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UN officials visit Myanmar amid concerns over Rohingya repatriation, monsoon season

2018-04-30 08:10, cbc.ca


Members of a UN Security Council team probing Myanmar's crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived in the country's capital on Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps.

'New phase of misery' feared for Rohingya refugees during Bangladesh's monsoon season

2018-04-21 11:10, cbc.ca


Aid workers in Bangladesh are ramping up preparations in the weeks leading into monsoon season, amid warnings that at least 200,000 Rohingya refugees are at direct risk of being forced out of camps by flooding or landslides.

Destitute Rohingya in "race against time" as Mother Nature bears down

2018-03-07 16:15, nbcnews.com


Refugees driven out of Myanmar by what the U.S. has called "ethnic cleansing" now face a new threat: the looming monsoon and cyclone season.

Cyclones, monsoons leave refugees facing a "race against time"

2018-03-07 13:45, nbcnews.com


Refugees driven out of Myanmar by what the U.S. has called "ethnic cleansing" now face a new threat: the looming monsoon and cyclone season.

UN: Rohingya still not allowed to return to Myanmar

2018-02-13 21:31, aljazeera.com


UNHCR head Filippo Grandi says refugees in Bangladesh in grave danger, with monsoon season beginning in March.

'The scale is just vast': Authorities, aid workers in Bangladesh overwhelmed by Rohingya refugees

2017-09-25 13:21, cbc.ca


The movement of Rohingya from Myanmar to Bangladesh is an exodus of vast proportions that has bewildered even the most seasoned aid workers, writes Nahlah Ayed.

The SHOCKING Reason South Korea REFUSES to Take Muslim Refugees

2017-04-16 05:53, news360.com


South Korea is REFUSING to take any Muslim refugees from Syria, and it’s not the only Asian country doing so. The reason for the policy is simple, and really quite logical. Sadly, it’s the kind of logic that escapes liberals in America. South Korea’s Ministry of Justice told The Korea Observer that the reason the […]

Muslim Refugees DESTROY Taxpayer-Funded Home, the Reason Why is SICK

2017-04-09 09:49, news360.com


More and more stories of ungrateful Muslim refugees mistreating their host nations are coming to light. And they demonstrate one of the key reasons President Trump’s immigration reforms are so necessary. Take, for instance, a recent report out of Germany, where four young Somali refugees DESTROYED the house and belongings provided to them by German […]

The SHOCKING Reason Japan REFUSES to Take Muslim Refugees

2017-02-07 12:11, news360.com


There is a gross misconception that President Trump has made America the only nation on earth unwilling to let in some Muslim refugees. The reality is that very few nations are willing to take that risk. In fact, most ARAB countries are refusing to take Syrian refugees. But one nation that has imposed a Muslim […]

Why are Roma blamed for Europe"s rejection of refugees?

2016-12-14 12:36, aljazeera.com


The failed integration of Roma is not the reason why Europeans fear refugees, racism is.

Are Roma to blame for Europe"s rejection of refugees?

2016-12-14 12:36, aljazeera.com


The failed integration of Roma is not the reason why Europeans fear refugees, racism is.

Flüchtlingsstau - EU-Asylagenturchef: "Explosive Lage" in Hotspots

2016-11-22 06:00, derstandard.at


Auf den Ägäis-Inseln seien die Menschen monatelang interniert, schildert José Carreira, Chef der EU-Asylagentur Easo

In Burundi, a mass wedding celebration for DRC refugees

2016-10-17 08:58, aljazeera.com


They have fled their homes and lost loved ones to conflict, but for 46 Congolese couples there is a reason to celebrate.

Italy rescues 13,000 refugees off Libya in peak season

2016-09-01 12:40, aljazeera.com


Libya traffickers taking advantage of calm summer weathers by cramming refugees onto barely seaworthy rubber dinghies.

Far-right fears, protests see German city freeze refugee center construction

2016-08-05 16:45, rt.com


The northern German city of Rostock has decided to halt the construction of a family refugee facility following far-right violence and protests against migrants. Officials cited “dangers” to the newcomers as the reason for the stoppage. Read Full Article at RT.com

Airport attack another reason for Turkey to ditch its 'precious loneliness': Brian Stewart

2016-06-30 17:07, cbc.ca


The attack on the Istanbul airport is but the latest trauma in a nightmare couple of years for Turkey. It has been battered by terrorism, overflows of foreign refugees, political turmoil, and even a headlong descent into friendless international isolation.

