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# refugee-crisis - Friday 20 November, 2015

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists
# Border Controls
# Border Controls

France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists

Nov 20th 2015, 8:39 AM 10,810 Views 75 Comments

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs
# Alabama
# Alabama

White House hopeful Ben Carson compares Syrian refugees to rabid dogs

Nov 20th 2015, 7:38 AM 11,349 Views 59 Comments

He called for “screening mechanisms that allow us to determine who the mad dogs are”.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 19 November, 2015

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America
# US4038
# US4038

US politicians just voted to make it almost impossible for refugees fleeing ISIS to come to America

Nov 19th 2015, 8:24 PM 22,343 Views 151 Comments

“We might as well take down the Statue of Liberty,” said one disgusted Democrat.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey

Nov 11th 2015, 8:35 AM 5,678 Views 30 Comments

It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 29 October, 2015

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed'

Oct 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 812 Views 104 Comments

Looking at the current crisis, I see myself and my parents at the time when we struggled, writes Thamil Ananthavinayagan.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany
# Bamberg
# Bamberg

Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:23 PM 10,160 Views 170 Comments

It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 12 October, 2015

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

The migration crisis far from over as 12,200 people enter Austria in 36 hours

Oct 12th 2015, 8:58 AM 8,574 Views 52 Comments

The total is higher than recent days.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 11 October, 2015

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle

Oct 11th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,627 Views 74 Comments

“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel

Oct 4th 2015, 8:09 PM 9,760 Views 27 Comments

Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 3 October, 2015

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
# Unknown
# Unknown

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:45 AM 16,162 Views 57 Comments

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 28 September, 2015

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated
# Cork To Calais
# Cork To Calais

Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated

Sep 28th 2015, 4:28 PM 19,122 Views 49 Comments

People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters
# Dismaland Calais
# Dismaland Calais

Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters

Sep 28th 2015, 10:47 AM 17,138 Views 22 Comments

After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From despair to euphoria and back: Life for a Syrian refugee family in Germany
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

From despair to euphoria and back: Life for a Syrian refugee family in Germany

Sep 26th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,948 Views 66 Comments

They have landed in Heidenau – one of Germany’s most depressed, racism-infested towns.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 24 September, 2015

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'
# Evil Empire
# Evil Empire

North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'

Sep 24th 2015, 7:17 AM 30,283 Views 116 Comments

North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Former Man United star Eric Cantona promises to house and feed refugees
# The King
From The42
# The King

Former Man United star Eric Cantona promises to house and feed refugees

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:30 PM 7,232 Views 11 Comments

An incredibly kind gesture.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 21 September, 2015

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers

Sep 21st 2015, 10:55 PM 25,734 Views 311 Comments

The Hungarian army will be able to participate in border control and use non-lethal force under the new legislation.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown
# Refugees
# Refugees

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown

Sep 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 13,383 Views 240 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 18 September, 2015

Here's what you need to know about the Google Fortunetelling app
# Google Fortunetelling
From The Daily Edge
# Google Fortunetelling

Here's what you need to know about the Google Fortunetelling app

Sep 18th 2015, 5:11 PM 4,908 Views 1 Comment

Can it tell your future?

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican
# Love Thy Neighbour
# Love Thy Neighbour

There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican

Sep 18th 2015, 1:07 PM 15,006 Views 46 Comments

They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report

Sep 18th 2015, 12:14 PM 26,306 Views 210 Comments

The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.

Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines

Sep 18th 2015, 7:29 AM 15,201 Views 123 Comments

The country experienced an influx of people after Hungary introduced tougher measures earlier this week.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 PM 35,360 Views 258 Comments

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants

Sep 16th 2015, 10:21 PM 31,516 Views 295 Comments

Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged
# Borders Closed
# Borders Closed

Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged

Sep 15th 2015, 10:36 PM 24,018 Views 180 Comments

It comes as Hungary effectively closes its border with Serbia – trapping several hundred people on the Serbian side.

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas

Sep 15th 2015, 12:18 PM 17,972 Views 137 Comments

Up to 600 refugees are expected.

# refugee-crisis - Monday 14 September, 2015

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees

Sep 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 20,855 Views 141 Comments

Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar
# Theft
# Theft

Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar

Sep 14th 2015, 1:08 PM 18,582 Views 52 Comments

It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.

Germany to start border controls in response to refugee crisis
# Tighter Controls
# Tighter Controls

Germany to start border controls in response to refugee crisis

Sep 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 37,822 Views 328 Comments

Austria’s state-owned rail operator is stopping all trains into the country.

# refugee-crisis - Sunday 13 September, 2015

A Syrian living in Ireland thinks taking in 4,000 refugees is too little, too late
# Four Years On
# Four Years On

A Syrian living in Ireland thinks taking in 4,000 refugees is too little, too late

Sep 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 27,204 Views 151 Comments

Ghandi Mallak thinks Irish citizenship is “an honour not an entitlement”. He is upset it has taken European politicians so long to help Syrian people.

# refugee-crisis - Saturday 12 September, 2015

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'
# Syria
# Syria

'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'

Sep 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 49,123 Views 194 Comments

Irish citizen Ghandi Mallak says no Syrian wants to flee their county, they are forced to – and anyone in their position would probably do the same.

Punk song about a 'Nazi a**hole' tops German charts amid support for refugees
# Cry For Love
# Cry For Love

Punk song about a 'Nazi a**hole' tops German charts amid support for refugees

Sep 12th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,915 Views 96 Comments

Even a choir of pensioners has performed a cover version.

'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees

Sep 12th 2015, 3:37 PM 19,184 Views 315 Comments

Thousands of people around the world attended rallies to urge governments to do more.

# refugee-crisis - Friday 11 September, 2015

This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir

Sep 11th 2015, 10:07 PM 39,518 Views 234 Comments

Journalist Alex Crawford joined a group of people making the journey from Syria to Greece.

What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?

Sep 11th 2015, 11:30 AM 48 Views 134 Comments

‘Is pledging a bed a true sign of solidarity or just an empty promise to ease first-world guilt?’ asks Brian O’Flynn.

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'
# Hungary
# Hungary

Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'

Sep 11th 2015, 8:52 AM 24,585 Views 257 Comments

Women and children were caught in the chaotic scrum.

# refugee-crisis - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?

Sep 10th 2015, 9:54 AM 65,067 Views 461 Comments

Details were announced this morning.

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees
# A Thousand Welcomes
# A Thousand Welcomes

Confirmed: Ireland will take in 4,000 refugees

Sep 10th 2015, 8:47 AM 67,200 Views 486 Comments

A special cabinet meeting was held this morning to discuss Ireland’s response to the crisis.

# refugee-crisis - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Hungarian journalist fired after 'kicking migrants'
# Footage
# Footage

Hungarian journalist fired after 'kicking migrants'

Sep 9th 2015, 10:15 AM 38,732 Views 143 Comments

The camerawoman was seen tripping up a man with a child in his arms.

# refugee-crisis - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking
# Not Finalised
# Not Finalised

It's still not clear how many refugees Ireland is taking

Sep 8th 2015, 9:10 PM 20,344 Views 214 Comments

A special cabinet meeting will take place this week to discuss Ireland’s response to the migration crisis.

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'
# Destruction
# Destruction

Taoiseach says Isis 'want to blow up Newgrange'

Sep 8th 2015, 5:54 PM 73,851 Views 211 Comments

And the Rock of Cashel too.