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National Post View: Slamming the door on refugees? Hardly

In the Mediterranean, Africans cram themselves aboard rickety boats in hopes of a better life in Europe. Hundreds have drowned. In the Andaman Sea and Malacca Strait, Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar seek asylum in Malaysia and Indonesia in similarly desperate situations. 714 more words

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Israel tells African migrants to leave or accept prison: 'It is a form of coercion, but it is not forced deportation'

HOLOT, Israel — As Europe struggles to stem a spring flood of migrants from Africa and the Middle East trying to cross a deadly Mediterranean Sea, Israel has begun to toughen its stance toward refugees, telling unwanted Africans here they must leave now or face an indefinite stay in prison. 1,419 more words


Undocumented mother lives under the radar

Guadalupe’s life is a tightrope act, precariously balanced between hope and fear.

Hope that one day, she and her children will enjoy the freedoms Canadians take for granted. 987 more words

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Opinion: Canada is failing in its responsibilities to refugees

We Canadians like to think of ourselves as generous and humanitarian, complying with our obligations and commitments under international law to protect refugees. In 1986, the Canadian people were awarded the Nansen medal for our assistance to refugees — the only time the medal has been awarded to an entire people. 576 more words


Senior Iranian aide defects during nuclear talks in Lausanne

By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org
A media advisor to the Iranian president, who was in Switzerland to cover the ongoing international negotiations on the country’s nuclear program, has defected. 393 more words

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The Risk of Being a Family

A home on the coast of Michoacán, Mexico. Views of the ocean. Sea breezes waft through the windows as a loving family with three handsome teenaged sons gathers for dinner. 794 more words

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Did US threaten to stop sharing intel if Germany protected Snowden?

By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org
The vice chancellor of Germany has allegedly told an American journalist that the United States warned Berlin it would stop sharing intelligence if it offered protection to American defector Edward Snowden. 441 more words

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