Inflatable sinks off Libya; 40 migrants feared dead

Jul 24, 2015

Inflatable sinks off Libya; 40 migrants feared dead

Up to 40 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy sank off the coast of Libya, according to survivors interviewed by the U.N. refugee agency Thursday. “My colleagues are interviewing the survivors … who arrived this afternoon ...

Japan helps too few refugees: UNHCR chief

Nov 18, 2014

Japan helps too few refugees: UNHCR chief

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The ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq have produced more than 12 million refugees and internally displaced people. They are flooding across borders in the region, and some neighboring states have reached their limit. One-third of Lebanon’s population now comprises refugees. Meanwhile, Japan, a ...