Tag Archives: Population

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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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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29Aug/15

Migrants prepared “to die on journey of death” to reach EU

Aid workers distribute food and water to migrants on the Macedonian border as they wait to continue on what one Syrian refugee calls “a journey of death” to reach the European Union.

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07Aug/15

Berliners supply migrants with water and food as temperatures soar

As summer temperatures soar in Berlin, people in the city donate water, food and other essential supplies to migrants waiting in the heat outside the official building where they hope to apply for asylum.

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02Aug/15

India set to become world’s most populous country by 2022

Global population is forecast to reach 11.2 billion in 2100, according to projections in new U.N. population report.

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30Jul/15

British charity criticises PM’s language on migrants

Anna Musgrave from Britain’s Refugee Council criticises Prime Minister David Cameron’s choice of words over the ongoing migrant crisis, which he has blamed on a “swarm” of migrants crossing the Mediterranean and which continues to cause traffic delays in the south of England.

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18May/15

“We didn’t come here to steal from you” says African migrant in Italy

African migrants living in an Italian asylum centre speak about their experiences and hopes since travelling to Europe.

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