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7 ways you can improve the world's access to fresh water

It's easy to take the fresh, cold water that gurgles out of your tap each morning for granted. Unfortunately, not everyone has that luxury. Today is World Water Day, and this year, the theme is..
Mashable - Published

'Incredibly proud': Canberra GP's new role a hard fought political win

Canberra GP Antonio Di Dio will represent the AMA on the panel of clinicians to review government refusal to transfer refugees in offshore detention to Australia for treatment.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Videos for refugees

New Zealanders unite behind the power of the haka [Video]New Zealanders unite behind the power of the haka

Haka have reverberated not just around Christchurch, but around the world, as New Zealand's multi-cultural diaspora honors the dead from last week's shooting. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

New Zealand Begins Funerals [Video]New Zealand Begins Funerals

According to REuters, The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:41Published

School Building in East Jerusalem Refugee Camp Demolished Following Objections by Israeli Authorities [Video]School Building in East Jerusalem Refugee Camp Demolished Following Objections by Israeli Authorities

A school building under construction in the Shuafat Refugee Camp in East Jerusalem was demolished on March 19 under order of the Israeli authorities, Palestinian media reported. The owner of the..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:43Published

'When I speak, he shall be nameless': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief [Video]'When I speak, he shall be nameless': PM Ardern voices New Zealand's grief

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urges people not to give an alleged gunman notoriety as she promises action after the Christchurch mosque shootings. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Black Summer Trailer -  Zombie Apocalypse series - Z Nation Spin Off [Video]Black Summer Trailer - Zombie Apocalypse series - Z Nation Spin Off

Black Summer Trailer (HD) Netflix Zombie Apocalypse series Synopsis: Set in the Z Nation universe, this series follows a crack team of special forces as they fight for hope in the darkest hours of the..

Credit: Teaser-Trailer.com     Duration: 01:30Published

Rohingya 'lost generation' fight for right to education in Bangladesh camps [Video]Rohingya 'lost generation' fight for right to education in Bangladesh camps

Rohingya children in Bangladeshi camps are struggling to study, especially after the government issued letters to local schools banning their attendance. But some are still finding ways to get their..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

NGOs slam European Union over treatment of Syrian refugees [Video]NGOs slam European Union over treatment of Syrian refugees

In an open letter to European leaders, 25 NGOs have accused the Union of trapping refugees in “unsustainable, ineffective and dangerous” conditions.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:36Published

Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker [Video]Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

After fleeing war-torn South Sudan as a child, Mary Maker found security and hope in the school at Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Camp. Now a teacher of young refugees herself, she sees education as an..

Credit: TED     Duration: 16:47Published

Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosque attacks [Video]Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosque attacks

Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to begin releasing the bodies of victims to their..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

New Zealand Shooting Modeled on Global Far-Right Extremism [Video]New Zealand Shooting Modeled on Global Far-Right Extremism

The mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand appears to share a common ideology with other right-wing acts of terror around the world.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

Forty nine people killed in NZ shootings: police [Video]Forty nine people killed in NZ shootings: police

At least 49 people were killed in shootings across two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, according to police, in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said was a terrorist attack. Michelle Hennessy..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

New Zealand PM believes 40 people dead in shooting [Video]New Zealand PM believes 40 people dead in shooting

At least forty people were killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday, in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said was a terrorist attack. Michelle..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Multiple Dead In New Zealand Mosque Shootings [Video]Multiple Dead In New Zealand Mosque Shootings

The country's prime minister is speaking out about the motive, saying victims might include refugees and migrants. The death toll is unconfirmed. (3/14/19)

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 02:21Published

Multiple deaths reported in New Zealand shooting at two mosques [Video]Multiple deaths reported in New Zealand shooting at two mosques

Multiple fatalities were inflicted at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch when at least one gunman opened fire on worshippers. Michelle Hennessy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Europe Secures $7 Billion In Humanitarian Aid For Syria [Video]Europe Secures $7 Billion In Humanitarian Aid For Syria

The financial pledges will help people in Syria, as well as the neighboring countries that are taking in Syrian refugees.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:46Published

Europe Secures Over $7 Billion in Humanitarian Aid for Syria [Video]Europe Secures Over $7 Billion in Humanitarian Aid for Syria

The financial pledges will help people in Syria, as well as the neighboring countries that are taking in Syrian refugees.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Trump Is Closing Immigration Offices [Video]Trump Is Closing Immigration Offices

The current White House Administration is closing these offices abroad.

Credit: Celebrity Wire     Duration: 01:21Published

Trump Administration to Close All International Immigration Offices [Video]Trump Administration to Close All International Immigration Offices

Trump Administration to Close All International Immigration Offices The international division of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is set to close down by the end of 2019. With..

Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories     Duration: 01:22Published

U.N. Agency Calls For Increased Access To Oversee Refugee Return To Syria [Video]U.N. Agency Calls For Increased Access To Oversee Refugee Return To Syria

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, the United Nations refugee agency should have a larger presence in Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:44Published

Ban Ki-moon visits Syrian refugees in Iraq | FT World [Video]Ban Ki-moon visits Syrian refugees in Iraq | FT World

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs Ban Ki-moon, United Nations secretary-general, visits Syrian refugees at Kawergosk refugee camp near Erbil in Northern..

Credit: Financial Times     Duration: 01:45Published

Australia Plans to Send Refugees Seeking Medical Care to a Remote Island [Video]Australia Plans to Send Refugees Seeking Medical Care to a Remote Island

Asylum seekers who are allowed to leave Australia-run migrant camps in Pacific nations to get medical treatment will be sent to a prison-like facility on a remote Australian island, the prime minister..

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:05Published

US Merges Consulate and Embassy in Jerusalem [Video]US Merges Consulate and Embassy in Jerusalem

The consulate primarily acted as a de facto embassy to the Palestinians.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Children of Men Movie (2006) - Clive Owen,  Julianne Moore [Video]Children of Men Movie (2006) - Clive Owen, Julianne Moore

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. Children of Men is a 2006..

Credit: Teaser-Trailer.com     Duration: 02:26Published

 

Migrants fail German tests in increasing numbers

The number of migrants and refugees failing Germany's integration and language classes has risen. Germany's migration office has been under fire for the quality of the courses.
Deutsche Welle - Published

South Africa: Refugee Children Turned Away By Cape Schools

[GroundUp] At least 40 children of refugees are struggling to get into Cape Town schools, say refugee rights organisations PASSOP and Voice of Africans for Change (VAC).
allAfrica.com - Published

ShelterBox Response Team Headed to Malawi after Cyclone Idai

A ShelterBox Response Team is on the way to Malawi after Cyclone Idai caused widespread flooding in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. The Response Team will be assessing damage to homes to understand..
PRWeb - Published

'I am your mother now' - New Zealand mosque shootings hit tight-knit Bangladesh community hard

Most victims were migrants or refugees from countries including Pakistan, India, Malaysia, Syria, Turkey, Somalia and Afghanistan. 
Zee News - Published

DARYAGANJ Restaurant - By the inventors of Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani

daryaganj restaurant - by the inventors of butter chicken and dal makhani
*DARYAGANJ *restaurant, a North Indian cuisine restaurant conceptualized with the principle of celebrating the culinary legacy of *Late Kundan Lal Jaggi* and the resilience and innovation of the..
NewsVoir - Published

French, German envoys write that fear stops Syria refugee returns

German and French diplomats on Friday blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for "a climate of fear and injustice" which they said was the main barrier to millions of refugees going home.
Reuters India - Published

U.N. raises $7 billion for Syria from donors

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United Nations won almost $7 bln in aid pledges for Syria on Thursday, overcoming fatigue among donors after eight years of civil war and sidestepping divisions..
Firstpost - Published

U.N. Palestinian aid faces funding battle without U.S. help: agency

The U.N. agency that supports Palestinian refugees said on Thursday it needed $1.2 billion in funding for 2019 as it faced its first full year without U.S. support.
Reuters India - Published

Bangladesh to move Rohingya to island next month: Minister

Shelters and flood walls have been constructed on Bhashan Char, a muddy silt islet that only rose from the Bay of Bengal in 2006, in the hope of shifting 100,000 Rohingya refugees there. Bangladesh has..
IndiaTimes - Published

Aid groups appeal for Syria funds as donors head to Brussels

"Syrian refugees need trust that their return will be safe, secure and dignified,'' UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said during a weekend visit to Lebanon, which is struggling to cope..
IndiaTimes - Published

U.N. envoy fears 'new crisis' for Rohingya if moved to Bangladesh island

A United Nations human rights investigator on Myanmar voiced deep concern on Monday at Bangladesh's plan to relocate 23,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhashan Char in April, saying that the island may not be..
Reuters India - Published

Corrected: Israeli troops kill Palestinian during Gaza protests - health ministry

(Clarifies paragraph 11 to show that around 70 percent of Gaza residents are refugees from the 1948 Middle East war or their descendants, instead of "nearly all")
Reuters India - Published

U.N. agency calls for more access in Syria to help refugees return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency should have a bigger presence inside Syria to observe and help refugees returning from abroad and from displacement within the war-torn country,..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

'No child should ever be exposed to that' - legendary Chelsea Women's captain Chapman coaches Syrian refugees

'no child should ever be exposed to that' - legendary chelsea women's captain chapman coaches syrian refugees
The mother of three has recently retired as one of England's most decorated footballers and is now extending her work overseas in a different way
Goal.com - Published