EU envoy to Turkey resigns after less than year in role

2016-06-14 13:42, aljazeera.com


German Hansjoerg Haber leaves without stating reason just months after deal with Ankara on curbing refugee flow.

Paris mayor announces plan to create refugee camp

2016-05-31 18:46, aljazeera.com


Anne Hidalgo unveils plan to build shelter for refugees to replace makeshift camps shut down for health reasons.

EU referendum live – Vote Leave backtracks on energy bills claim

2016-05-31 13:21, theguardian.com


Live coverage as Johnson and Gove target fuel prices, Remain puts the business case, and latest poll shows gap narrowing between in and outRead the EU referendum morning briefingMichael Gove’s morning interviews - SummaryChris Grayling’s Vote Leave speech - SummaryLunchtime summary 2.07pm BST More fantasy economics from Vote Leave: leaving EU would lead to smaller economy, a hole in public fin

Refugee deaths intensify call for safe EU passages

2016-05-28 18:32, aljazeera.com


EU member states need to do more to prevent deaths as peak crossing season approaches, rights groups warn.

UK immigration increased by only 20,000 in 2015, official figures confirm - live

2016-05-26 09:02, theguardian.com


Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happenMigration figures - Summary 10.02am BST Boris Johnson, the lead figure in the Vote Leave campaign, has just told Sky News that the immigration figures are “scandalous”.I will post the quotes shortly. 9.55am BST Here are some key points from the ONS net migration figures.Of all EU2 citizens who came to the UK in YE Decembe

The New Odyssey and Cast Away review – stories from Europe’s refugee crisis

2016-05-21 08:00, theguardian.com


These detailed, passionate reports from journalists Patrick Kingsley and Charlotte McDonald-Gibson of perilous journeys across the Mediterranean aim at producing better policy through empathySpring is here, migration season in the Mediterranean. Warmer temperatures and fewer storms mean more boats putting out for Europe from Africa and Turkey. More boats mean more destitute migrants landing in Les

The Med: Tragedy adds new worry

2016-05-19 12:15, cnn.com


The Mediterranean has long evoked images of azure waters, warm weather and relaxation at reasonable prices. But that idyllic picture is beginning to darken, with plane crashes, terror attacks on the beach and refugee deaths at sea now blighting the region.

The Med: New tourism concern

2016-05-19 12:13, cnn.com


The Mediterranean has long evoked images of azure waters, warm weather and relaxation at reasonable prices. But that idyllic picture is beginning to darken, with plane crashes, terror attacks on the beach and refugee deaths at sea now blighting the region.

Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile - Mark Gevisser

2016-05-18 05:00, theguardian.com


Banished from home and beaten, gay teenagers have sought refuge in Kenya. But instead of finding acceptance, they are treated with suspicion and contemptAfter my meeting with Michael Bashaija in July 2015, I dropped him on the Ngong Road to get a matatu (minibus) back to where he lived, outside the city, in a communal house with 20 other refugees. I watched him tuck his long braids back into his r

Greece removes refugees from Athens due to tourist rush

2016-04-29 19:47, aljazeera.com


Governments moves tens of thousands of refugees to Athens outskirts as the summer tourist season begins to warm up.

BAMF-Mitarbeiter brechen nach Griechenland auf

2016-04-03 15:46, sueddeutsche.de


Sie sollen den Behörden vor Ort helfen, den EU-Flüchtlingspakt mit der Türkei umzusetzen. Zusammen mit weiteren Kollegen aus anderen EU-Mitgliedstaaten werden sie an der Mission des Europäischen Asylunterstützungsbüros (EASO) mitwirken.]]>

Video: BAMF-Mitarbeiter brechen nach Griechenland auf

2016-04-03 13:57, stern.de


Sie sollen den Behörden vor Ort helfen, den EU-Flüchtlingspakt mit der Türkei umzusetzen. Zusammen mit weiteren Kollegen aus anderen EU-Mitgliedstaaten werden sie an der Mission des Europäischen Asylunterstützungsbüros (EASO) mitwirken.

