Europe

Austria seeks to block refugees, migrants from entering

Austria wants to reduce the number of asylum seekers crossing its border to zero.

Refugees

'Shameful': US slashes number of refugees it will admit to 30,000

US to cap number of refugees allowed into country to a record low of 30,000 in 2019, down from a 45,000 limit this year.

'Shameful': US slashes number of refugees it will admit to 30,000

Pakistan

Pakistan PM pledges citizenship to refugees

PM Khan said government will issue passports and ID cards to those born on Pakistani soil.

Imran Khan pledges citizenship to Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees

Peru

Aid groups strain as Venezuelan refugee crisis spills over

Nearly two million Venezuelans are seeking better lives in neighbouring countries in Latin America and aid groups and local humanitarians are struggling to bear the load.

Refugees

Refugee advocates blast arrests of rescue workers in Greece

Greek authorities have accused the rescue workers of a host of crimes, including espionage and people trafficking.

Turkey

Turkey fears Syrian refugee wave amid currency crisis

At Turkey's southern border, locals fear another wave of refugees could damage the struggling local economy even more.

Turkey faces prospect of Syrian refugee wave amid currency crisis

Greece

Greece arrests migrant rescuers on charges of people trafficking

Members of the group charged, the ERCI, deny wrongdoing, saying that they followed every rule and regulation and kept the Greek coastguard informed of their activities.

Bosnia

Refugees stranded in Bosnia allege Croatian police brutality

Croatian officers accused of physical and verbal abuse, along with harassment including theft, but deny all allegations.

Refugees stranded in Bosnia allege Croatian police brutality

Refugees

Telling the stories of Somalia's lost warriors

From refugee to storyteller, a Danish Somali filmmaker challenges stereotypes about young Somalis - one film at a time.

Refugees

Rough sleeping and racism: Refugees struggle in Belgium

Report by Refugee Rights Europe says 94 percent of refugees in Brussels sleep rough and majority don't get enough food.

Rough sleeping and racism: Refugees struggle in Belgium

Refugees

'I don't like Dutch food, but I like their honesty'

An Amsterdam housing unit aims to boost integration by accommodating Dutch citizens and refugees. We met some newcomers.

What do refugees in the Netherlands think of the Dutch?

Asia

Pakistan PM: Afghan refugees ‘will not be forced to return’

Imran Khan has assured the UN high commissioner for refugees that Pakistan will continue to host the refugees.

Europe

Sweden: How will far right’s rise impact election?

The Scandinavian country has long had a reputation for welcoming refugees and asylum seekers, But now the anti-immigrant parties’ rise is shifting the political landscape.

Sweden: How will far right’s rise impact election?

Sweden

Five things to know about the Swedish election

The far right has drawn significant support ahead of polls, politicising issues such as migration and a rise in crime.

Refugees, crime, environment in spotlight as Swedes head to polls

Opinion

#MeToo at Fortress Europe's borders

Refugee women are being sexually abused at the EU border. Where is the outrage?

Nidzara Ahmetasevic

by Nidzara Ahmetasevic

Nidzara Ahmetasevic