Scores of migrants drown as boat capsizes off LibyaA boat carrying approximately 250 African migrants headed for Europe capsized off the Libyan coast on Sunday, officials said, confirming that dozens had drowned in the accident.
Lebanon: Islamic State organisation advances on refugee campsAfter Iraq and Syria, Lebanon appears to be the next theatre of operations for the radical Islamic State organisation. Arsal, a remote town on the Syrian border, has become the mai...
Syrian refugees surpass three million, UN saysThree million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighbouring countries as of Friday, an exodus that began in March 2011 and shows no sign of abating, the United Nations said.
IRAQ - FRANCE
France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugeesWhen jihadists from the Islamic State organisation swept into northern Iraq, the French government pledged to facilitate asylum for Iraqi Christians who had fled their homes in fea...
Video: 'Neither Baghdad nor the US can defeat the Islamic State'FRANCE 24's Adam Pletts talks to Iraqi Sunnis torn between fear of Islamic State fighters and a deep distrust of Baghdad's Shia-dominated government and military.
Video: Milan is starting point for Syrian refugees’ European odysseyItaly's financial and fashion capital Milan has become an established transit point for refugees, especially for those escaping the brutal civil war in Syria, who make their w...
Video: Iraq’s Yazidis flee to spiritual capital of LalishLalish, a small village in northern Iraq, is the spiritual capital of the Yazidi people. The ethnic and religious minority believe it was the only place to survive the Great Flood,...
IRAQ - SYRIA
UN launches major aid operation in northern IraqThe United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday it was launching a major aid operation to get supplies to more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
Boko Haram: Nigeria faces flagging military moraleNigeria's military faces flagging morale and the threat of mutiny among troops battling Boko Haram fighters who have killed thousands in their five-year insurgency. Also, the...
Video: Living under fire in Ukraine’s separatist eastAs pro-Russian and Ukrainian troops step up the battle for the restive east, aid groups are warning of a humanitarian crisis, with a rocket striking a refugee truck Monday. FRANCE...
Man found dead, others alive in shipping container in UKA man has died after 35 people, including several children, were found inside a shipping container being unloaded at a dock in eastern England on Saturday morning, police said.
Clashes as Ukraine forces close in on rebel-held DonetskAt least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodu...