Tag Archives: Refugees of the Syrian Civil War

28Jan/17

Trump travel ban sparks panic abroad, lawsuits at home

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

20Mar/16
EU-Turkey deal

Flow of migrants “almost stopped” after EU-Turkey deal, say Turkish villagers

Local residents of Bademli village say the flow of migrants to Europe from the area has almost stopped, after a deal between Turkey and the European Union was sealed.

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08Dec/15

Blocking Muslim refugees supports terrorism – U.N.’s Guterres

Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.

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12Nov/15

WFP introduces “world’s first app against global hunger”

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) launches the “Share the Meal” app for smartphone users to help feed Syrian refugee children.

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18Oct/15

Bishops urge UK’s Cameron to take in more Syrian refugees

UK Bishops write to British Prime Minister, David Cameron urging him to increase the number of Syrian refugees the country will take in to at least 50,000, saying the UK must do more to help. The UK Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon MP defends Cameron’s position on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show.

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08Oct/15

EU ministers meet to discuss deportations amid flood of Syrian refugees

EU justice and home affairs ministers meet in Luxembourg where they are set to agree on plans to step up deportations of illegal immigrants.

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20Sep/15

Kerry says U.S. ready to take more refugees

(N24 POOL) – The United States will take in 15,000 more refugees from around the world next year, increasing the current level to 85,000, and to 100,000 in 2017, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said after talks with his German counterpart on Sunday.
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09Sep/15

Exhausted migrants wait in open field in Hungary after long trek via Greece and Serbia

Hundreds of migrants wait in an open field under the watchful eyes of Hungarian police, after crossing into Hungary from Serbia.

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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

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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