Arriving in Gevgelija: After their ordeals, many refugees are  content to wait a while in the southern Macedonia town where local and international aid groups offer food, clothes, medical help and other crucial services. Photograph: Boris Grdanoski/AP

It is late on a dank and foggy night in a transit camp for refugees in southern Macedonia, and the next train north won’t leave for several hours. Mo(...)

Hivrun Kurdi with her children in the shelter where they are living in Bramsche, Germany. The death of her nephew Alan Kurdi (2), which focused the world on refugees, was just one chapter of a sprawling family’s story in its desperate attempts to escape Syria and find a new home. Photograph: Mauricio Lima/The New York Times

When Alan Kurdi’s tiny body washed up on a beach in Turkey, forcing the world to grasp the pain of Syria’s refugees, the two-year-old was just one mem(...)

Australian police officers carry equipment as they exit a house after making an arrest during early morning raids in western Sydney, Australia, October 7th, 2015. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Australian counter-terrorism police investigating the shooting death of a police accountant are questioning four people arrested on Wednesday in raids(...)

Khadiza Sultana, Shamima Begum and Amira Abase passing through security at Gatwick Airport before flying to Turkey. Photograph: Metropolitan Police via The New York Times

The night before Khadiza Sultana left for Syria the teenager was dancing in her bedroom. It was a Monday during the February school vacation. Her n(...)

Left-wing rotesters with their face hidden, wait in front of a barricade during clashes with Turkish riot police in Istanbul’s Gazi district. Photograph: Ozan Koseozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Kurdish fighters in northern Syria accused the Turkish army of shelling their positions on Monday, highlighting the precarious path Ankara is treading(...)

A masked protester runs away from a water cannon’s jet during clashes with police in Okmeydani neighbourhood in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul went into a security lockdown on Friday as thousands of police manned barricades and closed streets to stop May Day rallies at Taksim Square, a symbolic point for protests. Photograph: Kemal Aslan/Reuters

Turkish police locked down large areas of downtown Istanbul and authorities shut public transport to prevent demonstrations on the International Worke(...)

Fenerbahce officials wait in the damaged team bus which was shot at while it was being driven through to Trabzon Airport. Photo: Reuters

Turkish police have detained two people suspected of involvement in an attack on Fenerbahce’s team bus, a governor told reporters on Tuesday.The bus d(...)

Workers of Zaman nespapers and supporters of Fethullah Gulen Movement argue with police officers inside of Zaman newspaper  in Istanbul, Turkey Photograph: Selahattin Sevi/EPA

Turkish police raided media outlets close to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen on Sunday and detained 23 people nationwide in operations against (...)

Friends and relatives of the miners who died in an explosion at the Soma mine in Turkey take part in a burial  of the last body to be recovered from the mine. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images.

Turkish police detained 24 people today, including mining company executives and personnel, as an investigation into last week’s mine disaster got und(...)

Riot police during a protest in Istanbul. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Hundreds of Turkish police officers were dismissed from their posts overnight and some moved to traffic duties, local media said, further underminin(...)