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From TheJournal.ie Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama Daesh

Dialogue is the only way to deal with the irreligious hatred of Islamic State, says the Dalai Lama

The Buddhist spiritual leader also said Europe should educate for the children of hundreds of thousands of refugees, mainly from the war-torn Middle East, to help them go home rebuild their countries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Normal birth in dangerously abnormal conditions': Baby born on rescue vessel in international waters Migrant Crisis

'Normal birth in dangerously abnormal conditions': Baby born on rescue vessel in international waters

The baby boy’s mother said she was having contractions for three days on a rubber boat.

From TheJournal.ie The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 108 migrants in the Mediterranean

Yesterday the Irish naval vessel oversaw the rescue of almost 2,000 migrants.

From TheJournal.ie LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya Migrant Crisis

LÉ James Joyce helps to rescue almost 2,000 migrants off the coast of Libya

The rescue, which took place 40 nautical miles north-east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, (about 75 miles, or a third of the way to Malta) followed a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Co-Ordination Centre.

From TheJournal.ie Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU Migrant Crisis

Refugees in Turkey are to be given debit cards by the EU

They did not give details of how much each card would be worth.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle" Tractor Protest

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"

Around 70 trucks have begun a go-slow on the main motorway into the French port.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A murder investigation in Kildare, Mother Teresa’s sainthood and a stunning win for Tipperary had everyone talking…

From TheJournal.ie Irish Naval Service crew to be given medals for assistance with migrant crisis Humanitarians

Irish Naval Service crew to be given medals for assistance with migrant crisis

The Irish Naval Service has rescued over 11,500 migrants to date.

From TheJournal.ie Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party Local Election

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

From TheJournal.ie Refugee dies in German shelter after trying to set his wife on fire Ruedesheim

Refugee dies in German shelter after trying to set his wife on fire

The man was known to police.

From TheJournal.ie The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

The LÉ James Joyce has rescued another 617 migrants in the Mediterranean

In one case, it successfully located and rescued 165 migrants from wooden and rubber vessels off the coast of Libya.

From TheJournal.ie Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea Fair Warning This post contains videos

Italy is hoping these new hard-hitting ads will scare migrants off crossing the sea

The campaign is targeting 15 African countries.

From TheJournal.ie Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police Migrant Crisis

Paris camp housing over 1,000 migrants dismantled by police

It is the 26th such operation this year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish sailors have rescued 605 people and recovered 16 dead bodies The Mediterranean

Irish sailors have rescued 605 people and recovered 16 dead bodies

The LE James Joyce was today tasked to a metal barge crossing the sea.

From TheJournal.ie The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees Migrant Crisis

The world's six richest countries take in just 9% of the world's refugees

Over 65 million people have fled their homes because of conflict, persecution and violence.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland Migrant Crisis

Tánaiste agrees to allow an extra 260 refugees resettle in Ireland

Some 273 asylum seekers have already arrived here from Lebanon.

From TheJournal.ie Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws Migrant Crisis

Denmark has confiscated thousands of euros from immigrants under controversial new laws

Police in Copenhagen took the money from two men and three women from Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy Italy

Remains of bodies from migrant boat that drowned 800 to be raised off Italy

Italian PM Matteo Renzi has vowed to give all the victims decent burials.

From TheJournal.ie Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean LE Roisin This post contains images

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited Migrant Crisis

Police hunting notorious people-smuggler may have had wrong man extradited

Italian prosecutors are investigating the claims that it may be a case of mistaken identity.

From TheJournal.ie 1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder' Opinion

1 gorilla vs 1,000 refugees: 'The death of an animal is sad but the drowning of 1,000 people is sadder'

The gorilla’s death received extensive media coverage worldwide; the deaths of the 1000 migrants, much less so, writes a dismayed Julien Mercille.

From TheJournal.ie As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England Refugee Crisis

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England

Up to 700 people are believed to have died crossing the Mediterranean this week.

From TheJournal.ie 100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya Migrant Crisis

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

From TheJournal.ie Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England Lily's Journey

Powerful video shows child fleeing war-torn England

It is the sequel to a viral video from 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean Crisis

Hundreds of migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Survivors said they were from Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and Egypt.

From TheJournal.ie Refugees taken in by the Pope hail the pontiff as a "saviour" Migrant Crisis

Refugees taken in by the Pope hail the pontiff as a "saviour"

Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash Greece-Macedonia

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash

Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey Controversial

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants Easter Message

Pope Francis uses Easter message to hit out at the "rejection" of migrants

The pontiff had also decried what he called Europe’s “indifferent and anaesthetised conscience” over migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under 'one-for-one' deal Migrant Crisis

Plan for Greece to send back illegal migrants under 'one-for-one' deal

The suggestion was made by the Turkish prime minister.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees Migrant Crisis

'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees

A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses Underage Migrants

Arriving in Europe alone at 17 to work 16-hour shifts and sleep on mattresses

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied Afghan minors sought asylum in Europe last year. Many of them are now spread out in special shelters across the continent.

From TheJournal.ie Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp Migrant Crisis

Calais migrants sew lips shut in protest against destruction of camp

Police moved into the camp again yesterday to demolish the make-shift homes the migrants have been living in.

From TheJournal.ie Smugglers jailed for four years after death of Syrian toddler on beach Alan Kurdi

Smugglers jailed for four years after death of Syrian toddler on beach

A photo of three-year-old Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body on a Turkish beach sent shockwaves around the world last year.

From TheJournal.ie Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp Migrant Crisis

Hundreds to be moved as France to begin bulldozing 'The Jungle' migrant camp

Migrants have been offered new accommodation in containers.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 1,000 migrants and refugees are being kicked out of Jungle camp Expulsion Order

Up to 1,000 migrants and refugees are being kicked out of Jungle camp

Around 20% of those in the camp have until 8pm on Tuesday to leave.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais Welcome To The Jungle

Pictures: Inside the surreal world of the migrant 'Jungle' at Calais

An entire society has sprung up on the outskirts of the French town, with the refugees living there making the most of the little that they have.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers Tighter Borders

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

It’s the latest move by EU states to tighten their borders in the face of the migrant and refugee crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws Migrant Crisis

'No simple answer': Denmark has passed its controversial new asylum laws

Authorities are now allowed to seize valuables from refugees..