With Europe now the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, the EU has slammed shut its external borders to halt the spread of Covid-19.
Alongside the perils of the war in Syria and living in displaced camps, the spectre of coronavirus is ever present for Syrians.
As Berlin prepares to resettle "an appropriate share" of Syrian children, it remains to be seen whether these young minds will be disassociated from their parents and cultures entirely as they are integrated in their host country.
Thousands of people in Athens protested against the European Union’s refugee policy, marching in solidarity with migrants and refugees who have been blocked at the Greece border from entering the EU territories.
As Turkey opened its borders to refugees who want to move to Europe, EU leaders, after years of dithering, called for setting up a no-fly zone in Idlib to prevent a major humanitarian crisis from unfolding.
Migrants see Greece as a transit gateway country. If they stay, it’s only for a lack of options or because the EU has yet to take responsibility in a tragic episode of global upheaval.
Overnight, Greek islanders attacked police guarding the sites of the future detention camps on the islands of Lesbos and Chios. A large crowd later laid siege for hours to a Lesbos army camp where riot-control squads were billeted.
Ankara's UN envoy says Turkey will continue to respond by all necessary means against any attacks by the Assad regime on Turkish troops.
On a piece of unowned land between Iran and Afghanistan, a small makeshift clinic is offering the first medical response to dozens of refugees returning from Iran - and many return with stories of horrendous injustice.
Governor Greg Abbott told the State Department that Texas can not resettle any more refugees and has to dedicate its resources "to those who are already here."
More than 31,000 civilians have been displaced over the past four days as groups backed by the Assad regime, Russia and Iran carried out attacks in Idlib, Syria’s Response Coordination Group said.
"We are trying to prevent them with some measures, but it's not easy. It's difficult, they are humans too," Turkey's President Erdogan says, as crisis worsens in Syria's flashpoint Idlib province.
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