Refugee crisis: how Greeks opened their hearts to strangers

2016-03-12 19:41, theguardian.com


Despite six years of economic hardship, ordinary people have shown astonishing generosity in helping the 42,000 migrants stranded in their countryCompassion, kindness, generosity of spirit: all three apply to Panayiota Drougas and her husband Dimitris as they pace the platform of the train station at Idomeni.There is no reason in the world that they should be here. Idomeni, at the best of times, i

I was raped as a child refugee, and now I’m scared to tell anyone

2016-02-21 06:00, theguardian.com


A woman recalls the sex crime committed against her as an eight-year-old. Mariella Frostrup praises her courage, and salutes her achievement as a survivorI’ve never told anyone about this. When I was eight, I lived in a refugee camp and I was raped by a boy in his late teens. I still blame myself for what happened and I guess the reason that I never told anyone is I am afraid that they are going

What my blond Jesus could teach Germany

2016-02-16 08:00, theguardian.com


As a new xenophobia grips Germany, artist Ken Aptekar explains why his latest show – 10 years in the making – is taking place in an ex-nunnery beside one of the few synagogues to survive Kristallnacht In the St Annen-Museum in the northern German city of Lübeck, the novelist Erica Fischer is making a speech to open a new exhibition about how Germans get on with their neighbours. It is

Syrian refugees in Turkey are pawns in a geopolitical game - Cihan Tugal

2016-02-15 14:35, theguardian.com


Turkey’s government is trying to negotiate with the EU, using refugees as bargaining chips. This hardly brings the crisis closer to a resolutionIn September 2015, Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, alarmingly prophesied: “We are talking about millions of potential refugees trying to reach Europe, not thousands.” In a short space of time his worries were confirmed. Today, Eur

Boris Johnson"s wife criticises Cameron"s EU renegotiation - Politics live

2016-02-10 15:11, theguardian.com


Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs 3.11pm GMT If Boris Johnson is looking a reason as to why he should not back David Cameron’s EU renegotiation, he need only ask his wife. Marina Wheeler has just written a lengthy blog, also published on the Spectator website in a shortened form under the headline: “Why

I escaped from North Korea then went back to rescue my family – any questions?

2016-02-03 14:13, theguardian.com


Defector Hyeonseo Lee has agreed to answer your questions about her homeland: from the nuclear test to propaganda loudspeakers 2.13pm GMT By email Tatiana Galdamez asks:I am a student in college currently involved with an organisation focused on helping North Korean refugees. What do you believe is the best thing that we, as the “little people” so to speak, can do to help?I’m so inspired th

Finnish PM halts plan to host refugees

2016-02-01 14:28, bbc.co.uk


Finland Prime Minister Juha Sipila puts on hold a proposal to open his country home to a family of asylum seekers, for security reasons.

Refugees in Middle East "need jobs and schooling" to ease migration crisis

2016-01-29 13:19, theguardian.com


UK’s international development secretary Justine Greening pushes for plan to persuade refugees to stay nearer home, ahead of key conferenceEurope will resolve its migration crisis only by giving people fleeing the Middle East new reasons to stay there, such as legitimate jobs, schooling and a future, the UK’s international development secretary has said.Justine Greening said: “So many refuge

Justine Greening calls for Middle East jobs to ease migration crisis

2016-01-29 13:19, theguardian.com


International development secretary pushes for plan to persuade refugees to stay nearer home, ahead of key conferenceEurope will resolve its migration crisis only by giving people fleeing the Middle East new reasons to stay there, such as legitimate jobs, schooling and a future, the UK’s international development secretary has said.Justine Greening said: “So many refugees are now having to con

ALERT: Facebook To Censor And Remove Conservative USERS for THIS REASON…

2016-01-27 16:10, news360.com


Facebook is submitting to Obama in a truly sickening way this week as they announce a new policy regarding dialogue that involves “hate speech” and “xenophobia” on European profiles in reference to the Muslim refugee crisis. According to World Daily Online, Facebook executives have created the “Initiative for Civil Courage Online” in Berlin, and it pledges […]

Norway halts return of asylum seekers who entered via Russia

2016-01-24 02:45, theguardian.com


Norwegian foreign affairs minister says Russia requested suspension of returns via Storskog border crossing, citing ‘security reasons’ Norway has announced it is temporarily suspending its controversial return of migrants from Arctic Russia, following a request from Moscow.“The Russian foreign affairs minister was in contact yesterday (Friday) with the Norwegian authorities on the subject o

