Refugee tide places huge strains on Europe

Over 7.8 million people have fled Ukraine since conflict began A boy with his mother in an indoor sports stadium being used as a refugee center in the village of Medyka on a border crossing between Poland and Ukraine, in March. (PETROS GIANNAKOURIS / AP) This year European countries have...

Flood of refugees puts bloc under strain

In this file photo taken on June 02, 2022, refugees from Ukraine line up for information at a booth at a job fair for Ukrainians organized by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Berlin on June 2, 2022. (JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP) European countries have opened up to...

Sudan summons Ethiopian envoy after 29 bodies found

Ethiopian refugees, who fled the Tigray conflict, gather their belongings upon their arrival at the Tenedba camp in Mafaza, eastern Sudan on January 8, 2021, after being transported from the reception center. (ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP) KHARTOUM - Sudan's foreign ministry on Wednesday said it had summoned the Ethiopian Ambassador...

Refugee group praises govt decision on jabs

A co-founder of the Society for Asylum-Seekers and Refugees has welcomed plans to include the city's 13,000 such claimants in the Covid vaccination programme, saying it shows the government is being responsive to their concerns. The government said on Tuesday that it's planning to administer vaccines for around 13,000 asylum...