Security threats and lack of prospects are spurring thousands of people to leave Afghanistan. Many of those who flee are highly educated and well-off. DW met one family who paid smugglers to help get them out.
Refugees continue to cross the Balkan route into Europe that the EU-Turkey deal was meant to cut off. Smugglers show the way. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Chios, Thessaloniki, Belgrade and Sid.
Asylum seekers often need translators to convey their situation honestly. But the reality is different. Many refugees bear the brunt of untrained or even untrustworthy interpreters who jeopardize their asylum requests.
A Turkish truck driver has been detained in Germany after police found 51 refugees inside the vehicle, including 17 children. The migrants were hungry and some of them showed signs of dehydration, police said.
Deportations from Germany have resumed after a lengthy moratorium. Protestors noted the recent spate of violence in Kabul, criticizing the government's decision to list Afghanistan as a safe country of origin.
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