The German government is debating plans to speed up deportations of asylum-seekers with little prospect of being granted refugee status. The government also wants to make it more difficult for relatives of asylum-seekers to come to Germany.
Iraqi asylum seekers in Germany would be wise to choose Bremen over Berlin, according to newly released government data. But the varying rates raise questions over how Germany processes asylum requests.
A new gender identity law will likely improve the lives of transgender people in Greece. But before it was passed, Greek Orthodox clergymen railed against the bill, even threatening to excommunicate transgender people.
How do refugee journalists view their new lives in Germany? In the video series "Dear Germany" Shakila Ebrahimkhil talks about how she started afresh in a small city. Her kids have plans, but what about her?
German intelligence agencies use refugee tip-offs in the fight against the so-called "Islamic State." Masoud Aqil from Syria handed the police a list of IS supporters – but some doubt the value of such information.
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