An anti-immigrant party comes in third place in Germany's general election - what does this mean for migrants and refugees? In Athens, a Syrian migrant has become a well-known activist for the refugee cause. And in Rome, a cooking initiative unites Italian locals and migrants through dining. This and more in today's news roundup.
What the AfD means for refugees and migrants in Germany: The German elections came as a shock for many: the far-right AfD party received 12.6 percent of the vote and will therefore be entering the Bundestag. What does this mean for migrants? Click here to read more.
Far-right AfD enters German parliament: What it means for German politics: The far-right AfD will be the third-largest party in the Bundestag. This will have no immediate effect on policy per se, but will alter the political tone. In a nutshell: things are about to get a lot nastier. Click here to read more.
Kastro: A Syrian migrant helps refugees in Athens get a roof over their heads: Despite the 2016 migration deal between the EU and Turkey, some 60,000 people fleeing war still find themselves stuck in Greece, often in dire conditions. InfoMigrants went to have a closer look. In Athens, we met Kastro, a Syrian native who leads a daily fight to house refugees arriving in the Greek capital. Click here to read more.
How can Iran educate a million Afghan refugees?: As a new school year begins in Iran, there has been attention drawn towards migrant children who are out of school. With the number of these children estimated around 1 million, it presents a problem for social services. Click here to read more.
Cooking initiative 'Benvenuti a cena' fights migrants' isolation: ''Benvenuti a cena'', or welcome to dinner, is a project in Rome aimed at helping migrants meet Italians while sharing a meal organized in a private home. Click here to read more.