AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA (REUTERS)- The partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 led to one of the largest known mass migrations in the human history with millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims displaced from their homelands. Continue reading
The Canadian town of Emerson, Manitoba has become the front line of an emerging political crisis that is testing Canada’s will to welcome asylum seekers
Germany will begin to “evaluate” mobile phone data of migrants whose identity is in question and speed up the deportation process of people who were denied refugee status, the country’s interior minister said.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading
Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.
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Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.
German police make several arrests after a mass brawl erupts among several hundred migrants and security personnel at a Berlin refugee shelter, the second such incident in the German capital in 24 hours.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launches the “Share the Meal” app for smartphone users to help feed Syrian refugee children.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.