Four Syrians living in the "Jungle" should rejoin family in UK, court hears

2016-01-18 14:58, theguardian.com


Lawyer for young men said to be traumatised from fleeing Syria claims Home Office decision to reject asylum claim is a breach of their human rightsFour young Syrian refugees living in the “Jungle” should be reunited with their families in Britain and escape the “living hell” of the Calais refugee camp, a court has heard.The four young men, who cannot be named for legal reasons and all have

Four young refugees in Calais camp should join family in UK, court hears

2016-01-18 14:58, theguardian.com


Lawyer for Syrians said to be traumatised by war argues Home Office rejection of asylum claim breaches human rightsFour young Syrians should be allowed to escape the “living hell” of a Calais refugee camp and be reunited with their families in Britain, a court has heard.The four young men, who all have relatives in the UK but cannot be named for legal reasons, had applied for the British gover

Is less news good news?

2016-01-15 15:00, theguardian.com


Technology connects us to more and more of the world’s suffering, of which there’s an essentially infinite amount A few days before Christmas, feeling rather furtive about it, I went on a media diet: I quietly unsubscribed from, unfollowed or otherwise disconnected from several people and news sources whose output, I’d noticed, did nothing but bring me down. This felt like defeat. I’ve ra

The migrant bogeyman is back - Nesrine Malik

2016-01-14 08:00, theguardian.com


After Cologne, Europe’s mood on refugees has abruptly swung from naive embrace to wounded outrage. And neither is helpfulSince news of assaults on women in Cologne and Sweden surfaced, it feels like open season on refugees and migrants. We seem to be witnessing a Europe-wide spasm of self-doubt, a cold shower of realism after the warm righteousness of hospitality. Related: Denmark to force refug

Exiling Assad to Russia isn’t as crazy as it sounds - Mary Dejevsky

2016-01-13 14:14, theguardian.com


The problem of who would succeed Syria remains a huge one, but this idea raised by a German journalist is worth including in the upcoming talksIn a New Year interview with the German tabloid newspaper Bild, Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia could be open to granting refuge to Syria’s President Assad. With international talks on a settlement for Syria due to open in Geneva later this month, th

Cameron questioned by MPs about Syria, climate change and flooding - Politics live

2016-01-12 18:41, theguardian.com


Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including David Cameron’s evidence to the Commons liaison committee on Syria and climate changeLunchtime summaryCameron’s evidence to the liaison committee - Summary 6.37pm GMT Here are the main points from David Cameron’s evidence to the liaison committee. At times it got rather tetchy, and Andrew Tyrie certainly del

John Akomfrah: "I haven’t destroyed this country. There"s no reason other immigrants would"

2016-01-07 16:56, theguardian.com


The acclaimed artist and film-maker’s new project explores the horrifying role of the sea in migration to challenge the current climate of panicFor centuries the sea has been used to conceal the worst human atrocities, its depths doubling as a graveyard for slaves, prisoners and refugees. In the wake of the migration crisis, it is a motif that is as powerful as ever and one that has driven two n

4 reasons the refugee crisis will shake the world in 2016

2016-01-07 15:31, cnn.com


Europe was hit in 2015 with a historic wave of humanity -- people, many from the Middle East and North Africa, fleeing violence or poverty, seeking a place to live, a job and a chance in life for their children.

Vilmos Zsigmond obituary

2016-01-04 14:02, theguardian.com


Cinematographer responsible for superb lighting and photography in The Deer Hunter and Close Encounters of the Third KindHollywood studios have good reason to be grateful to repressive European governments for having provided them with refugee film-makers who made hugely significant contributions to the American film industry. The cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who has died aged 85, arrived in t

Vilmos Zsigmond

2016-01-04 14:02, theguardian.com


Cinematographer responsible for superb lighting and photography in The Deer Hunter and Close Encounters of the Third KindHollywood studios have good reason to be grateful to repressive European governments for having provided them with refugee film-makers who made hugely significant contributions to the American film industry. The cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond, who has died aged 85, arrived in t

7 reasons to be cheerful about 2015!

2015-12-31 01:52, cnn.com


If you spend a lot of time with us here on CNN (and we hope you do), you probably think 2015 was a pretty terrible year: Wars. Refugees. Terrorism. The list goes on.

