A German far-right party won parliamentary seats after campaigning against policies that welcomed refugees. One of those refugees, Ahmad Wali Temory, hopes to preserve the policies that brought Afghans like him to the country.
Black people say they are being targeted in Libya, where the European Union is spending millions of euros to bolster the country’s capacity for preventing migrants from crossing the Mediterranean to Europe.
The World’s Richard Hall reported aboard Save the Children's rescue ship in the Mediterranean. On Tuesday, they saved 635 people — a record for the group's sea rescue operations. Doctors Without Borders rescued another 1,004 people on the same day.
A year ago this Friday, a photo of 3-year-old Syrian Aylan Kurdi sparked outrage across the world and drove home the grim reality of Europe's growing migration crisis. Here is a recap of key events in the past year of a historic refugee crisis.
In Sunday's referendum, almost all Hungarian voters rejected EU quotas for resettling refugees across the 28-nation bloc. But little more than 40 percent actually voted — well below the threshold needed for the referendum to be valid. And some who did vote spoiled their ballot in protest.
Compared to the rest of Germany, the economy in the former East Germany has struggled. In the small village of Golzow, the population had shrunk to the point where authorities were considering closing the village's only elementary school. That's when the town mayor invited Syrian refugee families to move in.
Like America, France has been hyperfocused on domestic terrorism after several attacks, including Friday's machete incident in Paris. And like the US government, rights groups say, French authorities have clamped down on liberties in the name of public safety.