An estimated 5 percent of all refugees who arrive in Germany are children. Some of them have lost their families, while others are hoping to be reunited with them. Fourteen-year-old Nour al-Alia from Syria is one of them.
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.
Thousands of people, many of them children, with a right to rejoin family in Germany are stuck in Greece. Berlin blames Greek inefficiency, while critics say Germany doesn't try to expedite the refugees' arrival.
While the "Islamic State" (IS) has lost most of its cities in Iraq and Syria, thousands of Yazidis it kidnapped are still missing. Activists say some are being hidden within IS families. Judit Neurink reports from Irbil.
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggests things could get worse.
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