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The Pope and Reform Judaism leader discuss refugees in rare Vatican meeting

Added: 26.05.2017 18:57 | 9 views | 0 comments

'He blessed me in Italian and I blessed him in Hebrew,' Rabbi Rick Jacobs says of meeting in which inter-religious dialogue and Mideast peace were raised

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Where has all the food aid gone in the world's biggest refugee camp?

Added: 26.05.2017 13:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

The UN says aid agencies are struggling to cope with the huge numbers of people arriving in Uganda after fleeing civil war in South Sudan.


Seeking sanctuary in the face of deportation

Added: 26.05.2017 12:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

A mother of five was told to report to ICE with everything she needed to return to Mexico. The only way to stay in the U.S. now may be refuge in a church


Migrant crisis unfolding at sea looms over G-7 summit

Added: 26.05.2017 11:52 | 11 views | 0 comments

(CNN)World leaders at the G-7 summit on Friday will meet in Sicily -- a promised land for thousands of migrants making the desperate journey from North Africa to Europe. This week, Italy received 4,513 migrants to the country. It was a 576% increase from the previous week, according to the International Organization for Migration. It could suggest that more migrants are attempting to cross the Mediterranean as the weather gets warmer -- a pattern seen in previous years. So far this year, Italy has received about 90% of the approximately 60,000 migrants who arrived to Europe by sea, according to the UN High Commisioner for Refugees data, updated this week. Tragedy on 'Europe's doorstep Read...

Beatrix von Storch fights German TV, radio tax

Added: 26.05.2017 2:53 | 16 views | 0 comments

BERLIN — The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party might best be known for its vocal opposition to the refugees that have flooded into the country and their disdain for the euro. But the party's deputy chairwoman, Beatrix von Storch, also rails against the country's decades-old mandatory public broadcasting tax that ...


Iraqi Refugee Empowers Youth To Share Their Stories With 'Narratio'

Added: 25.05.2017 23:13 | 13 views | 0 comments

After Ahmed Badr and his family fled the Iraq War, he used writing to grapple with his experience as a refugee in the U.S. He founded the website Narratio so other youth could share their stories.

Tags: Refugees, Iraq

Libyan coastguard opened fire at refugee boats: NGOs

Added: 25.05.2017 20:54 | 6 views | 0 comments

Aid groups say 70 refugees jumped into Mediterranean waters to avoid being shot as speedboat interrupted rescue.


Libyan coastguard opens fire at migrant boats: NGOs

Added: 25.05.2017 13:33 | 5 views | 0 comments

Seventy refugees jump in Mediterranean out of fear of being shot as speedboat interrupts rescue, aid organisations say.


Despite contentious past, President Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

Added: 25.05.2017 5:22 | 13 views | 0 comments

President Trump spent 30 minutes with Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday. The White House said they discussed terrorism, human rights and religious freedom. The two had a back-and-forth during the presidential campaign over refugees, which didn't come up. Major Garrett has more.


Refugees drown off Libya's Mediterranean coast

Added: 24.05.2017 15:40 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rescue operation by Malta-based aid boat just one of 15 under way off Libya's coast, according to Italy's coastguard.


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