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Countries urged to take in Afghan refugees as thousands try to flee Taliban
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Countries urged to take in Afghan refugees as thousands try to flee Taliban

Aug 17th 2021, 9:01 AM 15,552 Views 36 Comments

Afghans rushed onto the tarmac at Kabul airport yesterday in an attempt to leave the country.

Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week
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Greece's largest refugee camp destroyed by second fire in a week

Sep 10th 2020, 10:58 AM 14,966 Views 28 Comments

The blaze means thousands more refugees are in need of emergency housing.

Calls for help aboard Banksy-funded refugee rescue ship have been 'ignored'
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Calls for help aboard Banksy-funded refugee rescue ship have been 'ignored'

Aug 29th 2020, 1:10 PM 57,794 Views 74 Comments

The vessel was bought with the proceeds of some of Banksy’s works.

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
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Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,184 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries
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EU to offer migrants in Greece €2,000 to return to their home countries

Mar 12th 2020, 10:37 PM 39,474 Views 52 Comments

The plan, available for a month only and based on a €2,000 stipend, is only open to those who arrived in Greece before 1 January.

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
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UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,972 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis
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'Seeing that little body was unbearable': How Europe is responding to the migrant and refugee crisis

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:00 PM 20,249 Views 0 Comments

The recent discovery of 39 bodies in a lorry in Essex has put the crisis back under the spotlight.

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?
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Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

May 17th 2019, 8:43 AM 6,803 Views 15 Comments

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?
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Question: Should Ireland increase the number of asylum seekers and refugees it takes in annually?

May 16th 2019, 6:09 PM 3,630 Views 3 Comments

There were mixed answers from candidates on whether Ireland should accept more refugees or not.

Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope
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Opinion: In makeshift refugee camps a lost generation of Syrian children cling to hope

Mar 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 7,390 Views 9 Comments

The Syrian crisis may be entering its ninth year but a return home still feels a long way off for half a million children stranded in Lebanon, writes Aine Costigan

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
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Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,795 Views 54 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'
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'People aren't fleeing for no reason, they are forced to leave - forced by killing'

Mar 18th 2018, 3:00 PM 27,324 Views 65 Comments

A Syrian refugee explains why he left his home country to start a new life in Ireland.

‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation
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‘We're not talking about this enough': Ireland warned to take action against radicalisation

Mar 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 27,236 Views 58 Comments

An expert has said better integration of asylum seekers and refugees must play a role in this process.

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation
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How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Mar 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,097 Views 73 Comments

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty
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There are 3.5 million refugee children not in school because of war and poverty

Sep 12th 2017, 10:25 AM 4,636 Views 36 Comments

Globally, 91% of children attend primary school, compared to just 61% of refugee children.

Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland
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Law change will make it easier for refugee families to reunite in Ireland

Jul 19th 2017, 7:00 AM 12,765 Views 79 Comments

A new Bill will amend the International Protection Act 2015, which covers the reunification of refugee families.

Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris
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Police move out thousands of migrants sleeping rough in Paris

Jul 7th 2017, 2:53 PM 14,939 Views 34 Comments

The migrants had been living near an aid centre in the capital.

Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach
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Bodies of 74 people wash up on Libyan beach

Feb 21st 2017, 9:00 PM 17,060 Views 61 Comments

Officials said there was no transport available to move the bodies and no cemetery to bury them in.

'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet
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'When you are in a hole, stop digging' - Swedes have taken issue with Trump's latest tweet

Feb 20th 2017, 7:00 PM 31,791 Views 108 Comments

The US president made comments about a supposed terrorist incident in Sweden over the weekend.

Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'
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Lesvos project: 'Art is the perfect way to connect with locals. It breaks down any barriers'

Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 PM 222 Views 12 Comments

Thousands of refugees are crammed in squalid conditions on this Aegean island. One Irishman travelled to Lesvos to paint murals and raise awareness.

