20,000 Nigerians applied for asylum in Europe in 2015. But many more enter Europe illegally, ending up in the hands of sex traffickers. Deutsche Welle follows one woman who has decided to testify against the people who forced her into prostitution.
Italy wants to work more closely with Libya to limit the number of sea crossings by migrants and potential asylum seekers. But what are the consequences?
The Social Democrats' leader has warned of the "fatal mistake" of mixing the debate on integration with security policy. Weeks ahead of key elections, the SPD has tried to distance itself from Angela Merkel's CDU.
Germany and Austria's interior ministers have accused private initiatives to save refugees in the Mediterranean of intentionally working with people smugglers. The accusation has sparked outrage and may not even be true.
EU foreign ministers have introduced restrictions in a bid to counter human-trafficking. More than 100,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean since the start of the year, with 85,000 landing in Italy.
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