Lawyers hope refugees' case against Damascus will be breakthrough

Lawyers representing Syrian refugees in Jordan have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Syria for alleged crimes against humanity in what they hope will be a breakthrough after..
Reuters India - Published

Refugees or infiltrators? BJP's balancing act leaves Matuas in West Bengal angry and confused

The dread that thousands of members of the Matua community feel in West Bengal stems from the implementation of the NRC in Assam.
Firstpost - Published

Australia to send 57 refugees deemed a threat to island detention site for treatment

Fifty-seven male asylum seekers deemed to be a security risk will be sent to a remote Pacific island detention centre for medical treatment instead of Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on..
Reuters India - Published

Won't accept any more Rohingya refugees: Bangladesh tells UN

Bangladesh has told the UN that it won't accept any more Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the first time the country has threatened to close its borders to members of the Muslim minority fleeing..
Sify - Published

Bangladesh tells United Nations that it will no longer take in Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim refugees

Around 7,40,000 Muslim Rohingya are living in camps in Bangladesh after they were driven out of Myanmar's northern Rakhine state during a military campaign in 2017 that the United Nations has described..
Firstpost - Published

Can't take more Myanmar refugees: Bangladesh tells UN Security Council

Bangladesh told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that it cannot take any more refugees from Myanmar
DNA - Published

Bangladesh tells U.N. Security Council cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Bangladesh told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that it cannot take any more refugees from Myanmar, some 18 months after more than 700,000 mainly Rohingya Muslims started pouring across..
Reuters India - Published

Hungary accepts hundreds of refugees from Venezuela - report

Hungary has accepted hundreds of refugees with Hungarian ancestry from crisis-hit Venezuela under a government programme involving a local charity, news website index.hu reported on Thursday.
Reuters India - Published

Donations pour in for Syrian refugees who lost all seven children in Canada fire

TORONTO (Reuters) - A fundraising effort for a Syrian-refugee couple who lost all seven of their children in a house fire on Tuesday in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has raised C$339,042..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

West Bengal's climate change conundrum Part III: Extraordinarily rapid sea-level rise in Sundarbans turns families into refugees

Satellites have found the sea advancing by a staggering 200 metres (650 feet)/year in parts of the Sundarbans, and a total of 170 square kilometres (the size of Kolkata city) has surrendered to the sea..
Firstpost - Published

Seven children from same family killed in Canadian house fire

TORONTO (Reuters) - A house fire in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has killed seven children from the same family, Halifax police said on Tuesday. The Canadian Broadcasting Corp identified the..
Firstpost - Published

Less than 5 percent of refugees needing new homes resettled in 2018: U.N.

Less than five per cent of refugees in need of resettlement in Western countries found new homes last year, the United Nations said, as the United States scaled back its acceptance of displaced people..
Reuters India - Published

Eritrean refugees flown to Niger from Tripoli: U.N.

By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A group of 159 Eritrean refugees were flown on Wednesday from the Libyan capital Tripoli to Niger for resettlement, the United Nations said. The U.N. refugees..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Ahead of Qatar meet, 14-member Taliban negotiation team to have surprise peace talks with US in Pakistan on Monday

The newly announced 14-member Taliban negotiation team is also expected to meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the one-day visit "to hold comprehensive discussions about Pak-Afghan..
Firstpost - Published

Australian ruling party defeated in Parliament on refugees

The bill would allow doctors instead of bureaucrats to decide which asylum seekers in the camps on the Pacific island nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru can fly to Australia for medical treatment...
IndiaTimes - Published

United States: Global Talent Stream: Fast-Track Work Permits To Fuel Canada's Innovation Strategy - Dickinson Wright PLLC

The Global Talent Stream is a two-year pilot program of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Mondaq - Published

Maharashtra police seize 22 tractors of teak wood, 16 held

Ashish Thakre, deputy conservator of forests (DCF), Nanded, said earlier this month, they had raided a village in Nanded taluka, which has a strong presence of refugees from Multan in what is today's..
DNA - Published

Bangladesh seals off border with Myanmar amid fresh influx of refugees


IndiaTimes - Published

Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps, says refugees' plight "shames us all"

U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday visited camps in Bangladesh for Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and condemned the world's failure to prevent a crisis that saw 730,000..
Reuters India - Published

Will go by consensus on citizenship bill: Shah

Amit Shah, underlined his party’s commitment to the bill which seeks to grant citizenship to persecuted non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh and said such a large number of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress divided on Citizenship Bill

The bill, which seeks to grant citizenship to refugees from neighbouring countries would cater to Hindu settlers. While the Northeast has erupted in protest, with BJP’s own allies raising red flags,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata Banerjee govt 'welcomes infiltrators, Rohingya' but has no place for refugees, says Amit Shah at rally in Bengal's Contai

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday demanded that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee should clear her stand on the Citizenship Amendment Bill, while accusing that her government welcomes..
Firstpost - Published

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