Tens of thousands of people have fled Afghanistan in recent months as Taliban forces step up attacks. Many have found refuge in Germany, but now Berlin is discussing their repatriation with Afghan officials, despite the worsening security situation.
Germany wants a new process to repatriate some 30,000 undocumented Nigerian migrants. This week, it sent a diplomat to Abuja with a proposal. Nigeria's foreign minister spoke to DW correspondent Ubale Musa.
The German development minister, Gerd Müller, says Germany and Iraq will step up cooperation on the reintegration of Iraqi refugees. He said up to 10,000 Iraqis would be helped to return home.
A 2-year-old girl of Kurdish origin has died after Belgian police chased a van carrying illegal migrants, local media report. Prosecutors say the girl's death was not a result of police gunfire.
About 150 asylum seekers have confronted police officers in a small German town to prevent the deportation of a Togolese man. Authorities said, due to exceptional circumstances, they had no option but to release the man.
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