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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Aleppo: Ceasefire Announced in the Besieged Syrian City to Evacuate Civilians

Syrian rebels have confirmed that a ceasefire has been agreed in the country to allow civilians and remaining rebel fighters trapped in the besieged city of Aleppo to evacuate.

China Pledges $100 Million For Refugee Crisis.

China Pledges $100 Million Aid to Resolve Global Refugee Crisis

China plans to step up its effort to resolve the global refugee crisis by providing $100 million and creating an additional $1 billion fund.

Republican Presidential Candidates Attend NY GOP Gala In New York City

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez Hits Back at Donald Trump, Says She Won't be Bullied by GOP Nominee

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez has hit back at Republican presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump saying that she will not be bullied after the real estate mogul said in a new statement that he thinks she is not doing her job.

Sergey Ponomarev

Russian Photographer Wins China International Press Photo Contest

Russian photographer Sergey Ponomarev has been declared winner of the highest award of the China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) for his photo of refugees ferrying to Europe.

Forced from Home

Refugees, Displaced People to Surpass Record 60 Million This Year: UN

The United Nations (UN) expects the number of refugees and displaced people throughout the world to far exceed a record 60 million by the end of this year.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally greets planeload of Syrian refugees in Toronto

First Plane of Syrian Refugees Receive Warm Welcome From Canadians, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau

Canada has welcomed a planeload of Syrian refugees on Thursday. They were personally greeted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau himself, who promised to give a new and better life to the 25,000 individuals.

Stretched to the Limit

French PM: Europe Cannot Continue to Take in so Many Refugees

Europe can no longer provide sanctuary for vast numbers of refugees fleeing the on-going conflict in the Middle East, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has been quoted saying on Wednesday.

ISIS Threatens New York

ISIS Already in America, Says Syrian Community Leader

A leader of the Syrian Community in New York City believes that the ISIS has already landed on American soil, according to New York Post.

Alabama Governor Refuses Entry Of Syrian Refugees To His State After Paris Terror Attacks

Alabama Governor Refuses Entry of Syrian Refugees to His State After Terrorist Attacks in Paris

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has vehemently refused the idea of the relocation of Syrian refugees to his state following the terrorist attacks in Paris this past Friday.

Syrian Refugees, United States

U.S. President Barack Obama Plans to Accept More Syrian Refugees by 2016

President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the United States will take 1,500 to 10,000 more Syrain refugees by 2016. The U.S. is facing international criticisms for not helping enough in the ongoing humanitarian crisis.

Kurdish refugees

UN Halts Food Aid Program For 1.7 Million Syrian Refugees

The United Nations has suspended its food aid program for Syrian refugees in Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon, with 1.7 million predicted to go hungry in the coming winter unless substantial financial injections could be made.

ISIS Crisis

Turkey Closes Border As Thousands Of Syrians Flee ISIL Attacks

Turkey closed down its border with Syria as more than 130,000 refugees rushed to escape the attacks of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in their country.

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