NEW YORK: The unprecedented large-scale displacement of people warranted a greater commitment by the global community to address the crisis, said Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Maleeha Lodhi. “Wars, human rights abuses and protracted refugee situations have become endemic”, ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told the General Assembly's Third Committee, which deals with social, humanitarian and cultural question Speaking in the debate on refugees, returnees and displaced persons, Pakistan’s…
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA: Reeling from Britain's decision to leave, the European Union's remaining 27 states met on Friday to inject momentum into the ailing EU project even as they acknowledged deep divisions over the refugee crisis and the economy.
VIENNA: In September, the leaders of Austria and Germany took one of the most pivotal decisions of Europe's refugee crisis, throwing open their borders to tens of thousands of migrants piling up in Hungary.
George Clooney said on Friday the refugee crisis is bigger than the headline-grabbing exodus from Syria and Iraq, and he believes Americans "will do the right thing" by rejecting Donald Trump and calls to ban Muslims entering the United States.