As Germany debates how best to cope with a huge influx of refugees, demands are growing for more stringent border controls. To that end, legislation is being pushed through parliament to introduce a new migrant identification document.
Support for the anti-immigration AfD has been eroding, but not in eastern Germany. The right-wing populists remain a force in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, which has fewer refugees than any other state. How can that be?
Vastly outdated data, EU citizens listed as needing to leave Germany: Just some of the mistakes that pepper the database, the commissioner for refugee management said. And the resulting consequences could be serious.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged extra money for the world's top refugee and migrant advocates. While far fewer asylum seekers are now reaching Germany, new fronts in Europe's migration crisis are opening.
A Russian court has postponed the deportation of Ali Feruz, a journalist at the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, to Uzbekistan. It is to wait for a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
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