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Refugees bring cricket glory to northern French town
  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 06:42

On a rugby field overlooked by a towering cathedral, a group of young refugees has introduced a small northern French town to the beautiful game of cr...

Australia offers Nauru detention to Manus refugees
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:08

Those held in Papua New Guinea could relocate to Australia's other overseas detention camp in Nauru. BBC News - Asia

France to send missions to Chad and Niger to bring back refugees
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 02:58

French president announces measures alongside promise to crack down on economic immigrants. News | Euronews RSS

Merkel's Bloc Agrees to Limit Number of Refugees Entering Germany
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 22:10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc agreed to limit the number of refugees allowed to enter the country annually, in an attempt to b...

Japan accepts 3 refugees in first half of 2017, despite record number of applications
  • Thu, 05 Oct 2017 20:40

Japan accepted just three refugees in the first half of 2017 despite receiving a record 8,561 fresh asylum applications, the government said on Tuesda...

Japan accepts three refugees in first half of 2017, despite record number of asylum seekers
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:31

Japan accepted just three refugees in the first half of 2017 despite receiving a record 8,561 fresh asylum applications, the government said Tuesday, ...

Burma, Bangladesh to agree plan for repatriation of Rohingya refugees
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:13

BURMA (Myanmar) reasserted its aim on Monday to return Rohingya refugees to their homes in Rakhine State after over half a million fled to Bangladesh ...

Bangladesh says Myanmar makes proposal to take back Rohingya refugees
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 23:08

Myanmar has proposed taking back the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks, the Bangladeshi foreign minister s...

U.S. will admit up to 45,000 refugees next year: Trump
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 23:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will admit a maximum of 45,000 refugees during the 2018 fiscal year, President Donald Trump said in a memoran...

‘It’s not if, it’s when’: squalid conditions threaten full-scale health disaster for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 05:18

Rashida Begum steers clear of the water pump near the reeking latrine shared by more than 100 families in a grim corner of Bangladesh that has grown i...

Half a million Rohingya refugees have now fled into Bangladesh
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 01:09

MORE THAN half a million Rohingya Muslims have now crossed the border from Rakhine State in Burma (Myanmar) in just over a month, fleeing what rights ...

‘Humanitarian nightmare’: Over 500k Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar violence
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 13:29

Over half a million Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled the violence in Rakhine State in Myanmar to Bangladesh in the past month, placing enormous stra...

Romanian tabloids incite panic over refugees
  • Sat, 30 Sep 2017 01:23

The number of refugees crossing the Black Sea to get to Romania has risen. The country's tabloid press is describing it as an "invasion." DW's Cristia...

Koike to vet DP refugees on key policies before laying out welcome mat
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 22:24

Members of the moribund Democratic Party will be vetted carefully before being allowed to join her upstart Kibo no To (Party of Hope), conservative To...

Desperate Rohingya refugees have 'absolutely nothing,' UN chief says
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:37

Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar for shelter in neighboring Bangladesh are in desperate need of help, UN refugee chief Filippo Gran...

Brussels: Refugees wait for asylum in the heart of Europe
  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 01:23

European refugee policy is directed out of Brussels – a city where the negative consequences of that policy are on display. DW's Daniel Bellut repor...

Liberals plan apology for 1939 decision to turn away ship of Jewish refugees
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:25

The federal Liberals are working on an apology for the Canadian government's decision in 1939 to turn away a boat of German Jews hoping to seek as...

Liberals working on apology for 1939 decision to refuse ship of Jewish refugees
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 08:28

The federal Liberals are working on an apology for the Canadian government’s decision in 1939 to turn away a boat of German Jews hoping to seek asyl...

Why are refugees disproportionately likely to be suspects in sexual assault cases?
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 09:24

Criminal statistics in Germany have shown that asylum seekers are suspects in rape and sexual assault cases at a rate higher than their representation...

Manus refugees rejected by Australia head to US
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 23:54

The group will start new lives in the US under a controversial deal struck with Australia. BBC News - Asia

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