Punch-ups in refugee accommodation in Berlin

2015-11-29 14:56

Punch-ups at refugee accommodation in the German capital and a nearby state have resulted in 12 people being treated at hospital for their injuries, officials say.

All Canada provinces to take refugees

2015-11-24 21:00

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all 10 of Canada's provincial premiers support bringing 25 000 Syrian refugees in.

US religious leaders make forceful appeals to admit refugees

2015-11-22 08:23

Leaders of major US religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, contending a legitimate debate over security has been overtaken by irrational fear and prejudice.

Syrian refugees like rabid dogs - Ben Carson

2015-11-20 07:13

US Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson has compared refugees fleeing Syria's civil war and Islamic State extremists to rabid dogs.

Kids react to European crisis

2015-11-16 12:08

Children share their views on Europe's recent tragedies.

Syrian passport at Paris attack scene belonged to asylum seeker

2015-11-14 19:48

A Syrian passport found by police at the scene of the mass shooting in a Paris concert hall belonged to an asylum seeker who registered on a Greek island in October, a Greek minister says.

AU head warns against migrant reception centres

2015-11-12 10:14

The head of the African Union has warned against setting up migrant reception centres in Africa where people are held until they can be granted asylum or be sent home.

Ethiopia appeals for help to feed thousands of refugees

2015-11-09 17:00

An Ethiopian official says the country’s more than 730 000 refugees could go hungry if $55m in food aid is not raised by the end of the year.

Trudeau: Canada ready to settle 25 000 Syrian refugees

2015-11-06 12:24

Canada’s new PM has vowed to make good on campaign promises to resettle 25 000 Syrian refugees by the beginning of next year and bring home fighter jets battling the ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Germany not easy says vice chancellor

2015-11-03 20:09

Germany is 'not an easy country', Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has warned refugees who have flocked to the EU's top economy.


Burundi refugees pour into Tanzania

2015-11-25 17:57

More than 110 000 Burundian refugees have fled to Tanzania since April.

Canada to announce plan to resettle 25 000 refugees

2015-11-24 10:55

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce his plan to resettle 25 000 Syrian refugees and he says all 10 of Canada’s provincial premiers support bring that many in.

Obama vows US will welcome refugees

2015-11-21 12:08

Pushing back against efforts to bar Syrian refugees from resettling in the US, President Barack Obama has vowed that his country will be a welcoming place for those fleeing violence "as long as I'm president".

Terrorism: are our kids afraid?

2015-11-17 13:49

Should you and how do you explain terrorism to kids?

Two men linked to Paris attacks registered as migrants in Greece

2015-11-14 23:52

Two men who French police are seeking to identify in connection with the Paris attacks registered as migrants with Greek authorities earlier this year, Greek police have confirmed.

Merkel defends Germany's migrant policy change

2015-11-13 20:05

German chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her government's decision to deport refugees who first registered in another EU country.

EU presses African nations to accept migrants back

2015-11-12 09:04

The EU has pressed African leaders to take back thousands of people who do not qualify for asylum, as overwhelmed Slovenia began building a razor-wire border fence to keep migrants at bay.

Officials building 2 500 homes for refugees of Boko Haram

2015-11-06 18:37

A new refugee camp with 2 500 temporary homes is being built in Nigeria’s north-eastern city of Maiduguri for a few of the hundreds of thousands of refugees there who fled the Boko Haram uprising, officials say.

Doctors demand pregnant asylum seeker be flown to Australia

2015-11-06 07:35

A doctor’s group has called on the Australian government to bring a pregnant asylum seeker with health complications from the Australian immigration detention camp on Nauru to Australia to give birth.

Swedish school reopens after deadly attack

2015-11-02 22:03

Several hundred students have returned to class under heightened security after a racially motivated attack claimed the lives of two people at their school in southwestern Sweden.

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