Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border
She will be seen as a white Muslim woman in 'Sweetness in the Belly'.
A Kurdish refugee whose top mathematics prize was stolen minutes after he received the honor this week will get a replacement medal.
Kurdish refugee turned Cambridge University math professor Caucher Birkar was among four winners of the prestigious Fields prize, dubbed the Nobel for mathematics.
The World Cup may be over but passion for the game burns bright in the world's largest refugee camp, which hosts nearly a million Rohingya Muslims forced out of Myanmar.
Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramazan back in his own village, but for M.D. Hashim and others like him living in squalor in Bangladesh, the start of the Islamic holy month now serves as a bitter reminder of everything they have lost since being driven from Myanmar in an army crackdown.
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh: Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp have drawn up a list of demands they want Myanmar to meet before authorities begin sending back hundreds of thousands in a repatriation process expected to begin next week and last for two years. The petition is the latest indication of the challenges ahead for Bangladesh and Myanmar as they try to engineer the return of refugees who fear continued military operations in Rakhine State and are dismayed about the prospect of a prolonged stay in “temporary…
COX'S BAZAAR: In a makeshift bamboo clinic, small children struggle to draw breath through surgical masks, victims of a forgotten but deadly disease that has torn through the teeming Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Diphtheria had been all but eradicated in Bangladesh until last year, when more than 650,000 Rohingya poured across the border fleeing a bloody military crackdown in neighbouring Myanmar. Packed into an area meant for a much smaller number of refugees and with little sanitation or healthcare, the new…
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday expressed horror at a near-fatal knife attack against a town mayor, apparently motivated by his pro-refugee stance and which left him with a six-inch neck wound. Andreas Hollstein, 54, mayor of the western town of Altena, was stabbed late Monday at a kebab shop by a man who had loudly criticised his liberal refugee policy. Hollstein said that without two shop employees who rushed to help him, he would "probably not be here today". With a large bandage on his neck…