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Tyson the stray hippo captured in Mexico

Added: 21.03.2018 4:41 | 9 views | 0 comments

March 21, 2018 12:41 PM
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - A stray hippopotamus that had been roaming around the countryside in Mexico has been captured after a 10-day hunt and relocated to a wildlife refuge, authorities said on Tuesday (March 20).


Myanmar Blocks Rohingya Return With Fortified Border

Added: 20.03.2018 15:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

Myanmar’s military is fortifying its border with Bangladesh with a new fence and military posts, sending a “keep out” message to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees it drove from the country.

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A former president is worried that his country is sinking into the ocean

Added: 20.03.2018 15:39 | 11 views | 0 comments

If the Pacific nation of Kiribati can't resolve rising sea levels, citizens could become "climate refugees," the country's former president warned.

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Resistance mounts against 'coercion' to get refugee prints

Added: 20.03.2018 8:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

EU policy and law makers are ironing out final details of a legislative reform on collecting the fingerprints of asylum seekers and refugees, known as Eurodac. The latest plan includes possibly using coercion against minors, which one MEP calls "violence".

Warming climate will displace millions in coming decades: World Bank

Added: 19.03.2018 23:44 | 15 views | 0 comments

March 20, 2018 7:44 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The wave of refugees fleeing crop failures, droughts and rising sea levels will grow drastically over the next three decades if world governments do not intervene, the World Bank warned Monday (March 19).


Polish priest blasted after wishing Pope early death over call to take in Muslim refugees

Added: 19.03.2018 22:10 | 14 views | 0 comments

A POLISH priest has been branded “deplorable” after wishing an early death on Pope Francis over his calls for Catholics to take in Muslim refugees.


[Opinion] Moria refugee camp is no place for people

Added: 19.03.2018 16:15 | 6 views | 0 comments

Two years on from the highly-controversial EU-Turkey deal, many thousands of refugees are still trapped on Greek islands. One of them offers an open invitation to EU leaders to see their inhospitable conditions at the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos.

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Germany TURNS on EU: Merkel’s ally in SHOCK rant at ‘patronising’ EU over migrants

Added: 18.03.2018 19:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

ANGELA Merkel's Germany could be turning on the European Union in an extraordinary U-turn after the Chancellor's new interior minister blasted the Brussels bloc for its “patronising” stance in talks with eastern European member states over the distribution of refugees.


Militia members accused of targeting Somalis to stand trial

Added: 17.03.2018 14:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Three members of a militia group are set to stand trial on charges alleging they were plotting to bomb a mosque and a southwestern Kansas apartment complex where Somali refugees live.

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Berlin's children pile up teddy bears in solidarity with Syrian refugees

Added: 15.03.2018 17:59 | 34 views | 0 comments

German school children made a giant pile of teddy bears in Berlin on Thursday, to show solidarity with the huge numbers of young Syrians growing up without an education, as the civil war entered its eighth year.


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