Syrian refugees
Refugee deaths in Mediterranean Sea Over 70 dead and scores missing after boat full of migrants sinks off Syrian coast

Most of the refugees were Lebanese or Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The boat had left the Miniyeh region a few days before and was headed for Europe

Syrian parliament denounces proposed Turkish aggression as an occupation

Turkey announced last month that its forces will resume operations inside northern Syria to create “safe zone” as a buffer against possible terrorist strikes by Kurdish forces

Turkey is readying for yet another invasion of Syria  

Turkey had carried out a similar invasion of northern Syria in October 2019 claiming to create a “safe zone” 30 km inside the Syrian border. The invasion had killed nearly 700 civilians and displaced over 300,000

Australia’s public school teachers protest for better pay, conditions and other stories

Today we look at the strike public school teachers in Australia, threats against Colombian presidential frontrunner Gustavo Petro, and more

Syrian refugees in Turkey Turkey is aiming to repatriate over one million Syrian refugees, claims Erdogan 

Nearly four million Syrian refugees in Turkey are facing increased xenophobia with most of the opposition blaming them for the current economic problems and demanding their repatriation 

Ukrainian refugees Are European countries having second thoughts on Ukrainian refugees?

Enthusiasm towards Ukrainian refugees shown in the early days of the war has started waning with some countries raising the sustainability issue and seeking wider international sharing of responsibilities    

Refugee deaths at Greece-Turkey border At least 12 refugees die of cold on Greece-Turkey border 

Both Turkey and Greece have blamed each other for the tragic deaths, with the Turkish interior minister calling the European Union’s policy of pushing back refugees “inhuman”

War in Syria War-ravaged Syria demands end of sanctions and occupation of its territories by US and others

The Bashar al-Assad government in Syria has called the sanctions and the occupation crimes against humanity and a form of economic warfare 

China, U.S. discuss cooperation and communication in virtual meet and other stories

Today we look at the virtual summit between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, the condition of migrants at the Poland-Belarus border, and more

Despite opposition, Turkish parliament extends mandate of military deployment and aggression in Syria and Iraq

Turkey has occupied a large part of Syrian territory, citing threats from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the inflow of refugees. However, Syria has accused it of supporting rebel fighters and prolonging the war

Israel and Hamas announce ceasefire in Gaza and other stories

Today we look at the ceasefire announced by Israel and Hamas, violent arrests of student protestors from a rural school in Mexico, and more

Syrian refugees Denmark Opposition grows to revocation of Syrian refugees’ residency permits by Denmark

Activists and human rights groups claim that the Danish government’s move to declare parts of Syria safe for the refugees and asking them to return is based on a wrong assessment of the ground realities