When Danish entrepreneur Salam Aldeen saw images of three-year-old Alan Kurdi lying dead on a beach, he was moved to save as many people fleeing Syria as he could. Now he is on trial for people smuggling. Could the charges be politically motivated?
Having fled the murderous threat of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, Yazidi families from Iraq now live in fear in refugee camps in Greece. Judit Neurink reports from Malakasa.
Germany's Interior Ministry has proposed new measures to monitor and deport failed asylum-seekers. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said he is also looking at ways to repatriate known criminals to Syria.
Thousands of people in Germany have vouched for refugees in recent years and are now being asked to pay high sums. Were their good intentions misguided?
A confidential report by Germany's Foreign Ministry deems it unsafe to send people back to Syria, according to media outlets. A moratorium on the deportation of Syrians is set to expire in December.
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