Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us

The plight of Rohingya refugees is one filled with testimonies of brutal violence. Al Jazeera’s Senior Correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom encountered “the most horrific descriptions of atrocities” while covering the crisis for more than three years. “No other story has had as much of an impact on me as this one has,” he said. In this … Read more Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us

Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in

Germany says it will lead a coalition of European Union nations willing to take in unaccompanied or ill refugee children from Greece’s overcrowded camps. Negotiations are under way to bring in 1,500 children with Germany saying it will accept an “appropriate share”. Thousands of refugees and migrants have crossed the Greek border from Turkey after … Read more Turkey-Greece refugee crisis: Germany willing to take children in

Erdogan demands ‘concrete support’ from EU, NATO over Syria

European and NATO leaders have met the Turkish president in a bid to de-escalate a growing refugee crisis. Last month, Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the borders to asylum-seekers wanting to leave Turkey and start new lives in the EU. His move is borne of frustration with what he says is Europe’s failure to assist it … Read more Erdogan demands ‘concrete support’ from EU, NATO over Syria

‘You shall not pass’ | Turkey, Greece fire teargas as migrants head for border

EU Foreign Ministers have fully backed Athens after talks on the escalating refugee crisis at its border. But despite both Turkey and Greece firing tear gas, migrants are continuing to cross. MORE: https://on.rt.com/acbc Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us … Read more ‘You shall not pass’ | Turkey, Greece fire teargas as migrants head for border

Is the European Union facing a new refugee crisis? | Inside Story

Turkey and the European Union are on a new collision course because of the millions of war refugees and migrants it’s looking after. Tens of thousands, mostly Syrians exiled in Turkey, are heading towards the borders with Bulgaria and Greece. That’s after Turkey eased border controls following the killing of 34 Turkish soldiers in an … Read more Is the European Union facing a new refugee crisis? | Inside Story

Erdogan vows to keep doors open for refugees heading to Europe

Turkey’s president says his country’s borders will remain open for Syrian refugees and migrants seeking to start new lives in Europe. On Saturday, thousands attempted to cross into Greece after Turkish soldiers guarding their side of the border were ordered to retreat. Turkish President Erdogan’s message is clear: He wants NATO on the battlefield in … Read more Erdogan vows to keep doors open for refugees heading to Europe

Could Turkey’s response to Syrian air strikes trigger a new refugee crisis? | Inside Story

It’s the biggest single-day loss of Turkish soldiers in Syria’s civil war. 33 of them were killed on Thursday by government air strikes in Idlib, the last rebel-held province. Turkey retaliated with attacks on Syrian army positions. It also appears to be putting pressure on allies in Europe to respond. Ankara says it won’t stop … Read more Could Turkey’s response to Syrian air strikes trigger a new refugee crisis? | Inside Story

Greece to shut down 20,000 person refugee camp designed for 3,000 on Lesbos

Moria camp is a vast township of leaky tents, makeshift shelters, uncollected refuse and muddy, winding paths, where people have been left to fend for themselves. But after five traumatic years on the front-line of Europe’s refugee crisis, Greece now says it has come up with a plan to ease the pressure on its embattled … Read more Greece to shut down 20,000 person refugee camp designed for 3,000 on Lesbos

Palestinian refugee crisis: Longing for ‘right of return’

They are sometimes described as the people of a forgotten war. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees are either living in Syria or have sought refuge in Lebanon or Jordan since the Syrian war began in 2011. And the so-called “right of return” of Palestinians to their homeland remains as far from reach as ever. … Read more Palestinian refugee crisis: Longing for ‘right of return’

Migrants crisis: Solidarity is the key

Overwhelmed Italy threatens to shut its border and forcing a crisis meeting of European Union interior ministers to impose that long-promised sharing of the burden on refugees and migrants who continue to aim for its shores. Two years after the deal with Turkey to close the Balkan route, what’s the right response to another summer … Read more Migrants crisis: Solidarity is the key

Italy clashes with other EU members over handling of migrant crisis

The EU has announced more funding for Italy, which is struggling to handle the surging wave of migrants coming from Africa. However, Italy, along with the United Nations, are calling for other European states to share the responsibility of housing the refugees. That’s as more and more migrants are landing in Italy. In the last … Read more Italy clashes with other EU members over handling of migrant crisis

Italy threatens to shut ports amid escalating migrant crisis

Italy is threatening to close its ports to migrant rescue ships operated by NGOs – which it suspects are being exploited by people traffickers. The country’s been increasingly struggling in recent months with tens of thousands of refugees reaching its shores. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us … Read more Italy threatens to shut ports amid escalating migrant crisis

‘Huge failure’ on refugee crisis is ‘existential problem for EU’

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Claude Moraes, a British MEP and Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, discusses the migrant and refugee crisis in the EU. He blames EU member states for what he calls a “huge failure” … Read more ‘Huge failure’ on refugee crisis is ‘existential problem for EU’

Online reactions to World Refugee Day 2017

Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The refugee crisis is as bad now as it has ever been, with 65.5 million people being displaced globally over the last year, mostly in conflict-related scenarios. We take a look at some online commentary and criticism on … Read more Online reactions to World Refugee Day 2017