Pope Francis gives Europe a concrete lesson in welcoming refugees by bringing 12 Syrian Muslims to Italy aboard his charter plane after an emotional visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, which has faced the brunt of Europe's migration crisis.
A district court in Germany has convicted three Syrian smugglers to several years imprisonment. The trial centered on the deaths of 13 refugees in the Mediterranean.
Civilian sea rescuers have been threatened with weapons while trying to help refugees. World Humanitarian Day is particularly difficult to mark this year, writes Volker Westerbarkey from Doctors Without Borders.
The museum's special exhibit, entitled "Two Million Years of Migration," shows that ultimately we're all migrants. It also reveals that today's migration routes are uncannily similar to those from thousands of years ago.
A filthy prison instead of a safe haven: Iranian refugee Arash Hampay joined a hunger strike on Lesbos to protest the dire living conditions at the Moria asylum center. Thousands of refugees are detained there.
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