Three months ago, Joudi Hamo was living in squalid conditions at the Idomeni refugee camp on the border between Greece and Macedonia. Now in Germany, he tells DW about his harrowing journey across the Balkans.
German authorities now have the legal right to analyze asylum seekers' smartphone data as a means of determining their identity and country of origin. It is a step long past due, writes Christoph Hasselbach.
UN Chief Antonio Guterres has used World Refugee Day to chastise the United States over its refugee policy. Germany, meanwhile, has been honored for being a "humanitarian frontrunner" in confronting the refugee crisis.
Green politician and Tübingen Mayor Boris Palmer takes a contentious stand on refugees in his new book, saying Germany won't be able to help everyone. He tells DW why fears of the German public should not be dismissed.
The journey to Europe by a family of Iraqi refugees ended in tragedy after Bulgarian officials blocked their path. Trifa's story illustrates the human cost of closing borders. Dimitar Ganev reports.
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