Buried in the darkness of 2015: the seeds of hope for a better 2016 - Adam Lee

2015-12-26 11:18, theguardian.com


If you look beyond the tumult of sensational headlines and atrocities, there’s a quiet trend of improvement throughout the worldThe year that’s past was a season of fear. Next to the onslaught of anxiety, hope and optimism seem powerless, if not downright foolish. As a motivating force, hope is more fragile, harder to inspire, easier to lose sight of. Fear is a powerful motivator and easy to c

How one group of refugees turned their plight into a musical tour

2015-12-16 13:39, theguardian.com


Syrian rock band Khebez Dawle sought refuge in Europe like thousands of others, but played gigs and sold records along the wayThe journey across the Mediterranean and Europe is bleak and painful for most refugees – but for 26-year-old Syrian musician Anas Maghrebi, it was fun. “It’s surreal to say that, but it was.” Related: Six reasons why Syrians are fleeing to Europe in increasing numbe

Manchester City v Swansea, Premier League updates and more: clockwatch – live!

2015-12-12 14:13, theguardian.com


Updates from the afternoon’s games in the English top flight and beyondGuardian and Observer charity appeal telethon for refugees – call nowLive scores: all the goals as they go in around the UK and EuropeEmail lawrence.ostlere@theguardian.com. Tweet @LawrenceOstlere 2.13pm GMT Before we get to today’s Premier League line-ups, there are a few matches currently going on. With less than 10 min

Norwich City v Everton: Premier League – live!

2015-12-12 12:03, theguardian.com


Updates from the early kick-off at Carrow RoadEverton launch legal action against village farm shop over use of nameGuardian and Observer charity appeal telethon for refugees – call nowLive scores: all the goals as they go in around the UK and EuropeEmail nick.miller@theguardian.com. Tweet @NickMiller79 12.03pm GMT So one change for Everton, as Leighton Baines makes his first start of the season

Cameron fails to win support of Polish PM for his plan to change EU benefit rules - Politics live

2015-12-10 11:19, theguardian.com


Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen 11.19am GMT Back to Poland, and the journalist Jakub Krupa has been tweeting about the briefing from the Polish government after David Cameron’s talks with Andrzej Duda, the Polish president.Presidential aide @KSzczerski starting his briefing after Duda-Cameron talks now..@KSzczerski says Duda and Cameron agreed that refug

Donald Trump"s Muslim hatred doesn"t deserve a counter-argument - Jeb Lund

2015-12-08 17:15, theguardian.com


We don’t need to give a reason as to why we’re against his proposed ban on Muslims entering America. Sometimes awful doesn’t need parsingAddressing a crowd aboard the USS Yorktown on Monday, Trump repeated statements he’d made earlier in the day, calling for a ban on admitting any Muslims to the United States: Muslims wanting to vacation, Muslim Americans coming home from abroad, refugees,

Guardian refugee appeal reaches £300,000

2015-12-02 16:37, theguardian.com


Donations pour in, with one reader saying: ‘I have never before felt such anguish for the plight of people enduring such suffering’Join our drive: donate here nowWe have hit the £300,000 mark in our refugee appeal. Thank you, readers! It’s an unprecedented response to our charity appeal, and we have raised this huge amount faster than in any previous year. In fact, with your help,

Villagers to Refugees: Please Don"t Fear "Christmas Devils"

2015-12-01 14:53, nbcnews.com


The integration of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in rural Austria is facing a terrifying challenge this holiday season.

I despair that my recycling won’t change the world. But others’ will - Michele Hanson

2015-11-30 15:43, theguardian.com


I tried to recycle my bed to do my bit and save some of the world’s resources. I failed, but there’s still hope – not everyone has given upI’ve had a horrible feeling lately that the world is sliding down its final slope, with the brakes off: filthy seas, burned and ruined forests, vanishing species, flattened cities, millions of displaced people, desperate refugees and endless, murderous

We can tackle climate change by cleaning up our cities - Nick Stern

2015-11-30 08:00, theguardian.com


Many cities will showcase their green credentials in Paris. But greenhouse gas targets, and the lives of citizens, rely on making them more efficientWith more than 190 countries gathering in Paris this week the world still has a chance to avoid dangerous global warming – but only just. Already more than 160 countries have submitted pledges to reduce or limit their emissions of greenhouse gases b

Our culture and laws enabled the Colorado shooter, whatever his motive - Lucia Graves

2015-11-28 16:10, theguardian.com


The Planned Parenthood shooter had easy access to guns and a movement dedicated to demonizing reproductive choice. Is his motive really a question?There has been plenty of political demagoguery about the perceived threat of accepting Syrian refugees (the vast majority of whom are women and children) but America’s real enemies wield guns, not visas. We have so much more reason to distrust and fea

VIDEO: Model Alek Wek

2015-11-23 00:36, bbc.co.uk


Alek Wek, one of the most recognised fashion models in the world and a passionate campaigner for refugees, talks to the BBC"s 100 Women season.

