Tag archive for ‘Refugee’
News Brief On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Central American nations announce deal on Cuban migrants

  Central American nations have reached a deal to let the first of thousands of stranded Cuban migrants continue their journey north toward the United States next month, officials said Monday. The humanitarian More...

News Brief On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Million Migrants Vanished in Britain

David Cameron has been accused of a “migration cover-up” after it emerged that more than a million migrants who have come to the UK in recent years are unaccounted for. Ministers have failed More...

News Brief On Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Bomber posed as refugee, French senator says

Paris (CNN) The Syrian refugee crisis just got worse, due to the Paris attacks. Now more than ever, since the Syrian war began 4½ years ago, the crisis can be summed up as damned if you do, damned More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, November 2nd, 2015

UN: Almost 220, 000 migrants, a record, reached Europe by sea in October

  218, 394 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe by sea in October, up from 172, 843 in September, Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for United Nations refugee agency UNHCR, said on Monday. “That More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

New baby for Syrian refugees cheers Israeli aid workers

The couple you’re seeing in the photo snapped by IsraAID volunteer Boaz Arad last month puts a face on the massive wave of refugees whom the Israeli aid organization has been helping in Europe since the first More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Crisis Europe Needs

 It’s hard to be optimistic about Europe. Last summer, a political cage match between Germany and Greece threatened to tear the European Union apart. In country after country, extremist political parties More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: The Middle East Meltdown and Global Risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the More...

Joschka Fischer
Joschka Fischer On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor Joschka Fischer: Europe’s Reality Check

Until a few weeks ago, Europeans believed they lived in a kind of sanctuary, insulated from the world’s current conflicts. Certainly, the news and images of drowned migrants were dreadful; but the tragedy More...

Statista On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

How Do Americans & Europeans View Immigrants?

A Pew Research survey has revealed that a majority of people in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States think immigrants make a country stronger. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Spain, More...

George Soros On Monday, September 28th, 2015

GEORGE SOROS: Rebuilding the Asylum System

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year’s growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political More...

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