When boats brimming with refugees teetered across the Mediterranean, Stratis Valiamos and his fellow fishermen came to the rescue. Now he has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts. DW spent some time getting to know the fisherman.
Pope Francis has called hostility aimed at migrants and refugees a sin, urging communities not to yield to fear of the other. The pontiff delivered his message at a special Mass for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
They have fled from wars, persecution and sexual abuse - and have a strong will to move on. DW talked to women in several refugee centers in Greece about their hopes for the future and their adventurous journey.
Oliver Sallet has been working for DW's TV-show on European issues since 2015. In this week's edition, he reports from the island of Lesbos where tens of thousands of refugees live in often terrible conditions in camps.
A district court in Germany has convicted three Syrian smugglers to several years imprisonment. The trial centered on the deaths of 13 refugees in the Mediterranean.
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