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July, 2017

  • 6 July

    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 of deadly tragedy? Subscribe to …

  • 5 July

    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 few days alone, some 12 …

June, 2017

  • 30 June

    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 on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us …

  • 26 June

    ‘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” and an “existential crisis” for …

  • 21 June

    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 World Refugee Day. Visit our …

  • 17 June

    Vanessa Redgrave says governments to blame for refugee crisis

    Acclaimed actor, director and activist Vanessa Redgrave and her son Carlo Nero have produced a film, Sea Sorrow, looking at the people caught up in the current global refugee crisis.

  • 13 June

    Migrant Crisis Fallout: EU launches legal cases against states over refugee quotas

    The European Commission is launching ‘infringement procedures’ against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. These countries have failed to take in refugees under the EU’s quota plan. RT’s Peter Oliverhas more. 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 on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to …

  • 1 June

    A forgotten crisis: Sudanese continue to seek refuge

    A forgotten crisis: Sudanese continue to seek refuge It’s been 14 years since fighting first broke out in Sudan’s Darfur region. At least 4 million Sudanese have since been forced from their homes because of fighting in Darfur and other regions, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). But despite years of conflict, displacement and hunger, a recent report by …

  • 1 June

    African refugee children ‘trafficked into prostitution’

    African refugee children ‘trafficked into prostitution’ Childcare workers in the Italian island of Sicily say many African children rescued in the Mediterranean are almost certain to have been trafficked into prostitution. They believe people smugglers are exploiting the refugee crisis and operating in both Africa and Europe. Last year, about 5,000 boys and girls had reportedly gone missing in Italy. …

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    Bangladesh cyclone: Aid workers warn of ‘acute crisis’

    Bangladesh cyclone: Aid workers warn of ‘acute crisis’ Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees are facing an “acute crisis” after a cyclone destroyed their camps in Bangladesh, according to the International Organisaton for Migration (IOM). The IOM says food, water and health services are scarce, and that more than 16,000 makeshift homes have been damaged or destroyed. The Rohingyas are …