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These Heartbreaking Photos Show Where Refugee Children Sleep At Night

We often think of the refugees as a mass political problem, not individual tragedies. These glimpses into the lives of their children will change that.<p>When she’s asked about home, five-year-old Lamar remembers what she left behind in her bedroom in Baghdad, like a toy train and some dolls. After a …

Middle East

On Lesbos, today's refugees are met by the children of refugees from a century ago

Constantina Mesisklis and her friends, women in their 80s and 90s, are a fixture on the bench in Skala Sykaminia, the tiny seaside village on the northern coast of Lesbos where 1000s of refugees have been arriving from the nearby Turkish coast every day for months on end.<p>The population of Skala …

North Africa

15 Striking Photos That Show The Harsh Reality Of Refugee Life

Winter-like conditions are delivering a devastating blow to migrants and refugees trekking through the Balkans to escape war and hardships in their …

United Nations

Trudeau stands by refugees promise in exclusive interview

Justin Trudeau says he will deliver on his promise to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of 2015, in an exclusive television interview …


'Everybody is scared': The European migrant crisis is about to one face an unstoppable problem

The European border agency estimates that around 710,000 migrants and refugees entered the EU since January, compared to 280,000 for the whole of …

North Africa