Waliullah, 16, was playing cricket in front of his home when he was called by his father and asked to pack his baggage to go back to their native country, Afghanistan. 483 more words
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It’s been almost three months since I followed a group of Somali women through the streets of Mayfair, a suburb of Johannesburg, into the garage of a small home on Langerman Street. 831 more words
WATCH: It’s feared almost 1,000 people have died trying for a better life after a migrat boat capsized off Libya over the weekend. As Stuart Greer reports, European leaders are struggling to find ways to stop another disaster. 773 more words
At least 700, but perhaps as many as 950, refugees are feared dead after a boat capsized off the coast of Libya on Sunday.
The disaster is merely the latest in such deadly incidents in the Mediterranean Sea, and has prompted much criticism and soul-searching over Europe’s response to the the waves of people fleeing poor and war-torn countries in Africa. 874 more words
Although women in IRAN are still banned from riding a motorbike in public and are not able to get licenses, Behnaz Shafiei (the only Iranian female rider to have done professional road racing) was among the first group of women to obtain official permission to practice on off-road circuits. 769 more words