Thousands of migrants head closer to EU from Macedonia

Aug 23, 2015

Thousands of migrants head closer to EU from Macedonia

Thousands of beleaguered migrants — mostly Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans fleeing bloody conflicts — crammed into trains and buses in Macedonia that brought them one step closer to the European Union on Sunday, a day after they stormed past police trying to block them ...

Migrant crisis alarms Britain, but facts show fears unfounded

Aug 11, 2015

Migrant crisis alarms Britain, but facts show fears unfounded

This summer, Britain’s headlines have been dominated by one story — thousands of migrants massing in France, aiming to get to England through the Channel Tunnel. Britain’s jingoistic tabloids say it’s an invasion. Prime Minister David Cameron has called the Syrians, Afghans, Eritreans and ...

Jul 21, 2015

Pacific man's bid to be first climate refugee rejected

A Pacific Islander who launched a landmark bid to become the world’s first climate change refugee faces deportation from New Zealand after a court rejected his appeal Monday. Ioane Teitiota, 38, argued that he should not be sent back to Kiribati because rising seas ...

Malala says 'stingy' world must boost aid to Syrian refugees

Jul 14, 2015

Malala says 'stingy' world must boost aid to Syrian refugees

Rich countries should spend less on weapons in the Syrian civil war and more on education, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said Monday, calling world leaders “quite stingy” as she toured a camp for the conflict’s refugees. Malala, a champion for girls’ education ...