political refugee

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Migrant crisis: Incredible story of 105-yr-old Afghan refugee

The migrants taking refuge in Europe have extraordinary stories to tell. One of the most fascinating is the tale of 105 year old Bibihal Uzbeki, who traveled 20 days to reach Croatia from Afghanistan — mostly on foot.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Migrant crisis: Slovenia eases border restrictions

Slovenia says it has allowed most of the 5,000 people who were stranded in wet and muddy conditions on its border with Croatia in the country.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

Kerry says US ready to take more refugees

The United States will increase the number of refugees it takes in by 15,000 over each of the next two years, bringing the total to 100,000 by 2017, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.

September 13, 2015
September 13, 2015

Migrant crisis: Record number enters Hungary

The number of migrants entering Hungary from Serbia hit a new record on amid tension in eastern Europe over how to deal with the crisis.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

French consul ‘sold boats to migrants’

France suspends the country's honorary consul in the Turkish port of Bodrum after a television report showed dinghies being sold to migrants from a shop that she owned.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

The world wakes up to Aylan

The picture of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian boy whose body washed up on the shores of a Turkish beach, has recently caused outrage around the world.

September 9, 2015
September 9, 2015

Hungarian camerawoman fired for kicking, tripping refugee

A Hungarian camerawoman is fired after shocking footage emerged of her intentionally tripping refugees fleeing police near the country's border as she covered the crisis for a local news outlet.

September 8, 2015
September 8, 2015

An unmitigated humanitarian disaster

Syrian refugees are crossing the Aegean in a bid to get to Europe and safety. They are pouring in through Greece, Serbia and Hungary, and countries that make up the European Union (EU) cannot agree on what to do with this sea of humanity.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Germany welcomes political asylum-seekers, not illegal migrants: Envoy

German Ambassador in Dhaka Dr Thomas Prinz today says his country will welcome political asylum-seekers but no illegal migrants.