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.
The Bidi Bidi refugee camp in northern Uganda is now home to about 285,000 residents, nearly all of them fleeing civil war in neighboring South Sudan. The settlement is already larger than most Ugandan cities, and it's probably not going away.
Ugandans in the drought-stricken northern part of the country have lost crops and livestock. Now they're resorting to disguising themselves as South Sudanese refugees to gain access to grain, flour and high-energy biscuits distributed at camps.
At least 100 Americans have gone — and some continue to go — to Syria to fight against ISIS. Many have joined a Kurdish militia group called the People's Protection Units or the YPG. What these volunteers are doing isn't illegal, but it raises many questions.
For Greece's ultranationalist Golden Dawn party, the world’s biggest refugee crisis since World War II was a political opportunity. And Lesbos seemed a natural place to build a base of support. It wasn’t.
When ISIS invaded northern Iraq, they captured many Yazidi women, forced them to convert to Islam and traded them as sex slaves. The Yazidi community granted photographer Marcio Pimenta rare access to capture moving images of the reintegration process for freed women rejoining the group.
Throughout history, Sweden has been a safe haven for refugees from around the world. Since 2014, Sweden has accepted more asylum seekers per capita than any other European country. But with rising anti-immigrant sentiments and the ascendency of right-wing political parties, that could all change.
A photo of the crime scene shows a bloodstained Aristotle Garcia lying in the street. He has a .38 caliber pistol in his right hand, a wad of cash in the other. Her brother wasn't right-handed, though, which means the gun is in the wrong hand.
Both the US and China sent aid to the Philippines to quell its Islamist insurgency. Both countries want to gain influence over the Philippine military. If China succeeds, it will hinder the US’ ability to project power in the Asia Pacific.
In the Chinese city of Yanji on Monday, social media showed home videos of shaking chandeliers. The city sits on the border with North Korea, close enough to the nuclear test site for the tremors to be clearly felt (and seen).
North Korea does not have many friends in the international community. But in the past China has been a powerful backer.