Thousands of refugees may enter Britain if it leaves EU: David Cameron

Thousands of refugees could flock to Britain from France if voters decide to leave the European Union, a spokesman for David Cameron said on Monday, underlining the prime minister`s stance that an exit would hurt security.

Turkey cannot be expected to shoulder refugee burden alone: PM

Turkey`s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said his country cannot be expected to shoulder the burden of refugees alone as 30,000 Syrians massed at the Turkish border after fleeing a Russia-backed regime offensive on the northern region of Aleppo.

Tens of thousands flee Aleppo, gather at Turkish border: UN

The Syrian government`s military offensive around the city of Aleppo has prompted at least 15,000 people to flee and involved a reported 13 airstrikes on medical facilities in January, the United Nations said on Friday.

Billions pledged for Syria as tens of thousands flee bombardments
Billions pledged for Syria as tens of thousands flee bombardments

Donor nations pledged on Thursday to give billions of dollars in aid to Syrians as world leaders gathered for a conference to tackle the world`s worst humanitarian crisis, with Turkey reporting a new exodus of tens of thousands fleeing air strikes.

EU says agrees on financing of 3 billion euro Turkey refugee deal

The EU said Wednesday it had agreed on how to finance a three billion euro ($3.3 billion) deal to aid Syrian refugees in Turkey, in exchange for Ankara`s help in stemming the flow of migrants, after resolving a dispute with Italy.

Several Canadian cities stop taking Syrian refugees

Immigration Minister John McCallum told reporters in Toronto that he would oblige and have new arrivals diverted to other cities until those feeling overwhelmed sort out their issues.

EU states 'failed to deliver' on migrants: Juncker
EU states 'failed to deliver' on migrants: Juncker

So far just 272 refugees have been moved to other countries out of the 160,000 that European Union nations agreed to relocate.

UN appeals for nearly $8 bln for Syria aid

 With the war in Syria headed for a sixth year, UN agencies on Tuesday appealed for $7.73 billion in funding to help 22.5 million people affected by the conflict.

Muslim woman thrown out of Donald Trump's rally
Muslim woman thrown out of Donald Trump's rally

A Muslim woman, who was peacefully protesting at the rally of Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump, was escorted out of the premise by police on Friday.

Incredible story of Syrian refugee's 7-hour swim from Turkey to Greece; his home was bombed
Incredible story of Syrian refugee's 7-hour swim from Turkey to Greece; his home was bombed

It's an incredible story of a Syrian refugee who fought against all odds to start a new life.

Executions, severed heads and dead children - Migrants entering into Norway had these images on their phones
Executions, severed heads and dead children - Migrants entering into Norway had these images on their phones

The news confirms fears expressed earlier that the Islamic State may be exploiting the refugee crisis to infiltrate into Europe.

Brazil breaks up ring that arranged false documents for Syrians

Four people face charges of fraud and belonging to a criminal organization, a report said.

Texas backs down from effort to block Syrian refugees

Since the Paris attacks, at least 29 US governors have vowed to keep new Syrian refugees outside their state borders.

Syrian 'pays back' to Germany by feeding Berlin's homeless
Syrian 'pays back' to Germany by feeding Berlin's homeless

Alex Assali has been serving food to Germany's homeless in an effort to “give something back to German people”.

Syrian refugees not security risk: Canadian PM Trudeau
Syrian refugees not security risk: Canadian PM Trudeau

Trudeau told an audience at the Canadian embassy, Canada House, that his country drew strength from its diversity, and refugees brought economic benefits.

Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February

Canada's commitment reflects the change in government after last month's election.

Watch: Pakistani comedians denounce Paris attacks, say Muslims biggest victims of terrorism
Watch: Pakistani comedians denounce Paris attacks, say Muslims biggest victims of terrorism

Amid growing fears of a backlash at Muslims in the wake of the deadly Paris terror attacks, three comedians from Pakistan have decided to come out in the open and take a stand against terrorism.

Detroit, Austin welcome Syrian refugees despite governors

The Democrats spoke yesterday during a White House-arranged conference call, a week after numerous Republican governors spoke out against federal refugee policies.

Canada to turn away single male Syrian refugees

The Paris attacks that killed 130, claimed by the Islamic States group, stirred fears in both Europe and North America.

Video shows Greek coast guard attempting to sink life boat full of Syrian migrants

Greek coast guards tried to drown the boat filled with Syrian refugees. But, Turkish coast guards came on time and rescued all the refugees.