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.

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...

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Image of dead child on beach shakes the world

The image of little Aylan Kurdi is hammering home the Syrian migrant crisis to the world, largely through social media.