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A gun in the face: Davos ploy to reshape refugee debate

Added: 23.01.2019 11:07 | 12 views | 0 comments

As businessmen and bankers sip their morning coffee in a hotel lobby, admiring the Swiss Alps, a disturbing scene is unfolding in the car park below: men with guns are ordering people onto their knees and stealing their watches.


144 rescued migrants taken to Libya despite dangers: U.N.

Added: 22.01.2019 10:45 | 17 views | 0 comments

More than 140 refugees and migrants rescued at sea by the 'Lady Sham' ship have landed in Misrata, Libya, and been taken to a detention center, United Nations aid agencies said on Tuesday.

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[Ticker] Germany sent 8,658 asylum-seekers to other EU states

Added: 21.01.2019 8:13 | 5 views | 0 comments

Under the EU's Dublin rules, Germany deported 8,658 asylum-seekers to other EU countries in the first eleven months of 2018, significantly more than the year before, when 7,102 were deported, according to information from the interior ministry given to the Left Party and published in German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung. Almost one-in-three were sent to Italy, while Hungary received none of the refugees deported in 2018.

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Arab economic summit in Beirut urges Syrian refugee returns

Added: 20.01.2019 17:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

Arab states at an economic summit in Beirut called on world powers on Sunday to step up efforts to enable Syrian refugees to return home.


Lebanon's Bassil asks world powers to help Syrian refugees go home

Added: 20.01.2019 15:20 | 13 views | 0 comments

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil appealed at the end of an Arab economic summit on Sunday to the international community to take steps to encourage Syrian refugees to return home.


Lebanon's Aoun urges more efforts to repatriate Syrian refugees

Added: 20.01.2019 9:53 | 13 views | 0 comments

Lebanese President Michel Aoun urged world powers on Sunday to "make all efforts" for Syrian refugees to return home regardless of any political solution to the war there.


Constant Springs Residence / Alterstudio Architecture

Added: 18.01.2019 4:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

The opportunity to live simultaneously in the center of the city and in an isolated refuge presented a powerful circumstance for this family of four.  Within a very ordinary neighborhood, this home is oriented to take maximum advantage of the unexpected escarpment, creek and natural views offered at the rear of the property.

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Bogota Cracks Down On Venezuelan Tent Cities During Continued Mass Exodus

Added: 17.01.2019 1:44 | 14 views | 0 comments

Colombian authorities dismantled a major camp for Venezuelan migrants in the capital of Bogota this week, taking down the temporary shelters and tents even though migrants continue to pour across the border from Venezuela, according to Al Jazeera. At its peak, nearly 700 people were living in the tent city last November when it opened. Even though Bogota officials said all the migrants have found alternative lodging, some human rights groups said many could end up on the streets. Nearly three million migrants and refugees have fled Venezuela amid compounding political and economic crises under the leadership of President Nicolas Maduro. The camp made up of dozens of yellow tents that housed...

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