Refugees and migrants are dying in Europe’s sudden cold weather and governments must do more to help them, the U.N. says.
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.
Shocking social media posts by the man suspected of shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia showed a disturbing premeditated attack in which the internet was used by a killer for maximum exposure.
UN Refugee Agency predicts the number of migrants crossing the border between Greece and Macedonia to remain at 3,000 per day.
The conditions for migrants on many Greek islands are “totally shameful” the director of the U.N.’s refugee agency says, calling for Greece and Europe to act to end the crisis.
At a tense briefing, Human Rights Watch calls on the Dominican Republic to restore citizenship to thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent at risk of forced deportation amidst fears of a humanitarian crisis in the region.
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie appeals to leaders to protect women in conflict zones at AU Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa
(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
A spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says some 300 people are feared dead in the biggest migrant tragedy since the EU took over from Italy’s search and rescue mission.
A spokewoman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) says a recent incident that resulted in the deaths of 29 African migrants trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean demonstrated once again that the European Union needed a “proper” solution to save more lives.