Children from Calais 'Jungle' launch legal challenge against British government
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Children from Calais 'Jungle' launch legal challenge against British government

Dec 29th 2016, 3:46 PM 11,707 Views 66 Comments

Solicitors representing the dozens of children accuse the Home Office of mishandling asylum claims.

Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees
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Majority of Irish people think we can't cope with planned intake of refugees

Dec 13th 2016, 10:38 AM 10,481 Views 127 Comments

The government has pledged to resettle 520 refugees here in 2017.

FactCheck: How many refugees is Ireland taking in at the moment?
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FactCheck: How many refugees is Ireland taking in at the moment?

Nov 13th 2016, 9:15 PM 50,678 Views 145 Comments

One FactCheck reader was curious about a claim made by Simon Harris last week, so we looked into it.

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains
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Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains

Sep 18th 2016, 7:09 PM 14,050 Views 95 Comments

Merkel is facing anger from German citizens over her open-door refugee policy.

Merkel's refugee policy under pressure after poll defeat to anti-migrant party
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Merkel's refugee policy under pressure after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

Sep 5th 2016, 10:11 AM 9,629 Views 91 Comments

Merkel’s decision to let in tens of thousands of migrants is expected to be a key point of contention during this election.

Irish sailors have rescued 605 people and recovered 16 dead bodies
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Irish sailors have rescued 605 people and recovered 16 dead bodies

Jul 21st 2016, 11:00 PM 9,249 Views 82 Comments

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

Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe
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Mary Robinson has been digging holes in Ethiopia - and has an important message for Europe

Jul 8th 2016, 8:02 PM 17,292 Views 71 Comments

The former Irish president thinks we can learn a lot from the east African nation when it comes to looking after refugees.

Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean
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Irish naval ship rescues over 100 people from the Mediterranean

Jun 16th 2016, 1:17 PM 8,112 Views 39 Comments

The bodies of two females were also recovered.

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

Jun 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 482 Views 158 Comments

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

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

May 29th 2016, 12:19 PM 17,965 Views 70 Comments

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

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people
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Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

May 24th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,619 Views 42 Comments

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean
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"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean

May 1st 2016, 12:28 PM 16,524 Views 136 Comments

The sixty-person crew will be on a 12 week mission.

Mick Wallace breaks down in tears talking about the refugee crisis
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Mick Wallace breaks down in tears talking about the refugee crisis

Apr 28th 2016, 4:27 PM 36,153 Views 171 Comments

The TD broke down when speaking about one boy he had met who had lost all his family.

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
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Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees

Apr 2nd 2016, 8:15 AM 21,838 Views 160 Comments

Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.

Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers
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Sweden to expel up to 80,000 asylum seekers

Jan 28th 2016, 8:24 AM 29,334 Views 163 Comments

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

One of Europe's most open borders has just been closed
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One of Europe's most open borders has just been closed

Jan 4th 2016, 8:28 AM 34,338 Views 86 Comments

From today those travelling into Sweden from Denmark will need to have ID with them.

Over 60 million people are set to be displaced worldwide this year
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Over 60 million people are set to be displaced worldwide this year

Dec 18th 2015, 8:13 AM 6,298 Views 23 Comments

One out of every 122 humans alive today is someone who has been forced to flee their home.

Almost half of Irish people would house a refugee
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Almost half of Irish people would house a refugee

Dec 17th 2015, 3:16 PM 12,270 Views 111 Comments

About the same proportion also feel economic migrants strengthen Ireland.

The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades
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The EU is about to propose one of the biggest transfers of sovereignty in decades

Dec 15th 2015, 8:17 AM 21,362 Views 101 Comments

However, Ireland will not be obliged to take part in the controversial border guard system.

Ireland is giving more money to help people suffering in Syria
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Ireland is giving more money to help people suffering in Syria

Dec 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,043 Views 56 Comments

A total of €13 million in humanitarian support has now been committed to victims of the Syrian conflict by the Irish government this year.

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