Recent News Headlines : Refugee

TEARFUL REUNION AS YAZIDI BOY ARRIVES IN WINNIPEG


Yazidi boy reunited with mom in Winnipeg after 2014 capture in Iraq... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 8979

ONE MILLION SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES NOW IN UGANDA, SAYS UN


An average of 1,800 South Sudanese citizens have been arriving daily in Uganda over the past 12 months, the UNHCR said in a statement... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 0

CHAOS IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC IMPERILS AID GROUPS WORK


It said the number of refugees from the Central African Republic in all neighboring countries totals nearly a half million... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 211

INDIA AFTER PARTITION - THEN AND NOW


Photographs Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Singh AFP... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 459

'YOU ARE WORSE THAN I AM'


Donald Trump told Malcolm Turnbull 'you are worse than I am' on refugees during call, leaked transcript reveals... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 8276

9,000 SYRIANS CROSS FROM LEBANON TO SYRIA IN CEASEFIRE DEAL


Jabhat al-Nusra, now known as Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham HTS, and ISIS took over large swathes of the Lebanon-Syria border region in 2014... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 107

ASYLUM SEEKER FOUND DEAD IN AUSTRALIA-RUN CENTRE


Australia agreed to close the Manus Island centre last year after a PNG court ruled that detaining asylum seekers and refugees there was unconstitutional... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 1397

CHAMPION ATHLETE HOLDS ON TO GAMES DREAM DESPITE UNCERTAINTY OVER ASYLUM SEEKER STATUS


Nowdays, an athletics track is the only place Makda Haji really feels at home... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 138

'FAKE DEAL, FAKE PROCESS': MANUS ASYLUM SEEKERS ANGRY OVER TRUMP-TURNBULL TRANSCRIPT


He also rejected Mr Turnbull's claim that most of those seeking asylum are economic refugees as disingenuous... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 1908

ANALYSIS | TRUMP'S REAL FOREIGN POLICY STOPS AT U.S.'S BORDERS


Trump's reply They were from wherever they were... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 1231

CALLS TO QUICKEN DEPORTATION FOLLOW STABBING IN GERMANY. BUT THERE ARE ROADBLOCKS.


Both Germany's Federal Administrative Court and Federal Constitutional Court had upheld the deportation... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 234

'WE HELP THE AMERICANS, THEY HELP US'


Mr Turnbull told Mr Trump Australia was willing to take refugees the US did not want... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 183

LIBYA - FRANCE


There are currently nine hotspots in Europe four in Italy and five in Greece... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 708

ITALY BACKS FORCE TO POLICE LIBYA SHORE


The mission would contribute, Mr Gentiloni told the cabinet meeting, to Libya's path of stabilisation..... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 167

EMMANUEL MACRON: HOT SPOTS FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS IN LIBYA


Emmanuel Macron says France will set up processing centres this summer in Libya for asylum seekers trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean Sea... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 1268

IN GERMANY, MERKEL WELCOMED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF REFUGEES. NOW MANY ARE SUING HER GOVERNMENT.


The conflict over subsidiary protection and family reunification remains in the shadows of an intensifying global debate over the duty of nations to aid refugees... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 2483

EUROPEAN AND AFRICAN MINISTERS DISCUSS PLAN TO TACKLE FLOW OF REFUGEES


Italy is gripped by deep political and civil divisions on the issue, with more than 90,000 migrants reaching Italy from Libya this year... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 875

HOW MCKINSEY QUIETLY SHAPED EUROPE'S RESPONSE TO THE REFUGEE CRISIS


McKinsey spokesman Kai Peter Rath said he couldn't confirm the specifics of refugee-related projects... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 2540

LEBANESE MEDIATOR KILLED IN FIGHTING NEAR SYRIAN BORDER


On Saturday, Hezbollah announced several advances in the mountainous border area of Juruod Arsal... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 811

'LIKE SITTING ON THE EDGE OF HELL'


The non-negotiable cut-off date was announced by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton in May... READ MORE

23rd July, 2017 1076

THE TORTURE SURVIVORS SUING THE SYRIAN REGIME


In May 2006, al-Bunni and a number of other human rights activists were arrested after signing the Beirut-Damascus Declaration, which called for normalizing Lebanese-Syrian relations... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 940

64000 VISA OVERSTAYERS FRUSTRATING SAYS EXPERT


Latest figures from the Immigration department show Malaysians lead in overstaying visas, though the overall number has been static for years... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 1251

