Tag Archives: Aftermath of war

07Sep/15

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy Island for refugees

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.

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06Sep/15

Miliband urges U.S. to play bigger role in refugee crisis

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband says the U.S. should play a leadership role in helping deal with the refugee crisis engulfing Europe and the Middle East.

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06Sep/15

Pope appeals for religious institutions to welcome migrant families

Pope Francis calls on every parish, religious community, monastery and sanctuary in Europe to take in one refugee family.

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06Sep/15

Israel’s Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.

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02Sep/15

Hundreds of migrants camp outside Budapest station, want to go to Germany

Hundreds of migrants spend the night outside Budapest’s Eastern Railway Terminus after Hungary refuses to let them board westbound trains to Germany.

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31Aug/15

20,000 people gather at pro-refugee rally in Vienna

Some 20,000 people take to the streets of the Austrian capital as part of a pro-refugee rally.

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31Aug/15

Kerry calls climate change “seismic challenge,” compares threat to WW 2

At Glacier conference Kerry calls climate change a “seismic challenge” and warns of the potential threat of refugees caused by rising waters.

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31Aug/15

Merkel: Germany must speed up processing asylum applications, fight right-wing extremism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says asylum applications must be processed more quickly to send back persons who were denied the status, adds that Germany must take a hard line on right-wing extremism.

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30Aug/15

When even a migrant camp is little refuge

(NVO) – Migrants in Serbia are largely free to come and go as they please but it’s a different situation in Hungary, where refugee camps require migrants to be held for 24 hours.

The policy prompted several migrants to jump a fence and try to escape the Roske refugee camp in southern Hungary on Saturday (August 29) in order to avoid being fingerprinted by authorities.
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