Refugees

‘WB funds to cover both refugees, host community’

The World Bank has offered financial assistance to Bangladesh to help Rohingya refugees and their host community in Cox's Bazar where the extreme poverty rate is more than 40 percent.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU to debate faster deportations

Plans to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers are to be discussed at a meeting of EU ministers in Luxembourg.

October 1, 2015
October 1, 2015

Donald Trump: I would send Syrian refugees home

Donald Trump says he would send home all Syrian refugees the US accepts, if he becomes president.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

9 more Bangladeshis return from Malaysia

Nine more Bangladeshis, rescued by the Malaysian authorities during the Southeast Asian migrant crisis in May this year, return home

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

EU holds emergency summit through migrant deal

European Union leaders will gather for an emergency summit on the migration crisis, a day after ministers forced through a controversial deal to relocate 120,000 refugees in a major blow to unity...

September 18, 2015
September 18, 2015

IMPERIALIST HYPOCRISY

Given the prominent roles these nations have in reducing the once thriving Middle Eastern country to rubble and displacing millions in the process, it is nothing short of hypocrisy for them to...

September 15, 2015
September 15, 2015

Migrants stranded at Hungarian border (video)

Hundreds of migrants are stranded at the Serbia-Hungary border after the Hungarian government closed the frontier with a new razor-wire fence.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Rallies in Europe as migrants arrive

Tens of thousands of people have taken part in a "day of action" in several European cities - and in Australia - in support of refugees and migrants.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Bono offers support to refugees at concert

Singer and activist Bono has offered support to refugees fleeing their homes by changing the chorus of a U2 song mid-concert to help raise awareness of their plight.

September 5, 2015
September 5, 2015

The dead child and the West’s stance on refugees

The recent picture of the child all-dolled up and lying dead on the beach had drenched our hearts with tears. He was one of the thousands of refugees who were trying to escape to safety from the...

September 3, 2015
September 3, 2015

Troubling image of drowned boy captivates, horrifies

An image of a little boy wearing a bright red t-shirt and shorts lying face-down in the surf on a beach in one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts sweeps across social media.