Chad has been hit by a refugee influx from Darfur and Central African Republic as well as the return of its citizens expelled from Libya.
The Central African Republic is at risk of spiralling into genocide as a humanitarian crisis and fighting between Muslim and Christian rebels intensifies.
Two photographers travelled to Jordan to capture Syrian refugees with messages on their bodies expressing thoughts on the conflict in their country.
As the threat of US-led strikes on Syria looms large, Italy is preparing for a dramatic rise in refugee landings on its shores.
It is nearly certain that chemical weapons killed hundreds of people in the suburbs of Damascus in Syria.
As Syrians flee their homes for new beginnings, Europe is struggling to cope with the influx of refugees at its doorstep.
Congolese refugees in Uganda are banding together to make a life outside the 'diseased' state refugee camps.
Australia expanded its plan banishing asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Papua New Guinea on Saturday to include the Pacific island of Nauru.
Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard has backed her government's choice to leave the bodies of drowned asylum-seekers in the ocean.
The head of security at the home affairs department refugee centre in Cape Town has been sacked for allegedly taking bribes, say reports.
Rwanda's high commissioner says fears of further persecution are misplaced: it is safe to return.
With their refugee status being annulled, Rwandans fear what is in store for them if they go back. Niren Tolsi reports.
The world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place for those on the move or uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution.
Argument on sections of the law on the confidentiality of asylum applications will be heard in the Constitutional Court.
Refugees and asylum seekers face a host of challenges when crossing borders, but the obstacles are particularly pronounced for LGBTI persons.
South Africa's Angolan refugees have been told they can return 'home', but to many home is South Africa.
Refugees are often treated badly in South Africa, writes Junior Mayema — even if it’s not always as horrific as being dragged behind a police van.
More than 8 500 refugees have fled the Central African Republic for the Democratic Republic of Congo due to fear of attacks by rebels.