Pope set to visit refugees in Greece as deportations stall

Pope set to visit refugees in Greece as deportations stall

Pope Francis will travel to the Greek island of Lesbos on the frontline of Europe`s refugee crisis next week, Athens announced Tuesday, as a controversial EU accord to send migrants back to Turkey stalled.

How old was Arjun Kapoor when his ‘Ki and Ka’ co-star Kareena Kapoor Khan made her Bollywood debut

How old was Arjun Kapoor when his ‘Ki and Ka’ co-star Kareena Kapoor Khan made her Bollywood debut

Arjun Kapoor reveals that his friendship with Kareena Kapoor Khan played a pivotal role in making their on-screen chemistry come alive. 

Refugees waiting for `miracle` as Balkan borders slam shut

Refugees waiting for `miracle` as Balkan borders slam shut

 For the past three days, 15-year-old Ola has clung onto a scrap of cardboard bearing the number 22, hoping her turn will finally come to cross the sealed metal fence on the Greek-Macedonian border.

Government raises safety concerns as new French refugee camp opens

France`s first international-standard refugee camp opened Monday despite opposition from Paris but the central government`s local representative raised safety concerns that could suspend its operations.

Suspects in Islamic State plot `lived in refugee shelters`: German police

Suspects in Islamic State plot `lived in refugee shelters`: German police

Algerians targeted in raids on Thursday over suspected links to the Islamic State group lived in refugee shelters, the German Police said.

Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns home, thanks government

Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns home, thanks government

Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, came back home on Thursday.

Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns today

Indian woman rescued from German refugee camp returns today

Gurpreet, an Indian woman allegedly kept at a refugee camp in Germany along with her eight-year-old daughter by her in-laws, will reach India on Thursday morning.

Body of Syrian child found in Bosphorus off Istanbul

Body of Syrian child found in Bosphorus off Istanbul

Turkish authorities have found in the Bosphorus Strait off Istanbul the body of a four-year-old Syrian child who went missing two weeks ago, media reports said Wednesday.

'Syrians are not terrorists,' refugee tells America

The Roustoms were the first of just four Syrian families to be resettled in Jersey City, a city of 262,000 where around 41 percent of the population is foreign born.

EU calls mini summit as Balkans buckle under refugee crisis

The EU has called a mini summit with Balkan countries on the migrant crisis.

Germany agrees refugee package as support for Merkel slips

Berlin; Chancellor Angela Merkel`s cabinet agreed a package of measures on Tuesday to help German towns cope with the influx of asylum seekers, as a poll showed her conservatives dipping to a one-year low on concerns about her handling of the crisis.

Young migrant found dead in France

 A young migrant was found dead in a truck in the French port city of Calais on Tuesday.

Refugee crisis: Why eastern EU states oppose quotas

Refugee crisis: Why eastern EU states oppose quotas

 Four EU members, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, are at the forefront of a growing east-west split in the bloc after they voted against a controversial deal to relocate 120,000 refugees adopted on Tuesday. 

Denmark to take 1,000 refugees on voluntary basis: Govt

 The Danish government said Thursday it had voluntarily agreed to accept 1,000 refugees out of the 120,000 migrants the EU plans to relocate to ease the burden on frontline states.

European migrant crisis: Are jihadists hiding among refugees?

European migrant crisis: Are jihadists hiding among refugees?

Warnings that jihadists bent on violence may be sneaking into Europe disguised as refugees are growing louder, but analysts say extremists do not need to board rickety rubber dinghies to infiltrate the continent.

Germany reinstates border controls amid record refugee influx: Reports

 Germany is reinstating controls at its border with Austria as Europe`s top economy struggles to cope with a record influx of refugees, according to media reports Sunday.

Baghdad to Bavaria: A refugee family`s heart-rending odyssey

When the train`s map lit up showing it had crossed into Germany, an Iraqi refugee couple felt a rush of peace and joy. 

They and their baby had survived a hellish journey through the Balkans. At last their dream of a "beautiful life" far from bombs seemed within reach.

Escaped from Eritrea, refugee route leads to Europe

 Eritrea is a day`s trek through dusty hills from the refugee camp in Ethiopia, a way station for tens of thousands of Eritreans who have fled their oppressive homeland.

Struggling Germany urges neighbours to do more to ease refugee crisis

Struggling Germany urges neighbours to do more to ease refugee crisis

 Germany told its European partners they must take in more refugees on Monday as it struggles to cope with record numbers of asylum seekers and as police in Hungary used pepper spray on migrants who broke out of a reception centre at the border. 

As Europe handles waves of Syrian refugees, US is slow to help

As Europe grapples with a flood of refugees from the Syrian war and the pope urges Catholics to help them, the U.S. government may lack the political appetite to offer American soil as a safe haven to more than the current trickle of Syrians.