Don't turn backs on refugees, Alan Kurdi's aunt pleads
The UN Refugee Agency's annual global trends study has found 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide at the end of 2016, a number higher than the population of the United Kingdom.
The migration is the largest mass forced return of refugees in recent years, Human Rights Watch said.
Myanmar allegedly opened fire on Bangladesh fishing boats in ongoing refugee conflict.
Trump's refusal to admit refugees, if he sticks to it, will likely have political repercussions worldwide.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull introduced a bill that seeks a ban on refugees who arrive by sea from ever visiting the country.
French President François Hollande is on a visit to the port city to meet with city and law enforcement officials but is not scheduled to visit the infamous camp.
A fire ripped through tents and destroyed containers on the island of Lesbos on Monday night, but there were no reports of any deaths.
The decision to put up the fence, along a 1.2 mile stretch next to the border crossing used by hundreds of thousands of migrants last year, has not yet been reached.
The White House had pledged to admit at least 10,000 displaced Syrians during the current fiscal year, which wraps up at the end of September.
Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban has championed the idea of an EU army and urged Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, to begin talks on the controversial issue.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said the new barrier, to be built alongside the existing one, would strengthen defenses to respond if Turkey’s policy on migration changed.
Refugee arrivals have again increased in Greece and thousands remain stuck in camps uncertain of their futures.
Contrary to popular belief, statistics show that the refugee crisis has worsened in 2016.
With less than two months before the Sept. 30 deadline, the U.S. is quietly on its way to accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees.
The mayor of the Spanish city inaugurated a large digital counter that tracks the number of refugees that have died while crossing the Mediterranean Sea.
The world’s six richest countries account for at least 60 percent of the global economy but host less than 9 percent of refugees, an Oxfam report said Monday.
At a United Nations meeting, the two countries looked to handle high levels of asylum seekers.
The people were picked up from 25 dinghies and one boat, all north of the Libyan coast.
The world had 65.3 million displaced people in 2015 — almost 6 million more than at the end of 2014, the United Nations Refugee Agency said on World Refugee Day.