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LGBTQ Refugees Seek Better Future in Europe

The trauma of a perilous boat journey to Greece still fresh in her mind, Tolay performed a ritual she'd felt too unsafe to undertake...

Refugees, Migrants Risk Death as Bitter Cold Grips Europe

U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter...

UN: Death Toll Among Refugees Crossing Mediterranean Is Highest Ever

The U.N. refugee agency estimates nearly 4,200 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore...

UNHCR 2016 Estimates Cuts in Refugees Arriving to Europe via Greece Route

The outlook of how many refugees are expected to reach the shores of Greece has been drastically cut by the U.N. refugee agency, according...

More Money Needed for Refugees and Migrants in Greece, Balkans

The U.N. refugee agency reports a multi-million-dollar appeal begun early this year on behalf of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants in Greece...

Border Closures Heighten Fear Refugees May Use Adriatic Connection

Huma rights groups and organized crime experts are expressing rising alarm at the prospect of Syrian and Iraqi war refugees — many of them...

UNHCR Proposes Plan to Address Europe’s Refugee Crisis

The U.N. refugee agency reports that the refugee situation in Greece is rapidly deteriorating, with about 30,000 people living under miserable conditions, but it's...

UNHCR: Restrictive European Policies Won’t Keep Refugees Away

The U.N. refugee agency has expressed concern over the increasingly restrictive policies being adopted by European countries against asylum seekers. It warns the measures...

Refugees Scramble to Reach Europe Before Winter

The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, reports a spike in arrivals in Greece as a result of a last minute scramble by refugees and migrants...

500 People Feared Dead in Mediterranean

The U.N. refugee agency is confirming reports that up to 500 people may have lost their lives when an overcrowded boat capsized and sank...