• Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:26
    Syrian refugee stranded at Malaysian airport lands in Canada
    A Syrian refugee who spent months in limbo in a budget terminal at a Malaysian airport has arrived in Vancouver after he was granted permanent residency by Canada, a government source and his lawyer said Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:45
    Clooneys to help 3,000 Syrian children in Lebanon
    UNITED NATIONS, United States - George and Amal Clooney plan to help nearly 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school this year in Lebanon, where the United Nations says around 200,000 Syrian refugee children are out of education.
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  • Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:44
    London tower block fire: Victims and missing
    LONDON - An acclaimed photographer and a Syrian refugee have been named as two of at least 30 people killed in a tower block fire in west London, with dozens more still unaccounted for and now feared dead, with dozens more still unaccounted for and now feared dead.
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  • Sat, 11 Mar 2017 18:36
    Revised Trump travel ban gets first legal blow
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's revamped travel ban is facing its first major legal setback, after a federal judge halted enforcement of the directive that would deny US entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum.
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  • Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:55
    Facebook case brought by Syrian refugee in Germany heads to verdict
    WURZBURG, Germany - A German court was due to rule Tuesday on a dispute between Facebook and a Syrian refugee whose post of a selfie with Chancellor Angela Merkel fuelled fake news linking him to terrorism.
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  • Mon, 06 Feb 2017 23:22
    Hounded over Merkel selfie, Syrian refugee sues Facebook
    WUERZBURG, Germany - A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been repeatedly manipulated to link him to violent jihad, took Facebook to court Monday for spreading defamatory fake news.
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  • Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:51
    Syrian refugee killed by own bomb at German bar
    A Syrian refugee has been killed setting off a bomb at a bar in southern Germany which also wounded a dozen other people late Sunday, authorities say, the third attack to hit Bavaria in a week.
    national
  • Sat, 28 May 2016 16:16
    Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees
    KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia on Saturday received 68 Syrian refugees including 31 children out of a total of 3,000 it hopes to allow into the predominantly Muslim country with hundreds more expected soon.
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  • Sun, 03 Apr 2016 01:00
    EU must accept some blame, if Turkey abuses Syrian refugees
    Reports of hundreds of people being pushed back daily suggest Europe’s deal with Ankara is a bad and risky ‘solution’
    opinion
  • Tue, 19 Jan 2016 01:00
    Satire at the expense of a dead child?
    Charlie Hebdo strikes again. This time the French magazine and self-styled king of controversy has published a cartoon of drowned Syrian refugee child Aylan Kurdi alongside the suggestion that, had he grown up, he would have taken part in the mass sexual
    opinion
  • Sun, 10 Jan 2016 01:00
    Thailand offers $200,000 to aid Syrian refugees
    Thailand will provide US$200,000 (Bt7.3 million) to aid Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, the Foreign Ministry said.
    national
  • Sat, 09 Jan 2016 18:56
    Thailand offers $200,000 to aid Syrian refugees
    Thailand will provide US$200,000 (Bt7.3 million) to aid Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, the Foreign Ministry said.
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  • Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:33
    Wary US states shun Syria refugees after Paris attacks
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Nearly half of the 50 US states moved Monday to shut the door on Syrian refugees as Republican lawmakers urged a halt to the resettlement program, citing security fears following the Paris attacks.
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  • Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:21
    Malaysia to take in 3,000 Syrian refugees in the next three years
    Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Malaysia will take in 3,000 Syrian refugees in the next three years as its share in alleviating the current refugee crisis, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Friday.
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  • Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:12
    G7, Gulf states pledge $1.8 billion for UN refugee aid
    UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) - The G7 group of leading economies and Gulf states pledged $1.8 billion in funding Tuesday for UN aid agencies helping Syrian refugees.
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