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Several people have been killed and wounded in a bomb attack in the northwestern Kurram tribal region of Pakistan. The area has seen several sectarian clashes between Sunni and Shiite Muslims in the past.
One of the more disturbing effects of the refugee crisis is the increasing number of unaccompanied minors. As Emanuela Barbiroglio reports from Sofia, the situation in Bulgaria is particularly bad.
Mohamad is 15-years old, Baser and Rahat Ali* are 12. The first two come from Afghanistan, the latter from Pakistan. What they have in common is that they all have spent some time in a detention center in Bulgaria, which is illegal.
Mohamad has just arrived in the open camp in Voenna Rampa, Sofia, after two weeks in a detention center.
Author Vitaly Volkov / js
Terrorists in Afghanistan and other Central Asian countries are training children to blow themselves up in suicide bomb attacks. Minors are kidnapped or sold and then taken to terrorist training camps.
Migrants and refugees from Africa and beyond find shelter in a former major smuggling route to Italy. Karlos Zurutuza reports from Zuwara, Libya.
Author Thomas Kohlmann
If Germany is to integrate large numbers of low-skilled Middle Eastern, African and Asian refugees into its domestic job market it is going to need new concepts. Many fundamental changes are essential.
River flooding will affect more people and cause significantly more damage by 2030, as climate change and socioeconomic development accelerate. In South Asia alone, an estimated 15 million will be affected, say experts
Over 30,000 Afghan nationals in Pakistan have returned home this year, with 2.6 million others allegedly under pressure to leave. The UNHCR's Babar Baloch tells DW Islamabad has assured no refugees will be forced back