While Europe struggles to find solutions for the refugee crisis, many countries have to cope with large numbers of internally displaced persons. DW reports from a refugee camp in Iraq where thousands of families are forced to live in poverty.
Refugee family reunification in Germany was a major sticking point in preliminary coalition talks. DW explains how the process works – and why critics want to lift the current ban permanently.
Government troops have turned to the terrorists' last bastion on the Syrian border, having already recaptured 90 percent of Iraqi land from IS. At the same time, Baghdad was rekindling conflict with the country's Kurds.
The United Nations has launched a massive vaccination drive in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh amid fears of a cholera outbreak. Nearly one million Rohingya are living in desperate conditions in the camps.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled violence in Myanmar to face misery in Bangladesh. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of a "horrible" tragedy if Myanmar's leader Suu Kyi fails to act soon.
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