THAILAND GENERAL JAILED FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING AT MASS TRIAL


Manas Kongpan is jailed for 27 years as dozens are convicted of human trafficking at a mass trial... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 1432

IN CAMPS AND RUINS, MOSUL CIVILIANS' ORDEAL IS FAR FROM OVER


More than one million people fled their homes in Mosul and nearby villages since the fighting started... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 454

AFGHAN GIRLS TEAM SHINES AT US ROBOTICS COMPETITION


So the competition recruited a robotics team at George C. Marshall high school in Falls Church, Virginia, to help... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 14886

FOOTAGE SHARED BY POLITICIAN CAPTURES VENEZUELAN POLICE IN HORRIFIC BEATING OF LONE MAN


The UN Refugee Agency called on the Venezuelan government on Friday to respect the opposition's right to protest and to not use excessive force against protesters... READ MORE

16th July, 2017 1243

AUSTRALIA-U.S. REFUGEE SWAP AGAIN IN DOUBT AS OFFICIALS EXIT NAURU


Exclusive Australia-U.S. refugee swap again in doubt as officials exit Nauru... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 768

HOW THE ISLAMIC STATE RECRUITS AND COERCES CHILDREN


Differences between children in terrorist groups and child soldiers include how children are recruited and what role the parents and community play in recruitment... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 215

AFGHAN EX-REFUGEE SHAESTA WAIZ ON ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLO FLIGHT


After leaving Afghanistan she will fly on through Asia and Australia before crossing the US back to Florida... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 1707

IRAQI PM HAILS VICTORY OVER 'BRUTALITY AND TERRORISM' IN MOSUL


Mosul's Old City in particular has been devastated, with many buildings reduced to little more than concrete shells and rubble littering the streets... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 221

Trending News Headlines : Refugee

GERMAN ARMY OFFICER DISGUISED HIMSELF AS REFUGEE TO CARRY OUT TERRORIST ATTACK INVESTIGATORS SAY


A 24-year-old student suspected of being an accomplice was also detained following several raids in Germany, France and Austria... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 20721

ABANDONED AND ABUSED: THE FORGOTTEN SYRIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN ON A GREEK DETENTION ISLAND


Alex Green, of Help Refugees, agreed that, even as the need deepens, the world appeared to be turning its back on the Chios refugees... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 18348

CALAIS MAYOR BANS DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD TO MIGRANTS


Food distribution volunteers said they had been forced to do so in secret because of a heightened police presence... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 16949

REFUGEES ARE NOW TRYING TO FLEE AMERICA


Ahmed and Hossain were two of 25 people who crossed into the small border town of Emerson this weekend... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 15819

WHAT DO EUROPEANS THINK OF MUSLIM IMMIGRATION? MAJORITY AGREE WITH TRUMP


Fifty-five percent of 10,000 people surveyed in 10 European countries support the idea that all further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 15162

MUSLIM AMERICAN ACTIVIST VOWS TO HELP JEWISH CEMETERY WHERE HUNDREDS OF HEADSTONES WERE VANDALISED


A 26 year-old bodyboarder was attacked by a shark while bodyboarding in a dangerous water area on February 21, 2017 off Saint-Andre... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 14510

WAR-TORN SYRIA HOW YOU CANHELP


Places to donate ActionAid USA ActionAid USA has been working with Syrian refugees since 2013, according to the nonprofit... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 14122

ARMY ATTACK PROMPTS MASS EXODUS FROM SOUTH SUDAN


Michael Makuei, South Sudan government spokesman, confirmed its forces had attacked Pajok... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 13992

CHILD REFUGEES IN EUROPE 'FORCED TO SELL BODIES' TO PAY SMUGGLERS


Governments urged to end 'most heinous human rights violation' as report finds widespread sexual exploitation of migrant children in Greece... READ MORE

18th April, 2017 13042

TRUMP TRIES TO EXPLAIN REMARK ABOUT SWEDEN AMID RIDICULE


Addressing a rally on Saturday, he had said, look at what's happening last night in Sweden, as he listed parts of Europe hit by terrorist attacks... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 12928

525 REFUGEES DIE AT SEA IN FIRST FEW WEEKS OF 2017


It is clear that from Libya we are seeing a mixed flow of refugees and migrants escaping extreme poverty... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 11922

