Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts

Friday, April 28, 2017

Le secteur touristique en Turquie continue à souffrir

Le secteur touristique en Turquie n'a pas fini de manger son pain noir. Les revenus issus de cette activité ont en effet reculé de 17,1% au premier trimestre par rapport à la même période de 2016, selon des statistiques officielles publiées vendredi.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

UN calls on European countries to protect refugees from freezing to death & abuse

 At least five refugees have reportedly perished from exposure in a European cold snap since the beginning of the year amid reports of police violence against asylum seekers, including confiscation of phones and clothing, the UN’s refugee agency reported.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Terrorism, refugee crisis and populism affect Europe's tourism: expert

The Syrian conflict, terrorism, refugees and the rise of populism are seriously affecting the tourism map in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, an expert with the European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI) said in Utrecht Tuesday.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record amid Middle East heatwave – UN

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Close to 3,000 migrant deaths recorded

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that some 2,954 migrants and refugees have drowned attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea this year.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Israel's Dead Sea will dry out by 2050: experts

The world famous Dead Sea, the lowest point on Earth and also the planet's saltiest body of water will dry out by the year 2050, experts have warned.

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Recycling program launched to clean migrant waste trail on Greek island

The huge "mountains" of life jackets and dinghies left behind by thousands of refugees on the beaches of the Greek island of Lesvos over the past year bring hope and possible job opportunities for recession-hit locals as authorities have launched a recycling program this spring to protect the environment and generate revenues.

Monday, February 01, 2016

Jordan says unable to support Syrian refugees alone

Jordan said Sunday it is incapable of servicing Syrian refugees without support from the international community, reported the state-run Petra news agency.

Monday, January 04, 2016

Danish Gov't Introduces Border Control With Germany

The Danish government introduced on Monday temporary border controls at the country's border with Germany, fearing further refugee arrivals, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said.

Friday, October 16, 2015

UN refugee agency backs plan to boost protection for people fleeing disasters and climate change

UN, 16 October 2015 – The United Nations refugee agency has joined 110 nations to strengthen steps to protect people displaced across borders by disasters and climate change.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Jordan gets 30 mln euros loan from Germany to finance water projects

Jordan signed a 30 million euros soft loan agreement with the German Development Bank to finance water projects, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

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