EU and African leaders are set to tackle the root causes of migration. They'll look at ways of improving conditions in some parts of Africa so that people will have less reason to attempt the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean.
The EU has changed the rules for short-term visas. After a decade, the European Commission says a change was long overdue. However, many African would-be travelers may now find it even more difficult to visit Europe.
Toyko is bringing back some lockdown measures, urging people to stay home after a spike in cases. Elsewhere, former high-ranking politicians have called for a G20 summit to help poor countries. Follow DW for the latest.
African migrants should be offered temporary work permits in exchange for a cash deposit, a German panel of experts has said. They say the measure would reduce illegal immigration and encourage migrants to return home.
New findings suggest Greek authorities are illegally deporting refugees across the Turkish border. As part of an international research team, DW identified and met some of the victims who were forced back.
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