One of the country's newest and youngest chess champions is being praised for his perseverance through incredible hardship. Tani Adewumi is just 8 years old and only learned to play chess about a year.. CBS News - Published
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the United Nations refugee agency should have a larger presence in Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within..
Asylum seekers who are allowed to leave Australia-run migrant camps in Pacific nations to get medical treatment will be sent to a prison-like facility on a remote Australian island, the prime minister..
Safaa Al Kurdi fled Syria for Russia four years ago. Her sons are allied Syrian army soldiers. As the war winds down Russia is threatening to deport asylum seekers like her, but she says the only thing..
Despite once approving the offshore processing of refugees, Sprent Dabwido – who has terminal cancer and is receiving treatment in Australia – says he now wants to see an end to the practice. SBS - Published
[The Conversation Africa] The number of refugees in Africa has more than doubled between 2009 and 2016, from 2.1 million to 4.9 million, according to the World Bank. Old conflicts have continued and.. allAfrica.com - Published
This week’s attack on two mosques in New Zealand reflects a paradigm shift: the erosion of liberal values and the rise of civilisationalism at the expense of the nation state.
So do broader.. Eurasia Review - Published
(MENAFN) Lebanon is rendered with less power after receiving a great number of Syrian refugees, even with the help of the international community.United Nations Refugee Agency (UNH... MENAFN.com - Published
(MENAFN) On Saturday, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) provided 300 food baskets, weighing 22 tons to the refugees camps, advantaging 1,800 persons, as... MENAFN.com - Published
They are fathers, mother, grandparents, daughters and sons.They are refugees, immigrants and New-Zealand born.They are Kiwis.These are the names of those who have died or are missing after the.. New Zealand Herald - Published
I immigrated with my parents to the U.S. from Ireland in 1951, back in the days when America unhesitatingly welcomed immigrants, long before the president began vilifying refugees. Seattle Times - Published
Bastianich grew up eating farm-to-table meals with her Italian family. After they fled Europe as refugees, she drew on those meals in opening her first restaurant. Originally broadcast May 7, 2018. NPR - Published
German and French diplomats on Friday blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for "a climate of fear and injustice" which they said was the main barrier to millions of refugees going home. Reuters - Published
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) GENEVA, March 15 (KUNA) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Friday expresses shock following New Zea... MENAFN.com - Published
Donor pledges exceeded expectations at the 2019 conference in Brussels. But with 12 million refugees across the region and the Syria conflict far from over, questions remain over how to deliver aid. Deutsche Welle - Published
New data released by the UN refugee agency on its 2018 resettlement activities shows that the United States remained the top country for refugee resettlement. What's more, the vast majority of refugees.. CNSNews.com - Published
Dorking was chosen as the setting for the new comedy and is coincidentally a town where families take in Syrian and other refugees Dorking Leatherhead Advertiser - Published Also reported by •Surrey Mirror
A United Nations human rights investigator on Myanmar voiced deep concern on Monday at Bangladesh's plan to relocate 23,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhashan Char in April, saying that the island may not be.. Reuters - Published
The United Nations refugee agency should have a bigger presence inside Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within the war-torn country, UNHCR Commissioner.. Reuters - Published
Aid workers and refugees were in mourning today at the news that a child has died in a refugee camp. “We’re inconsolable,” says Farida Agha, a Yazidi woman living in a nearby camp. “I just hope.. Anorak - Published
When Isis launched an assault on the Sinjar region in 2014, thousands were subjected to what the UN described as 'some of the most horrific crimes imaginable'. Katie O'Malley talks to the British.. Independent - Published
Behind the headlines in any conflict, women and girls endure sexual violence, loss of livelihood and life-threatening issues with maternal and infant health. Here, leading charities shine a light on.. Independent - Published
Lawyers representing Syrian refugees in Jordan have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Syria for alleged crimes against humanity in what they hope will be a breakthrough after.. Reuters - Published