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Belgian builds musical bridge across the Bosphorus

AFP | Belgian musician Tristan Driessens found his inspiration and his calling east of the Bosphorus, becoming one of the West's few masters of the...

UN pushes Myanmar to step up Rohingyas’ return

AFP | The UN Security Council on Wednesday issued a statement calling on Myanmar to speed up efforts to have Rohingya refugees return safely to...

Seven Palestinians killed as new clashes erupt along Gaza border

AFP | Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians as thousands protested and clashes erupted along the Gaza border on Friday, a week after a mass demonstration...

Armeena Khan extends a helping hand for Syrian Refugees

News Desk | Pakistani starlet Armeena Khan joined hands with Human Relief Foundation to help Syrian Refugees. She in her social media post announced her...

Death in Afghanistan or bitter life in Pakistan: refugees’ choice

AFP | Death awaits you in Afghanistan, says refugee Mohammad Wali, insisting he prefers to endure a grim existence in a Pakistani camp than return...

Trump and Modi discuss South Asian politics over phone call

News Desk | On 8th February 2018, the White House reported that the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies Trump and Modi discussed the...

US lifts immigration ban from 11 “high risk” countries

AFP | The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the...

Bangladesh ready to send 100,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar

AFP | Bangladesh wants to send up to 100,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar in the first batch of repatriations of Muslim refugees who fled ethnic...

Syrians survive war but battle against harsh winter

AFP | Khadija Alloush made it out alive from Syria's battle-ravaged Raqa with her five children, but she lost her seven-year-old son to the biting...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel

  Reuters with additional input from News Desk | President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of...

Dramatic drone footage shows Rohingya refugees entering Bangladesh

Drone footage shows vast numbers of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar entering Bangladesh, arriving by boat and walking through flooded fields. The United Nations High...

Modi Govt accuses Rohingya refugees of terror links with Pakistan..?

News Analysis |  India's government said on Monday it has evidence showing some Rohingya in the country have ties to "terror organizations" and pose a...

Delhi feels threatened by hapless Rohingya refugees

News Analysis | The Indian government has told its Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees are a threat to the country's national security. The top court...

Bloodshed continues in Syria

News Analysis | A Syrian military unit was ambushed on Thursday by insurgent near the capital, Damascus, triggering a firefight that killed 28 government troops....

Refugee or migrant? Sometimes the line is blurred

A dozen years before the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe’s shores would force policymakers to take heed, Michael Winterbottom’s 2002 docudrama In this World brought the...

Refugees are helping others in their situation as social entrepreneurs

While on the run from war, persecution and natural disasters, refugees are actually helping others in their situation. They are creating organizations and enterprises...

The Kurds Are Ethnically Cleansing Arabs From Raqqa, And The World...

Andrew Korybko | The global media -- to their credit – are focusing on the brutality of the US-backed Raqqa campaign, though they’re avoiding any serious...

Extension of the amnesty law: Syrian hopes of a ‘new’ life...

Sophie Mangal | The number of the Syrian refugees from the territories controlled by the Islamic State has increased at the checkpoints located in the...

Pak-Afghan relations improving as both countries review previous no go areas

Imtiaz Gul | Multi-tier border management mechanism, a Pakistani demand stone-walled by Kabul on the pretext that "terrorists don't use regular border crossings". Ahead of the...

Afghanistan’s Options: India’s Treachery or Regional Cooperation

Dr. Shahzad Latif | Back in the 1970s and 80, when the people of Afghanistan needed liberation from the Soviet oppression, Pakistan stood by their side....

Why Do Humans Dying in Pakistan Matter Less than when Dying...

Muhammad Feyyaz | The London attack on March 22, 2017, has generated intense international condemnation alongside the pouring in of solidarity assurances from global leaders...

Afghan Refugees in Pakistan: A Continuing Challenge

Amina Khan | Pakistan has provided shelter to one of the world’s largest protracted refugee populations - more than 5 million Afghan refugees have been...

Sixth Census: A bright beginning but fraught with challenges.

Abdul Rahim| After a lapse of nearly two decades, the sixth census in Pakistan’s history finally started on 15 March. 2017.  This intricate exercise will...

With German-Russian relations hitting rock bottom: Merkel heads for Moscow

 Alexander Mercouris German Chancellor Angela Merkel, facing a possibly difficult election in Germany later this year, is traveling to Moscow on 2nd May 2017. Merkel has...

Census will allow smaller provinces in Pakistan to get their rightful...

Pakistan has launched its first census after almost 19 years, last one was held in 1998. This is despite the fact that it is...

Pakistan compelled to strike in Afghanistan against ISIS?

Jan Achakzai "I direct and authorize my armed forces and law enforcement agencies to eliminate the enemy where ever they are with the full force...

My Dad: The illegal refugee who hired Americans

Michael LeRoy| At a recent rally in Maine, Donald Trump delighted followers by saying the U.S. should block access from certain countries, even to refugees...

Details of the ‘dumb’ refugee deal for which Trump insulted Australian...

What was this refugee deal about that got Donald Trump all excited and hyper-ventilating? The agreement was made with the Obama administration in November...

Saudi King Agrees to Trump’s suggestion on safe zones in Syria

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Salman, in a telephone call on Sunday with U.S. President Donald Trump, agreed to support safe zones in...

Jewish groups denounce Trump’s ban on Muslims to USA

The Anti-Defamation League vowed to “relentlessly” combat US President Donald Trump’s executive order ban on Muslims including Syrian refugees and citizens of seven Muslim...

Trump set to restrict immigration: no entry to USA for visa...

US President Donald Trump is expected to sign several executive orders today that will restrict immigration from Syria and six other West Asian and African countries,...

Changing Global Order: Challenges & Opportunities for UN’s new Secretary General? 

Minahil Toor | Antonio Guterres, became world's top diplomat on Jan 1, 2017. He has replaced Ban Ki Moon, as UN's Secretary General and will...

Afghanistan Itself Is Now Taking In the Most Afghan Migrants

SAMARKHEL, Afghanistan — There is one country in the world that is now taking in more Afghan migrants than all the countries in Europe...

Greek parents padlock school against refugee children as education plan gets...

Greek parents padlocked the gates of a school on Tuesday in protest against a controversial plan to allow refugee children access to education. The parents waved...

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