The UNHCR says Syria is the great tragedy of the century and has called for massive international support for the millions of refugees and displaced persons - half of which are children.
A UNHCR report has found that sexual violence towards boys and men stemming from the Syria conflict has been far more prevalent than was previously thought. Some of the victims were as young as 10, the oldest over 80.
Most of the refugees arriving in Melilla, a Spanish exclave in Northern Africa, are Syrians, Yemenis and Algerians. But no blacks apply for asylum at the border. Why is that? Santiago Saez reports from Melilla.
German states led by parties in Angela Merkel's conservative Union have backed plans to begin deporting Syrians back to Syria starting in mid-2018. The proposal relates mainly to criminals and rejected asylum seekers.
Some 600 migrants, including many children, have arrived in Sicily after being rescued at sea in the past days. The new influx highlights problems with a controversial deal between Italy and Libya on stopping migrants.
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