The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and members of his family have been buried in Kobane in Syria after being transported there from Turkey.
One of the largest groups of refugees trying to get to Europe is from Afghanistan, which remains in the grip of a conflict which has driven people to flee for many years.
Hundreds of migrants stuck at a Budapest railway station for days have set off on foot, saying they intend to walk to Austria.
Timelapse footage shows the start of project to move a 400-year-old castle tower in the north-eastern Japanese city of Hirosaki to a nearby site.
A golden statue damaged in last month’s bomb attack in the Thai capital, Bangkok, is unveiled to the public in a special ceremony.
Tima Kurdi, the aunt of a three-year-old Syrian boy, Alan Kurdi, found drowned on a beach in Turkey has told the BBC how she found out about the death of her nephews and sister-in-law.
Islamic State (IS) militants continue their destruction of the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra by blowing up three funerary towers.
The UK will take in “thousands” more refugees from Syrian border camps in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis affecting Europe, David Cameron says.