Why Syrian refugee passport found at Paris attack scene must be treated with caution

2015-11-15 12:46, theguardian.com


There are good reasons to wait for the full facts instead of jumping to the conclusion that Isis infiltrators are exploiting Europe’s refugee crisisOne of the most chilling details from the Paris attacks is that the passport of a Syrian refugee was found on or near the body of a dead suicide bomber. The Greek government has subsequently said that someone using the passport was among the refugees

Paris attacks: one attacker was "French extremist known to police" – live

2015-11-14 14:16, theguardian.com


AFP and Libération say one attacker was FrenchStatement claiming to be from terror group says France is ‘top target’Attacks were retaliation for France’s bombing in Syria, Isis saysHollande says attacks killed 127; 200 more were injured, 99 criticallyRead the latest summary 2.16pm GMT Poland has announced it will no longer take refugees via an EU programme, in a deeply controversial stateme

Out of the lab and into refugee camps: STEM and humanitarian aid

2015-11-13 14:19, theguardian.com


In the first of a new series, we look at how science, technology and engineering are helping those affected by war, natural disasters and homelessness Here in the northern hemisphere the days have become shorter, and the wind colder. Winter is coming, and with it fresh threats to those in the overcrowded refugee camps at Calais, in Greece and elsewhere in Europe. On the streets of our towns and ci

Unrest at Australia"s Christmas Island detention centre after refugee"s death

2015-11-09 09:14, theguardian.com


Guards withdrawn from facility after detainees at notorious centre knock down walls and start fires as body of Iranian man is discovered at the bottom of cliffInmates at a notorious detention centre on Australia’s Christmas Island have lit fires amid widespread unrest prompted by the death of an Iranian detainee.Guards were withdrawn for “safety reasons”, Australia’s immigration department

Converts or not, letting them in is the Christian thing to do - Giles Fraser

2015-11-05 17:39, theguardian.com


Some Iranians fleeing persecution at home are apparently posing as Christian converts to try to secure asylum in Britain. But why should that be a reason for closing the door on them?Six men sat on plastic chairs around a fire on the sand dunes of the Calais camp and told me their story. Most of them in their mid to late-30s I would guess, and a long way from home. They wore donated jeans and trac

Twitter is replacing favourites with likes – but does anyone heart it?

2015-11-03 16:30, theguardian.com


Social network changes star shaped ‘favourite’ button to heart shaped ‘like’ button. But how have people reacted online?Favourites – we use them for a myriad of reasons. Favouriting a tweet could mean “I like this tweet”, or “good point”, or “this is fun, but not enough to retweet”, or “I acknowledge your communication, but can’t be bothered to reply”, or “the convers

Above Arctic Circle, refugees bike to salvation

2015-10-28 13:28, cnn.com


The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, streak the skies in spectacular shades of green, red and purple in this far northern Norwegian town of Kirkenes. Tourists flock to this bit of the Arctic Circle to chase the mesmerizing lights. But an entirely different reason drives the curious figures on bikes arriving here from Russia.

Six reasons why Syrians are fleeing to Europe in increasing numbers

2015-10-25 10:00, theguardian.com


Why are so many more refugees undertaking the long journey to Europe? UNHCR’s Melissa Fleming explains1. The war in Syria shows no signs of ending. People continue to flee, and refugees in neighbouring countries are now losing hope that they can return Continue reading...

Race against winter increases pressure on desperate Syrians to reach Greece

2015-10-24 15:40, theguardian.com


The surge – and death toll – are set to rise as Russian airstrikes push migrants to flee to EU before borders shutRashid al-Shabai knew that time was against him. Like his family and friends, he has tried to outrun the seasons, embarking on the treacherous trek west before the winter sets in. The Syrian student was far from alone.According to the International Migration Organisation, around 7,

More Syrians risk deadly crossings to Greece in race against the winter

2015-10-24 15:40, theguardian.com


The surge - and the death toll – are set to rise as Russian airstrikes push more migrants to flee to EU before borders shut and sea gets rougherRashid al-Shabai knew that time was against him. Like his family and friends, he has tried to outrun the seasons, embarking on the treacherous trek west before the winter sets in. The Syrian student was far from alone. According to the International Migr

Ihr Forum: EU-Gipfel zu Flüchtlingen: Wie beurteilen Sie die Ergebnisse?

