In what he called a "cathedral of freedom," U.S. President Barack Obama pointed to a Canadian cabinet minister as an example of what's possible when refugees are embraced in this land of immigrants an...
Dozens of adults also perished in the attacks.
The medical aid group Doctors Without Borders says hundreds of children are among the dead.
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World Refugee Day, created by the United Nations, was established to draw attention to those who have been forcibly displaced by war or instability. "The international community must do more to resolv...
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One in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee.
GENEVA (Reuters) - A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations r...
Can I please ask for your time to consider this: You work in the city in a financial firm as a chief accountant. After work, you travel to your home, which is in a suburb about 35 minutes away. You enter your house to find your two daughters in their pajamas and slippers watching TV...
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The situation was desperate. Babies cried, children shivered with the cold, and adults asked for food, milk for babies, warm clothes and blankets. It was freezing, cold and wet.
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As of March, 500 unaccompanied children were in camps in Calais and Dunkirk.
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Around one in 10 refugees traveling through Europe is pregnant.
Refugees and migrants continue to attempt a perilous journey to Europe.
Asylum seekers, marriage equality and climate change the biggest concerns for under-25s.
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These are some of the most inspiring athletes coming to Rio.
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“Paris will not stand idly by while the Mediterranean becomes a refugee graveyard.”
Ruling parties often try to mollify them by adopting some of their extremist policies.
The situation of displaced Afghans has deteriorated in recent years as global attention and aid money were diverted to other crises.
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By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer was distributed on Monday by a humanitarian organization aiming to persuade European authoritie...
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The migrants — fleeing wars, oppression and poverty — often do not know how to swim and do not have life jackets.
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As Greek police relocate migrants and refugees from the informal Idomeni camp, photographer Kelly Lynn Lunde documents a 1,300-strong settlement at a gas station next door, one of several nearby refug...
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Posing in front of handcrafted stage sets as if starring in a school play, refugee children from Burundi and Syria re-enacted scenes of escape from their home countries while others dressed up for the...
Over 80 people have been rescued from the capsized boat; the number of drowned is yet unknown.
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The simple truth is that the bipartisan race to deter and deny ‘irregular’ humanitarian migration has produced punitive policies that destroy lives and actively impede the integration and social acceptance of refugees in Australia. Our policies are costly indeed, in both fiscal and human terms -- and for all refugees.
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Some 1,370 migrants and refugees have drowned this year, 25 percent fewer than the same period in 2015.
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Thousands have been stranded in the camp for months waiting in vain for passage to Europe.
A new international poll shows Aussies' compassion.
We don’t have a “refugee problem”. We have a problem with inequality and disenfranchisement. We have a problem with social integration, with people genuinely feeling that our society and politics shuts them out, fails to value them.
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I feel like Australia is my home and my country. But comments like those made by Peter Dutton and George Christensen shake that belief profoundly. They expose the underbelly of Australian politics and the biases that are actually at play when Parliament is making policy.
Only 563 of the 20,000 targeted asylum seekers had been moved from Greece and Italy to the rest of the European Union.
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A Goulburn Valley fruit farmer who arrived from Nauru as an illiterate refugee and now employs dozens of labourers has defended the work ethic of refugees and their contribution to Au
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"Illiterate and innumerate" refugees would take Australian jobs or "languish" on the dole and use free health services provided by Medicare, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has said. Mr Dutton was...
“Children should not be detained - period,” said Francois Crepeau, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants.