With Turkey now home to over two million Syrian refugees, school places, which are key to integration, are in short supply. An Istanbul suburb has launched a pilot project to address this problem.
War parties have staged 500 attacks on schools in 20 countries in the first half of 2017, according to the United Nations. The UN special representative for children has said attacks appeared to be on the rise.
Around two-thirds of girls in Afghanistan are not in school, according to a Human Rights Watch report. Despite improved access to education, security concerns and social stigma keep most girls out of the classroom.
After keeping him in the country two months, the Spanish Justice Ministry told German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhani he was free to leave. That's despite a Turkish arrest warrant from requesting his extradition.
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