Refugee crisis

November 10, 2015
November 10, 2015

Australia asylum rules criticised at UN

Several countries have used a United Nations forum to criticise Australia's asylum seeker policies.

November 8, 2015
November 8, 2015

Migration on agenda as Croatia votes

Croatia's ruling centre-left coalition faces a challenge to stay in power, with the migrant crisis one of the main issues facing voters on Sunday.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Germany seeks to slow migrant flow

Germany is to restrict the number of entry points for migrants arriving via Austria, in a bid to control the flow as thousands cross into Bavaria daily.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

EU to meet over Turkey migrant deal

European leaders are to discuss measures to ease the region's migration crisis, with Turkey the focus of their efforts in Brussels.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Syrian Kurds 'razing entire villages captured from IS'

Kurdish forces have carried out a wave of forced displacement and mass house demolitions - amounting to war crimes - in northern Syria, a rights group says.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Ending Syria war ‘key to migrant crisis’

Ending the conflict in Syria and Iraq is key to solving the migrant crisis facing Europe, a senior US official tells the BBC.

September 11, 2015
September 11, 2015

The Fab Four

If it wasn't for the grey skies and the chilly drizzle, I would have thought I'm somewhere in the Middle East.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Make Aylan's home safe

What is the role of world leaders in the crisis? Instead of taking any effective initiative to stop the war, they are providing support to both the Syrian government and the opposition groups,...

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Migrant crisis: Influx will change Germany, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the "breathtaking" flow of migrants into Germany will "occupy and change" the country in the coming years.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Europe's response to the refugee crisis

We welcome Europe's waking up to the realities of the ongoing migrant crisis that has stirred the human conscience.