The UNICEF says that nearly 25,000 children are stranded in Greece, Bulgaria and Hungary. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its allies have won the parliamentary elections. And InfoMigrants speaks to Syrian school children about Germany's education system. Read more in today's news summary.
Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on Syria safe zones, opposition cries foul: At the Astana ceasefire talks, Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to create four safe zones in Syria. The Damascus regime "fully backed" the Russian initiative as opposition delegates walked out in protest. Click here to read more.
Bouteflika party, coalition allies win parliamentary majority: Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's party and its coalition ally have won a clear majority of seats in parliament, results released by the interior ministry showed on Friday. Click here to read more.
How do Syrian refugees view the German school system?: Medicine, pharmacy and engineering are the most important subjects that Syrian families in Germany want their children to study at universities. But getting there is a bigger challenge than they might have expected. Click here to read more.
— UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) May 4, 2017