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This App Puts Fate Of Refugees In Your Hands

Reuters | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Looking to change public perception about migrants in the Netherlands, two journalists have launched a Smartph...

Two Children Among Four Dead After Migrant Boat Capsizes Off Greece

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.14.2016 | World

ATHENS (Reuters) - Four people drowned and six were rescued when a small boat laden with migrants overturned on Wednesday off the Greek island of Lesb...

Four Migrants Found Dead, Hundreds Saved From Boat In Mediterranean

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.12.2016 | World

ROME (Reuters) - A humanitarian group said it recovered the bodies of four migrants and rescued around 400 survivors on Tuesday from an overcrowded wo...

US adds to pressure on Qatar to move on labour reform

James Dorsey | Posted 07.07.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

By James M. Dorsey A recently published US State Department report on human trafficking provides Qatar with yet another roadmap to counter World Cup-...

French Catering Company Employs Refugees To Cook Their Native Foods

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.07.2016 | Impact

They say good food is the way to a person’s heart ― and that’s just what these French entrepreneurs are hoping. Frenchmen Louis Jacquot and Séb...

Single Work Appreciation Day: "Les Migrants," Michel Suret-Canale

Daniel Maidman | Posted 07.10.2016 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

"Les Migrants", oil on canvas, 30 cm x 30 cm, june 2016 This is a new painting by French artist Michel Suret-Canale. It is called "Les Migrants," or ...

Don't Go To China, African Migrants Tell Compatriots

Quartz Africa | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.01.2016 | World

When Lamin Ceesay, an energetic 25-year-old from Gambia, arrived in China last year, he thought his life had made a turn for the better. As the oldest...

A Record Number Of People Have Drowned Trying To Reach Europe This Year

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.01.2016 | World

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly 2,900 migrants have died trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea, making the first six m...

Sports Can Contribute To More Effective Integration Of Migrants In Germany

Özcan Mutlu | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
Özcan Mutlu

One look at the German national soccer team shows the importance of sports in successful integration. Boateng, Özil, Khedira and many others are world champions, and they all stand for the new, multifaceted Germany.

App Allows Users To Help Save Migrants Crossing Mediterranean

Thomson Reuters Foundation | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A smartphone application that allows users to scan the Mediterranean for boats in distress is being tested by a ...

New Process Seeks To Speed Up Relocation, Family Unification For Refugees Stranded In Greece

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 06.17.2016 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- The country launched a new pre-registration process for asylum-seekers on June 8th. The beleaguered Mediterranean country has high h...

The Quiet Crisis Of Europe’s Pregnant Refugees

Refugees Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 06.13.2016 | World

Around one in 10 refugees traveling through Europe is pregnant. Better coordinated approaches from states and NGOs are urgently needed to keep women a...

How The EU Is Trying To Stop Africans Boarding Boats To Europe

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 06.09.2016 | World

The European Union this week outlined its latest policy plans to stem the flow of migrants and refugees taking deadly sea voyages to Europe. Europe wi...

Policeman In Italy Fatally Shoots Migrant Who Wounded Him

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 06.09.2016 | World

A policeman shot and killed a Malian migrant worker at a camp in southern Italy on Wednesday after the migrant reportedly stabbed him, the ANSA news a...

Is Obama Being Hypocritical About Syrian Refugees?

Kicker | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Kicker

You may have forgotten all about it, but the refugee crisis, especially the one in Syria, is still going on.

I Volunteered in a Refugee Camp. These Are The Stories You Won't See on TV.

Chelsea Roff | Posted 06.04.2016 | Impact
Chelsea Roff

Nearly 60 million people around the globe are displaced from their homes due to war, conflict, and persecution. That's the highest number ever on reco...

Welcome to Europe's Newest War Zone: The Mediterranean

Christopher Catrambone | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
Christopher Catrambone

This year will be busy. So far 203,981 people have braved crossing the Aegean and the Mediterranean in 2016. The weather is just turning friendly for the people waiting patiently for a space on a boat that may or may not make it to Italy from Libya or Alexandria, Egypt.

To the Right, to the Right, to the Right, to the Right

Zoha Qamar | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Zoha Qamar

Since an overdue focus on the Syrian refugee crisis in global headlines, nations across Europe have experienced a steep rise in the popularity of far-right political parties. With many of the foundational ideals of such parties pointing inwards to directly and solely support especially native born citizens, it is clear that such politicians are rising in favor built off the rallying hate of innocent refugees.

Drowned Baby Picture Captures Week Of Tragedy In Mediterranean

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 05.31.2016 | World

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - A photograph of a drowned migrant baby in the arms of a German rescuer was distributed on Monday by a humanitarian o...

At Least 700 Migrants May Have Died At Sea In Past Week

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 05.31.2016 | World

By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya toward...

Watch This Young Syrian’s Impassioned Speech On The Migrant Crisis

The Huffington Post | Sara Elkamel | Posted 06.07.2016 | World

A video of 25-year-old Syrian architect Nour Machlah delivering a moving speech defending refugees is garnering huge online attention and applause thi...

Germany's Hidden Crisis

Christian Dürr | Posted 05.25.2016 | World
Christian Dürr

Today, successful German businesses would rather invest abroad than in an aging Germany. As a result, fewer jobs and less value are created at home. Only the rich can afford a shrinking society. And the impoverished future will become an impoverished present faster than we think.

World Needs To Help Thousands Of Migrant Children Who've Disappeared: Nobel Laureate

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact

ISTANBUL, May 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world must give urgent attention to children caught up in conflict, disasters or exploitation, Nob...

Inside A Hotel Of Hope For Refugees In Athens

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 05.20.2016 | World

To watch HuffPost RYOT’s 360-degree footage on a desktop browser, tap and drag to look around. On a phone, pan by moving your phone. More th...

Yoga And Dance Programs For Incarcerated Women And Refugees In Sweden

Rob Schware | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Josefin Wikstrom, who has been practicing yoga for the past 24 years. She has been dancing since she was a teenager, and teaching yoga the past 10 years in Sweden and internationally.