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Iconic Photo of Dead Syrian Boy Boosts Refugee Fundraising

The photo of Kurdi appeared in media across the world in the days after he drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in September 2015......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 11th, 2017

How a plan to resettle 100 Syrian refugees ripped apart a small Vermont town

BIAP Photo/Elise Amendola Chris Louras, the former mayor of Rutland, Vermont, had a plan to bring 25 Syrian refugee families to town. Many residents criticized Louras over what they saw as the 'secrecy' in which t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017

How a plan to resettle 100 Syrian refugees blew up a small Vermont town

BIAP Photo/Elise Amendola Chris Louras, the former mayor of Rutland, Vermont, had a plan to bring 25 Syrian refugee families to town. Many residents criticized Louras over what they saw as the 'secrecy' in which the plan was carried out. The issue di.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017

Famous photo of drowned Syrian toddler boosted fundraising for refugees 100-fold

Famous photo of drowned Syrian toddler boosted fundraising for refugees 100-fold.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2017

Syrian Refugee Arrested After Seeking €180,000 From ISIS To Drive Truck Bombs Into European Crowds

Two weeks after a Tunisian man, Anis Amri, whose German asylum request had been rejected, rammed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market and was later shot dead by Italian police, the German state prosuector's office said on Monday that a Syrian migrant.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 2nd, 2017

Photographer, a former refugee, sues Trump in Chicago over Skittles tweet

A British photographer and former child refugee has sued the Trump campaign for allegedly using his photo of a bowl of Skittles in a tweet against accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. David Kittos filed the copyright infringement suit this week in a Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 20th, 2016

Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Commits Suicide

A Syrian refugee arrested this week for plotting a terror attack in Germany was found dead in prison in the latest setback for a security operation marred by police mishaps......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 13th, 2016

Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Killed Himself, Lawyer Says

A Syrian refugee arrested this week for plotting a terror attack in Germany was found dead in prison in the latest setback for a security operation marred by police mishaps since it began at the weekend......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 13th, 2016

Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Committed Suicide, Lawyer Says

A Syrian refugee arrested this week for plotting a terror attack in Germany was found dead in prison late Wednesday......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 12th, 2016

The US explains why it created a new Kurdish-dominated force in Syria at the risk of Turkey"s wrath

AP Photo/Hussein Malla The US-led coalition has set up a Kurdish-dominated "Border Security Force" in Syria. The move has enraged Russia, Iran, the Syrian regime, and es.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2018

Ford"s Future Plans Are a Lot Like These Dead-On Predictions From 25 Years Ago

The carmakerunveiled a visionto remake transportation and cities at CES. Another iconic company did something similar decades ago and nailed it. Mostly......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 11th, 2018

At least 20 people dead, hundreds arrested: Here"s everything you need to know about the protests rocking Iran

AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi Iran was rocked this week by the largest protests in the country since 2009. Pro- and anti-govern.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2018

12 are dead, hundreds arrested: Here"s everything you need to know about the protests rocking Iran

AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi Iran was rocked this week by the largest protests in the country since 2009. Pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets starting Thursday and gr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 1st, 2018

Syrian Baby Hit in Airstrike Becomes Symbol of Humanitarian Campaign

A social-media campaign aims to draw attention to the worsening humanitarian situation in Syria by asking people to tweet a photo of themselves covering one eye in solidarity with an infant who lost an eye in a regime airstrike......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 22nd, 2017

Sesame Street Just Landed a $100 Million Grant to Help Refugee Kids

Grover and Cookie Monster lend a felt hand to the Syrian crisis. Big Bird better learn to say Snuffleupagus in Arabic. The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Sesame Workshop and the Internation.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 21st, 2017

A top private equity recruiter explains why there"s a "perfect storm" for hiring right now

AP Photo/Lance Murphey Fundraising and "dry powder" in the private-equity industry is booming. This "perfect storm" has stoked demand for talent and increased compensation for junior-level employees, according to top recruitment firm Heidrick & .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 11th, 2017

How solar power changed the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordan

REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed Azraq refugee camp in Jordan recently became the first solar-powered refugee camp on earth. "Thanks to solar energy, we now feel like we have rejoined the 21st century," said one refugee after solar power ended frequent power outag.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 10th, 2017

This photo says it all about Russia"s involvement in Syria

Mikhail Klimentyev/AP Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made an unannounced visit to Russia to meet with Vladimir Putin. The two presidents discussed bringing the Syrian Civil War to an end ahead of peace talks in Geneva. Assad praised Putin, th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2017

Here"s the early proposal for Anthony Scaramucci"s book, which is now dead in the water

AP Photo/A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2017

Senate GOP campaign arm cuts fundraising ties with Roy Moore after sexual misconduct allegations

AP Photo/Brynn Anderson A Washington Post report detailed several instances of sexual misconduct by GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore with teenagers. The National Republica.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 10th, 2017

Four dead as Rohingya refugee boat sinks off Bangladesh

An overcrowded boat ferrying Rohingya refugees from Myanmar capsized today off the coast of Bangladesh, police said, killing at least four people on board.Police said that the vessel sank in rough w........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 31st, 2017