2015-10-16 14:58, sueddeutsche.de


Zusammenarbeit mit Afrika und der Türkei, Stärkung von Frontex und EASO, Sicherung der Außengrenzen, mehr Geld für UNHCR: So will die EU die Anzahl der ankommenden Flüchtlinge senken. Sind die Maßnahmen zielführend?

Thousands of refugees expected to take to boats for new life as Asia"s monsoons end

2015-10-14 22:44, theguardian.com


UNHCR expects surge of ‘irregular’ migrants fleeing Bangladesh and Myanmar to use ‘sailing season’ to reach southern south-east Asian countriesThousands of “irregular” migrants fleeing Bangladesh and Myanmar are expected to board boats for new countries in coming weeks as the end of the Asia’s south-west monsoon season reopening the Bay of Bengal-Andaman Sea route to south-east Asia.

Tim Farron calls on Labour and SNP to help reject immigration bill

2015-10-09 14:42, theguardian.com


Lib Dem leader to table amendment in attempt to prevent creation of law he describes as inadequate in face of refugee crisisThe Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, has challenged Labour and the Scottish National party to back an amendment he will table to the government’s immigration bill that would stop it becoming law.Farron will table a reasoned amendment – a device used to offer reasons f

News Analysis: An Opportune Moment for Russia’s Foray Into Syria

2015-10-09 01:08, newyorktimes.com


Analysts and Western officials say there are several reasons for President Vladimir V. Putin to move into Syria now, including the Damascus regime’s dwindling power and blocking Western intervention spurred by the refugee crisis.

Video:The Obama administration now is planning on taking in at least 200,000 refugees without Federal funding!

2015-10-07 17:59, news360.com


The Strategy Room Video below says the Obama Administration in now planning on taking in at least 200,000 Syrian Refugees over the next 2 years. Some states are pushing this back for obvious reasons. The Federal Government will not fund these refugees but funding will instead come from state and city funding.  This will really […]

Why Arab Muslims refuse Arab Muslim ‘refugees’? The Reason is Why We Think This is About Muslim Invasion…

2015-09-25 15:22, news360.com


While Europe and America are opening their doors for the refugees, rich Muslim nation don’t want any of them…did you ask your self why? According to Kuwait’s Fahd al-Shalami, Chairman of the Gulf Forum for Peace and Security, Kuwait refuses to take Arab/Muslim refugees because, “In the end, you cannot accept other people — from […]

Your PMQs: prime minister, can you please explain … ?

2015-09-23 06:00, theguardian.com


There are no prime minister’s questions today, so we asked you to submit what you’d ask David Cameron. Here are six of the bestThe new era of politics has brought with it Jeremy Corbyn’s new style of crowdsourced prime minister’s questions – and between piggate, George Osborne in China and the refugee crisis, it seems certain the public would have had a lot to say about the past week’s

Think leaving the EU would strengthen our borders? Take a closer look - Hugo Dixon

2015-09-22 10:54, theguardian.com


Eurosceptics take note – Britain is far better placed to help solve the refugee crisis if it stays in EuropeAs Europe’s leaders gather on Wednesday for an emergency summit on the worst refugee crisis since the second world war, it might seem as if the disarray is another good reason for Britain to leave the European Union. The wave of asylum seekers fleeing war in the Middle East has certainly

This growing migration crisis is the canary in the mine on climate change - Mahmoud Solh

2015-09-21 12:35, theguardian.com


Conflict in the Middle East forces people to flee, but so does drought, destroying crops and livelihoods. We must invest in science for sustainable agricultureThe humanitarian emergency caused by the migration crisis has shocked the world. Desperate scenes of refugees risking their lives at sea or sleeping rough in European train stations are inescapable. But we should also be aware of what has br

Lech Poznan fans boycott Europa League match after refugee pledge

2015-09-18 11:08, theguardian.com


• Supporters stay away after Uefa donates €1 per ticket to crisis• Banner reading ‘Stop Islamization’ displayed outside stadiumLech Poznan supporters carried out their threat to boycott Thursday night’s Europa League match against Belenenses in protest at Uefa’s decision to donate €1 from each ticket sold to the cause of refugees.The game, which finished goalless, was played in fro

