Turkey

Turkey could 'open the gates' of Europe to refugees

Turkish president calls on EU to provide financial support to Ankara to deal with 3.6 million refugees in the country.

Erdogan: Turkey could open the gates of Europe to refugees

Australia

Australia: Tamil family's deportation halted midair

The family, including two toddlers, get a temporary reprieve in a case highlighting country's strict immigration policy.

Australia court halts deportation of Tamil asylum seeker family

Middle East

Are Syrian refugees being scapegoated in Turkey?

Eight years after Syria erupted in civil war, millions of displaced residents struggle to integrate amid rising resentment from locals.

Are Syrian refugees being scapegoated in Turkey?

Refugees

Tanzania to send back all Burundian refugees from October

Tanzanian and Burundian officials announce deal but UNHCR says Burundi conditions are not conducive to promote returns.

Tanzania to send back all Burundian refugees from October

Syrian Refugees

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to stop expulsion of Syrian refugees

Rights group says Beirut deported nearly 2,500 Syrians in 'a clear violation of Lebanon's non-refoulement obligation'.

Amnesty calls on Lebanon to stop expulsion of Syrian refugees

Bangladesh

In Pictures: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh two years on

Sunday marks two years since the mass exodus of Rohingya to Bangladesh after Myanmar's military campaign against them.

In Pictures: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh two years on

Malta

Malta to disembark 356 rescued migrants after two-week standoff

Malta says rescued people will be distributed among France, Luxembourg, Ireland, Germany, Portugal and Romania.

Malta to disembark 356 rescued migrants after two-week standoff

Migrants

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest standoff

Hundreds, including children, stranded onboard Ocean Viking as Malta denies entry and Italy ignores docking requests.

Ocean Viking rescue ship awaits port access in latest standoff

Europe

Spain may fine Open Arms rescue ship $1m

The Open Arms saga has not ended with the Italian prosecutor's order to bring the scores of rescued people ashore.

Open Arms rescue ship faces $1m fine from Spain

Turkey

Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Turkish minister says Syrians in Istanbul have until October 30 to return to cities where they were first registered.

Deadline extended for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Turkey

Deadline elapses for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Refugees not registered but living in largest Turkish city face prospect of being expelled.

Deadline elapses for unregistered Syrians to leave Istanbul

Italy

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

The Open Arms vessel has been stranded off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa for six days.

Italy prosecutor orders disembarkation of people on rescue ship

Europe

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Announcement by Madrid comes as 15 refugees stuck on Open Arms rescue vessel jump overboard and try to swim ashore.

Spanish warship to assist transfer of refugees stranded off Italy

Rohingya

Bangladesh seeks to repatriate 3,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

Joint exercise led by the UNHCR to determine if Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home.

Bangladesh seeks to repatriate 3,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

Venezuela

UN appeals for more aid for Venezuelan refugees

The UN and NGOs put out a humanitarian appeal for $770m at the start of the year and have received less than $180m.

UN appeals for more aid for Venezuelan refugees