In Turkey, Afghani refugees have little protection against deportations. As a result they're increasingly living under horrible conditions there, and the UN and the Turkish government are doing little to help.
Figures have increased for the first time since the refugee influx in 2015. However not all countries of origin have the same acceptance rates.
Struggling to stop the migration flows to Lesbos, the Greek government is now declaring war on NGOs, accusing them of stoking unrest between locals and refugees. Officials say they're sitting on a powder keg.
The USA has largely withdrawn from Syria. Europe never really got involved. The consequences are terrible — for Europe too, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in a guest opinion.
A Russia-backed government offensive in Syria's Idlib has brought Turkish forces into direct confrontation with President Bashar Assad's troops. That threatens to unravel a fragile agreement between Turkey and Russia.
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