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Survival and resurrection after Congo's civil war

Daniel Kanyarahuru was imprisoned for 15 months in torturous conditions but was rescued and now lives happily in the US.<p>Daniel Kanyarahuru hid in the roof of his home when forces loyal to Congo's President Laurent Kabila stormed his village in Kasai-Oriental province hunting for ethnic Tutsis.<p>The …

War

John Kerry: Entrepreneurs crucial to rebuilding Syria | War & Conflict

Is there a future for the war-torn countries of the Middle East and beyond? If so, who will build it and what will it look like?<p>In an attempt to provide an answer, business leaders and government officials came together last week for an event spearheaded by the White House - the 7th Global …

Israel vows more settlements amid West Bank violence

Israeli leaders call for expansion of settlements in West Bank as two Palestinians and an Israeli killed on Friday.<p>Two Palestinians and an Israeli settler have been killed in the occupied West Bank, as Israeli leaders threaten to build more Jewish-only settlements in the territory.<p>Tayseer Habash, a …

West Bank

30,000 Syrian children 'starving' on Jordan border

Nearly 70,000 Syrians, mostly women and children, are being denied food and water by Jordanian authorities.<p>More than 30,000 Syrian children are facing starvation in Jordan after authorities in Amman suspended life-saving food and medical aid to refugees living along its northeastern border with …

Human Rights

Canada's "different approach" towards Syrian refugees

European countries and the U.S. are increasingly hesitant to open doors to Syrians fleeing the country's civil war, especially in the aftermath of …

IBM Joins White House Call-to-Action on the Global Refugee Crisis - THINKPolicy

<b>Washington, D.C.</b> – Today, IBM announced its participation as a founding partner in the White House call-to-action for private sector engagement on …

EU proposes €2 billion for refugees in Turkey by August

The European Commission on Thursday proposed an additional €1.4 billion for refugees in Turkey, following a meeting in Brussels of the group’s …

Italy’s Stranded Migrants

Our new issue, “Between the Risings,” is out now. To celebrate its release, international subscriptions are $25 off, and limited prints of our Easter …

Thousands of Syrian Refugees Trapped on Jordan Border

More than 60,000 are stranded without food and water since the border was closed over security concerns<p>By<p>Suha Maayeh and<p>Maria Abi-Habib<p>Maria Abi-Habib<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Abihabib<p>maria.habib@wsj.com<p>AMMAN, Jordan—A budding humanitarian crisis is unfurling along Jordan’s northern border …

Syrian Refugees

Obama administration calls on private sector to assist refugees | Reuters

The Obama administration on Thursday called on U.S. companies to assist refugees caught in a global refugee crisis in which 65 million people have …

Refugees should not be prosecuted for using false documents, say NGOS

At least 500 wives, husbands and children remain trapped in their home countries and unable to be reunited with their families in Malta, three human …

US 'on target' to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees

The US has improved refugee processing times to help meet its target of resettling 10,000 Syrians, Congress has heard. The program has been plagued …

Victims' rights group calls for more therapy for refugees in Germany

A German victim protection organization has called for more therapy to help traumatized refugees. The group has pointed to a rise in attacks against …

What are the consequences of Brexit for the refugee crisis?

Politicians neglected the refugee crisis whilst campaigning – but they shouldn't now concede to the darker undertones of the debate.<p>In the chaotic …

Majority of Australians say refugees who arrive by boat should be let in, poll finds

Refugees who arrive in Australia by boat should be allowed to resettle in the country, a majority of Australians believe, new polling released just days before the election shows.<p>A poll of more than 1,400 people commissioned by The Australia Institute found 63% of respondents oppose the bipartisan …

'Tigers eat refugees' performance ends without bloodshed

A Berlin art group planned to fly 100 refugees in from Turkey to protest entry restrictions for asylum-seekers. They also wanted to feed refugees to …

Ambassador takes veiled shot at Donald Trump over refugees

Without mentioning him by name, the top U.S. diplomat at the United Nations criticized presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s call to …

Refugees

<b>Imagine being forced to flee your country in order to escape to safety. If you were lucky you had time to pack a bag. If not, you simply dropped</b> …

Most people sent to Manus Island are genuine refugees, new figures show

There are 1010 refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island, the documents show, with 43 of those people remaining under the medical care of …

United States planning to increase refugee intake, calls on Australia to follow suit

United States President Barack Obama is planning to increase the number of refugees admitted to his nation, and is calling on countries like …

Opinion: To a privileged Canadian, helping Syrian refugees seemed natural

Last September, I was swinging in my hammock. In spite of my grim mood, I enjoyed the sound-track of summer in my urban neighbourhood. There was …

Afghan refugees will have to leave Pakistan come what may, says Safron minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Lt Gen (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Thursday made it clear that Afghan refugees …

Donald Trump Claims It’s Really Hard For Syrian Christians to Enter U.S., Easy for Muslims

During his speech in Ohio following the terrorist attack in Istanbul, Turkey, presumptive Republican presidential nominee <b>Donald Trump</b> interrupted his …

Donald Trump

Pakistan extends stay of three million Afghan refugees for six months

<b>Islamabad:</b> Pakistan has allowed the nearly three million Afghan refugees to stay on for an additional six months while tasking authorities to take up …

Refugees still flee South Kordofan conflict

Five years after the start of a war in Sudan, fought with ground attacks and aerial bombings, South Kordofan refugees are still seeking safety in …

Brazil is rethinking its promise to accept 100,000 Syrian refugees | VICE News

Rio de Janeiro's carnival is arguably the most emblematically Brazilian cultural event of the year. Yet few local revellers appeared to enjoy this year's parade as much as a group of refugee youngsters from the <i>Coração Jolie</i> choir.<p>Dressed in brightly colored costumes, the children sang and danced to …

Syrian refugees missing school in Turkey

<b>As many as half a million Syrian refugee children in Turkey are not attending school - leaving them open to exploitation in sweatshops and other forms of abuse, aid organisations and teachers in the country have warned.</b><p>But the number in education is now rising steadily as the Turkish authorities …

Obama Gives Shout-Out To Maryam Monsef While Urging Embrace Of Refugees

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 …

Hampton Court Palace flower show to highlight plight of refugees

Conceptual garden featuring barbed wire fence and items collected from beaches of Greek islands will be exhibited at event<p>Under grey skies and spitting rain, a group of teenage refugees are helping to set up a garden with dying trees, a moat, barbed wire and a razor-topped wire link fence, and …