@didoo07 Dilosh

2015-09-17 14:02, twitter.com


Europe is part of the reason these refugees have no homes. Heartless Assholes. https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/644385048628752384 …

Andy Murray makes £50 an ace Unicef pledge for refugee crisis

2015-09-17 11:09, theguardian.com


• Scot commits to cause before Britain’s Davis Cup semi-final against Australia• ‘Having seen the images broadcast I felt I had to do something to help’Andy Murray has pledged to donate £50 for every ace he hits in the rest of the tennis season to Unicef, to help children affected by the refugee crisis.Murray, who dipped his toe into domestic politics when he backed Scottish in

@prugtiv Pam Rugtiv

2015-09-15 19:43, twitter.com


Sense! Denmark Says “NO” To Muslim Refugees, The Reason? All Americans Need To Know - http://conservativepost.com/sense-denmark-says-no-to-muslim-refugees-the-reason-all-americans-need-to-know/ …

Yvette Cooper to focus attention on response to refugee crisis

2015-09-15 19:13, theguardian.com


Defeated Labour leadership candidate wants to see more action from Britain and rest of Europe in face of escalating problem Yvette Cooper, pushed into third place in the Labour leadership race, has said she is to dedicate herself to help step up the British and European response to the refugee crisis.Looking focussed on Tuesday, just three days after a heavy – if largely expected – defeat, Coo

Sense! Denmark Says “NO” To Muslim Refugees, The Reason? All Americans Need To Know

2015-09-14 23:11, news360.com


Denmark completely closed THEIR BORDERS to Muslim refugees. According to The Daily Caller: Danish Integration Minister Inger Støjberg could not have been more clear: her country will not be accepting any of the 160,000 Middle Eastern refugees currently in the European Union resettlement program. “We will not take part in the 160,000 asylum seekers that […]

@nelsonro51 Nelson Rodriguez

2015-09-13 10:43, twitter.com


There"s a very practical reason why Germany is taking in so many refugees http://read.bi/1EYa4B2  via @bi_contributors

José Mourinho: I am still the man for Chelsea job and am not under pressure

2015-09-12 16:08, theguardian.com


• ‘Pressure is being a refugee’ says Chelsea manager after Goodison loss• Roberto Martínez says victory shows confidence in the Everton squadJosé Mourinho admitted Chelsea’s start to the Premier League season represents the worst set of results in his career but denied he is under pressure after losing 3-1 at Everton.“Pressure is being a refugee,” the Chelsea manager said

The Martian review - Ridley Scott"s playful sci-fi runs out of fuel before reaching home

2015-09-11 20:42, theguardian.com


Matt Damon’s turn as a sardonic astronaut stranded on Mars anchors this lightweight survival tale but his star-studded colleagues are sorely underusedOut from the blackness comes something we thought we might never see again: a decent Ridley Scott movie. Related: Matt Damon: the refugee crisis is a reason to release The Martian Continue reading...

Matt Damon: the refugee crisis is a reason to release The Martian

2015-09-11 20:20, theguardian.com


The actor spoke about the optimistic message of his new sci-fi adventure alongside at the Toronto film festivalMatt Damon believes that Europe’s ongoing refugee crisis has given his new science fiction thriller The Martian an added layer of importance. Related: Toronto film festival 2015: 15 key films to watch out for Continue reading...

Syria’s exodus isn’t a European problem. It’s the whole world’s - Natalie Nougayrède

2015-09-10 19:05, theguardian.com


The UN must play its part and join the EU in tackling this crisis. History shows us it can be doneAs we watch the pictures of thousands of refugee families thrown on to Europe’s roads and trains, one thing must not be forgotten: the reason behind their exodus lies in Syria. The war in Syria is the worst humanitarian disaster of our time.Syrians are now the largest refugee group in the world. Mor

Australian senator Cory Bernardi criticises Aylan Kurdi"s father for fleeing Turkey

2015-09-08 01:46, theguardian.com


Colleagues condemn backbencher’s claims that Abdullah Kurdi sent his family on a boat because he wanted dental treatment and portrayal of people leaving danger-free countries as ‘opportunistic’Waves of people are arriving in Europe for “opportunistic” economic reasons rather than because they fear for their lives,the Liberal backbencher Cory Bernardi has argued.Speaking on Monday against