Aylan Kurdi

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death

Two suspected people-smugglers go on trial in Turkey accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — whose drowning put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis — and four other people.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

Macedonia shuts border to migrants

Macedonia has said it will no longer let any migrants through its border with Greece, effectively blocking the Balkan route north.

February 12, 2016
February 12, 2016

2 alleged human smugglers on trial over Aylan Kurdi's death

Two suspected people-smugglers go on trial in Turkey accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — whose drowning put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis — and four other people.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

Alan Kurdi’s father's Christmas message

Three months after the death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old who's body washed up on a beach, his Abdullah bears a Christmas message to the world.

September 19, 2015
September 19, 2015

Migrant crisis: New routes sought amid impasse in Balkans

Migrants stranded in Croatia are making renewed efforts to head north despite moves by Slovenia and Hungary to hold them back.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

The world wakes up to Aylan

The picture of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach, has recently caused outrage around the world.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

HAS AYLAN KURDI DIED IN VAIN?

Although hundreds of nameless refugees from Africa and Middle East have perished in the Mediterranean in the last one-year, the world will never forget the image of the three-year old, cute and...

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Make Aylan's home safe

What is the role of world leaders in the crisis? Instead of taking any effective initiative to stop the war, they are providing support to both the Syrian government and the opposition groups,...

September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

A Quiet Repose

Aylan Kurdi, another sweet and innocent child, laid in eternal slumber on a Turkish beach, claimed by the horrendous cruelty, imbecilic greed, and unfathomable excesses of a world gone astray, a...

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

Sight of drowned Syrian boy petrified photographer Nilüfer Demir

Photo-reporter Nilüfer Demir explains the moment she shot the picture showing a Syrian toddler’s lifeless body washing ashore Turkey’s Aegean coast.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn...