The introduction of an African passport has the capacity to bring about increased migration of Africans within Africa.
Anti-refugee sentiment is growing in Beirut.
Is there a new migrant emergency in Rome?
Patrice Lumumba had a vision for the DRC. He believed that a lasting peace could be achieved through good will, not rifles and bayonets. The great man's vision now lies in tatters.
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions of people who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
The case provided a platform to lay bare the ugly reality of conditions in detention, and the role of the Commonwealth and its contractors in producing and sustaining those conditions over many years.
Migrants crossing Libya to reach Europe increasingly face violence and human traffickers.
What the political party manifestos say about refugees and asylum seekers.
The University of Canberra's Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
In an uncertain world, we have to accept and deal with modest dangers for the sake of the wider good, which includes fulfilling the obligations of a rich and privileged country.
What's it like to be a refugee in the UK?
The country's religion-based power-sharing political system is straining to accommodate hundreds of thousands of new Syrian Sunnis.
New research into the health of newly arrived refugee children in Australia gives us clues about how we can help all refugee kids.
For millions of girls and women, menstruation is a burden. Here's why helping displaced and poor women and girls with their periods is a way to show true respect for them.
The government's crackdown on so-called 'fake refugees' imposes undue stress on an already extremely vulnerable community.
Refugees who are granted leave to remain in the UK could now be sent back to the country they fled, after five years in limbo.
Rules imposed after 9/11 and still on the books are getting in the way of delivering aid to conflict zones. In countries like Yemen and Syria, it could mean the difference between life and death.
The Tampa incident in 2001 has formed the underlying basis of the approach to asylum seekers attempting to reach Australia by boat ever since.
It could embolden other demands for diverting aid.
The Conversation asked two experts to look at the data.