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Born a Refugee

Photos by Petros Giannakouris

The women walked across the Syrian border into Turkey heavily pregnant, crossed the Aegean Sea in perilous journeys that risked their own lives and those of the babies they carried, because they dreamed of their children being born in a better world — in a peaceful, prosperous country in central or northern Europe. 2,177 more words

News

Greece evacuates hundreds from Idomeni refugee camp

IDOMENI, Greece – Greek authorities sent hundreds of police into the country’s largest informal refugee camp Tuesday to support the gradual of evacuation of the Idomeni site on the Macedonian border. 658 more words

World

Libya migrant crisis: Coastguard intercepts boats carrying 850 migrants

(File photo) As weather conditions improve, Libya has become a major hub for migrants and refugees hoping to cross the Mediterranean sea CREDIT: LOUISE GEORGE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES … 359 more words

Europe

Greece begins moving migrants from Idomeni camp

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Image captionPolice could be seen moving among tents in the camp early on Tuesday

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Flames at dusk

Winter must be just around the corner.

I spotted my first Flame Robins for the year late on Sunday afternoon – a small party of males and ‘brown birds’ – females and immature males, near the Newstead Cemetery. 40 more words

Bird Observations

Jordan world’s 8th refugee welcoming country

By Khetam Malkawi – May 23,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

AMMAN — Jordan ranked among the top 10 refugee welcoming countries, according to a global index issued this week. 332 more words

Asia

Switzerland: FAST-TRACK ASYLUM

FAST-TRACK ASYLUM

Is this the future of handling asylum requests?

By Isobel Leybold-Johnson, Zurich

MAY 22, 2016 –

Staff at the test centre take on the roles during a “hearing” of an asylum seeker during the tour for journalists… 1,260 more words

Europe