German chancellor Angela Merkel has been applauded for her welcoming attitude toward the thousands of refugees arriving in Germany. But with the release of a new estimate twice as high as before, some are reassessing her generosity.
The Italian government has drafted a controversial code of conduct for charity boats carrying out migrant rescue missions, limiting their operations. NGOs have warned that the code could put thousands of lives at risk.
An estimated 1.5 million refugees have fled to Lebanon due to the Syrian war, many thousands to Shatila. The Palestinian refugee camp is at its limit and residents face a legal void in the overburdened host country.
DW takes a look at the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party - the newest force in German politics. Its platform is euroskeptic and anti-refugees. What role does it play in the 2017 general election?
On the sidelines of the G20 summit, the United States and Russia have agreed to a ceasefire for parts of Syria. Jordan has confirmed that it is party to the accord, which is scheduled to begin at the weekend.
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