The Australian government will now take 12,000 additional refugees from Syria. But is it enough?
This weekend, Austrian activists organised a convoy to deliver aid to refugees stranded in Hungary.
I spoke to one of the people behind a report called "The Poor Are Getting Richer and Other Dangerous Delusions" about how this week's World Economic Forum in Davos will get things wrong.
Sep 3, 2014
At the request of the United States, Australia will be delivering arms and ammunition to the Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State in Northern Iraq.
In the last decade, thousands of young migrants have left Senegal on rickety fishing boats hoping to find work in Europe. Many have died at sea, leaving behind a new class of women: the "sea widows," as a local newspaper called them.
The area surrounding Ciudad Altamirano was hit hard by Hurricane Manuel, but in the immediate aftermath the federal government did little to help.
Sittwe, the capital of Burma's restive Rakhine state, is a town divided. Or, put more accurately, segregated, thanks to the majority Buddhist Rakhine people developing a passion for beating, raping, and murdering members of the local Muslim Rohingya minor…