NEARLY 10 ATTACKS A DAY ON MIGRANTS IN 2016


Germany is struggling with a backlog of asylum applications and there are fears about security following a series of terrorist attacks across Europe... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 11059

A SEVERELY INJURED IRAQI TODDLER HAS BEEN IN THE U.S. FOR THREE MONTHS -- WITHOUT HIS PARENTS


His family's visas, previously revoked, were approved this week, said Sally Becker, the head of a Britain-based nonprofit that has been helping Dilbireen and his family... READ MORE

12th February, 2017 9470

'I STOOD ON THOSE LESBOS BEACHES IN FLOODS OF TEARS'


In October 2015, photographer Giles Duley was commissioned by the UNHCR to document the refugee crisis... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 8867

ROHINGYA CAMPS IN BANGLADESH DESTROYED BY CYCLONE MORA


Bangladesh's border region, home to around 12,000 Rohingya refugees that fled Myanmar, faced the brunt of the storm... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 8127

HOW MANY ASYLUM SEEKERS SNEAK INTO CANADA? NO ONE KNOWS FOR SURE


Under the Safe Third Country Agreement, Canada generally does not accept refugee claimants coming in via the U.S., but there are exceptions... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 8015

ARCHBISHOP AND TORY MPS CRITICISE CLOSURE OF CHILD REFUGEE SCHEME


Pressure grows on PM and home secretary over closure of scheme to bring child refugees to UK after only 350 arrivals... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 7118

MARITIME ARRIVALS TO BE CUT OFF FROM WELFARE IN BUDGET IMMIGRATION MEASURE


They're having to stay with friends, people they know, or in many cases, generous Australians, Mr O'Connor said... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 5549

5 STORIES FROM FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS WHO COVERED THE REFUGEE CRISIS


World Refugee Day 2017 5 stories from foreign correspondents who covered the refugee crisis... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 4863

GREECE CHARGES CLERIC WITH CHILD REFUGEES' SEXUAL ABUSE


When questioned, the children said they suffered repeated and persistent sexual abuse by the man, a police spokeswoman told Al Jazeera on Wednesday... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 4665

CANADA TOWN FEELS BURDEN OF REFUGEES CROSSING US BORDER


The municipality of Emerson-Franklin is preparing for more people crossing illegally at the Canada-US border... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 4593

BODY OF WOMAN, 57, FOUND NEAR MANITOBA BORDER BELIEVED TO BE ASYLUM SEEKER, U.S. POLICE SAY


Kittson County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the death... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 4486

IRISH NAVAL SHIP 'RESCUES 712 PEOPLE' OFF LIBYAN COAST


Hundreds, including 14 pregnant women and four infants, rescued off of Libya in 'wretched state', says Irish navy... READ MORE

26th June, 2017 4301

'IT WAS THE HAPPIEST MOMENT': ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO TOOK RISKY CENTRAL AMERICAN CORRIDOR CROSS INTO CANADA


After careful research, Ahmed Omar and Abdi Omar decided to travel to Tijuana to jump the wall that separates Mexico from the United States on April 9, 2017... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 3980

HOW REFUGEES ARE INTEGRATING OR NOT INTO A GERMAN CITY


The Syrian man, one of 900 asylum-seekers welcomed in Weimar, Germany, was no less upset... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 3868

250 REFUGEES FEARED DEAD AFTER SHIPWRECKS IN MEDITERRANEAN


Up to 250 migrants are feared drowned after two refugee boats sunk in the Mediterranean Sea, the United Nations has said... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 3668

'INFORMAL' NETWORK HELPING REFUGE SEEKERS GET TO MANITOBA, U.S. OFFICIALS SAY


Would-be refugee claimants using three main routes to cross the border by foot... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 3438

ANTONIO GUTERRES RAISES ALARM AS HUNGER CRISIS WORSENS


UN chief raises alarm during visit to drought-hit Somalia where half the population is battling hunger and disease... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 3368

UK TO TAKE 130 MORE LONE REFUGEE CHILDREN IN DUBS SCHEME CLIMBDOWN


This shows the Home Office simply hasn't taken this seriously enough... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 2959

A TRICKLE OF REFUGEES FLEEING THE US TO CANADA COULD BECOME A DELUGE IN THE SPRING


The trickle of refugees fleeing the U.S. to Canada could become a deluge in the spring... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 2908


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