European migration crisis
Merkel is by far the longest-serving political leader of a major democratic state, having already survived two U.S. presidents, three French presidents, three British prime ministers, four Greek premiers, and five Italian ones.
A recently opened classroom in the migrant camp has brought a sense of normalcy to dozens of children who have endured grueling journeys to Europe.
Greek riot police and undercover security officers disguised as migrants are overseeing an operation to evacuate more than 8,000 migrants from a makeshift camp near the border with Macedonia.
The data represents the first full month since a highly controversial deal was signed between the EU and Turkey aimed at stymieing the flow of asylum seekers arriving in Europe.
More than 10,000 children have gone missing since arriving in Europe as part of the migration wave which has flooded the continent. We spoke to child migrants and experts about their fate.
The proposal was originally tabled by Alf Dubs, an 83-year-old member of the UK's House of Lords. He came to England as a Jewish refugee on the Kindertransport rescue effort before World War II.
As the debate about whether to bring more child refugees to the UK rages on, VICE News spoke to Alf Dubs, who escaped the Nazis by coming to Britain at the age of six.
Details of the latest tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea remain unclear, but the latest reports come one year after 800 people died there prompting an international outcry and European crisis talks.