Thousands of unaccompanied children are part of the current refugee exodus traveling via the Balkan states to Europe. Most of them are from Afghanistan. They were sent off by their parents to find a better life.
Since the closure of the Balkan route, many refugees who arrived on the shores of Greece are trapped in overcrowded camps without any prospects. A report from Fabian Pianka, who visited the Greek hotspot in Samos.
The Indian government says it is working on a plan to deport thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in the country illegally. They are now being viewed as a security threat. Murali Krishnan reports.
Taliban and Islamic State fighters have added a new twist to the Afghan conflict by carrying out a number of deadly attacks on the Shiite Muslim minority. Experts warn of increased sectarian clashes in the future.
Authorities are attempting to counter the Boko Haram insurgency by offering an allowance to parents who send their children to school. It comes amid reports some familes are 'donating' their daughters to the insurgency.
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