Syrian-born Maria Alabdeh was studying microbiology in France in 2011 when the Syrian revolution ignited. She joined Women Now for Development to help -- at least from afar.
The sea route from Libya to Italy is dangerous, even deadly, for African migrants and refugees who are desperate to cross. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from a Doctors Without Borders rescue ship that’s attempting to save people victimized in…
By Corinne Segal
Clown Me In is a Beirut-based clowning group that performs for young Syrian refugees.
The number of displaced people worldwide hit a record high in 2015, according to a UN Refugee Agency report released Monday. The agency estimates 65.3 million individuals were forced from their homes last year -- nearly 6 million more people…
By Larisa Epatko
As the world debates what to do with the staggering number of refugees who have been dislodged from their normal lives, Uganda is an example of a country allowing displaced people to work.
By Dominique Bonessi
In an unprecedented move, 10 refugees from four countries will compete on a team of their own in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
By Michael D. Regan
At least 700 migrants attempting to cross from Libya to Europe may have drowned last week after three boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A top European Union official urged the United States on Thursday to accept more refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria.
In the midst of a campaign season filled with anti-migrant rhetoric, the once-downtrodden town of Utica in upstate New York has been more welcoming; one out of every four citizens there is a refugee. But Utica’s commitment to resettlement isn’t…
By Paul Solman
For the United States, the economic impact of refugees is positive on net, but the distributional consequences can be quite complicated, says economist Jeffrey Sachs.
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