Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced a fund to provide education to millions of displaced children and school-age refugees. The UN plans to raise billions for the initiative, called Education Cannot Wait.
Germany's federal police chief says there have been 45 arson attacks on refugee shelters so far this year. He warned of the potential threat posed by organized right-wing extremist crime.
Some 477,000 refugees in 2015 applied for asylum in Germany - the highest number ever. But, thus far, the booming German labor market has been no use to them. They face many obstacles entering the labor market.
The German government expects to spend 93.6 billion euros ($106 billion) supporting refugees over the next five years, German media reported. State and federal governments are debating how to divvy up the costs.
Nearly two months after the implementation of the EU-Turkey deportation deal, refugees are packed into camps on Greek islands. Those who have a shot at asylum wait. Others risk their lives by trying to swim away.
Applying for asylum can be a long, complicated process. DW tells what you need to do.
The chance of getting political asylum in Germany also depends on the country you're from.
You've arrived in Germany - now where can you live? At first you don't have much choice, since you are placed in a state home for refugees. Later, you can look for a place yourself. Here are the details.
To facilitate the hiring of refugees, businesses in Germany have developed B2B networks to assist each other. But missing qualifications or insufficient language skills remain major hurdles.
Asylum seekers can apply for a job once in Germany, but only after they have waited the right period of time and if they fulfill certain requirements.
Once you've made it to Germany, you can see a doctor - initially only for emergencies, though. Later, health insurance will cover the basics. Learn more about the German health care system here.
One thing that refugees have plenty of when they first arrive in Germany is free time. So, how do you use the time effectively and positively? We've put together a list of things to do.
If you really want to make a life in Germany, one thing is paramount: you have to speak German. That's the only way to tackle everyday tasks and get to know your neighbors. Here are some tips on how to go about that.
Emdad speaks German. He goes to school and volunteers at the Federal Agency for Technical Relief. He will also help build refugee centers. Nevertheless, it is unclear whether the Afghan refugee can remain in Germany.
Emergency summits, debates in the EU Parliament, haggling with Turkey: The EU is trying to move the refugee problem away from its borders. But humanity is falling by the wayside, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
Important topics in a nutshell. Thirty-eight tips for understanding Germany and the Germans.
Germans know that food and drink are good for the soul. They like to eat well, and they have plenty of choices. DW's Matthias von Hein sums up some important facts about food and drink in Germany.
Six million Jews were killed in a genocide during the Nazi regime. Now, more than 70 years after the end of World War II, Germany and Israel have a close and friendly relationship - a small miracle?
Learn the language with DW
Trying to pick up a new language can take a long time and be pretty frustrating. To help make learning German easier, we've put together a list of handy hints.
Are you addicted to taking selfies? Or do you laugh them off as a trend among teenagers? For Anas Modamani one particular selfie proved to be life-changing.
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