of refugees arrived at a camp near Jordan border.

UN aid trucks reach remote refugee camp in Syria

Latin America

Venezuela exodus takes its toll on Colombian economy

Venezuela's crumbling economy has forced millions of people to leave the country and seek refuge in the neighbouring country.

United States

Migrant caravan parents sue Trump over proposed border policy

Parents of six minors travelling through Mexico are plaintiffs in a case filed against Trump and other officials.

Migrant caravan parents sue Trump over proposed border policy

Donald Trump

Trump to further restrict asylum seekers with limits, tent cities

US president says he's finalising plan that would deny asylum to those who enter US between official ports of entry.

Trump to further restrict asylum seekers with limits, tent cities

Latin America

Violence, poverty, disease: Why a Honduran mother fled

Orvelina Melendez witnessed her husband's murder. Now on US-bound caravan, she hopes to provide for family, sick son.

Honduran mother holds husband's death papers on way to US border

Italy

'Riace was destroyed': Pro-refugee village broken after mayor ban

Uncertainty abounds in the Italian hamlet rejuvenated by Domenico Lucano's visionary perspective on refugee integration.

'Riace was destroyed': Pro-refugee village broken after mayor ban

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

Australia

Facing heat, Australia to take children off Nauru by year-end

Number of children held on Pacific island has more than halved in two months with refugee groups saying only 38 remain.

Facing heat, Australia to take children off Nauru by year-end

Iraq

'I lost my whole family in the sea'

Punitive measures Baghdad imposed on its Kurdish region have sent many Iraqi Kurds on dangerous journeys to Europe.

Why do Kurds continue to flee Iraq's Kurdish region?

US-Mexico border

'Fear and hate': Critics slam Trump's anti-caravan troop surge

Rights groups call Pentagon's plan to send 5,200 troops to US-Mexico border an overreaction, saying there's 'no crisis'.

'Fear and hate': Critics slam Trump's anti-caravan troop surge

Honduras

Honduran killed in Mexican border crackdown on migrant caravan

Police fired rubber bullets, tear gas as more than 1,000 migrants and refugees attempted to cross border into Mexico.

Honduran killed in Mexican border crackdown on migrant caravan