SYDNEY, Australia (Oct. 12, 2015) — Australian doctors on Monday, October 12, ramped up pressure on the government over its hardline policy on asylum-seekers, saying children they treat from immigration centers should not be returned to detention where conditions could harm them.
UNITED NATIONS (Sept. 30, 2015) — The G7 group of leading economies and Gulf states pledged $1.8 billion in funding Tuesday, September 29, for UN aid agencies helping Syrian refugees.
TRIPOLI, Libya (Sept. 29, 2015) — The Libyan coastguard said it rescued 346 migrants on Tuesday, September 29, almost 100 of them women and children, crammed onto rubber boats and stranded off the country’s coast.
UNITED NATIONS (Sept. 28, 2015) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday, September 28, called on Europe to do more to confront the migration crisis, in his opening address to the General Assembly meeting of world leaders.
ZAGREB, Croatia (Sept. 26, 2015) — Croatia and Serbia moved to ease tensions along their shared border on Friday, September 25 after the EU’s powerful executive intervened in a bitter row sparked by Europe’s biggest postwar influx of refugee.