The dream of a better life in Europe, frozen in ice. Winter is difficult for refugees who try their luck on the 'Balkan route' or find themselves stuck in improvised camps. Now a bitter cold front has many exposed to freezing temperatures.
Several Latin American countries fear that the crisis in Venezuela will unleash a wave of refugees. Colombia wants to help, but it fears proposed border refugee camps could aggravate the problem more than alleviate it.
Authorities have cut off water, power and food to the camp for Australia's unwanted refugees, but many refuse to leave. They have been given until Monday to vacate the barricaded camp.
At the heart of protracted coalition talks in Germany, refugee family reunification remains a major sticking point. DW explains how the process works – and why critics want to lift the current ban permanently.
The Chinese artist's documentary on the world's flow of refugees has provoked mixed reactions, with some criticizing its visual aesthetic. As the film debuts in Germany, DW looks at other movies that deal with refugees.
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