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'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..

'Britain has granted asylum to less than 300 Syrian refugees since the start of 2014 - an embarrassing number compared to Germany, where up to 800,000 refugees are expected to be registered this year alone .. "The government's response to the refugee crisis has been wholly inadequate, and we are being shamed by our European neighbours. It is our duty under UN law, but also as human beings, to offer a place of safety, and play a role internationally to share our responsibilities ..

World Press Photo - General News Singles, Silver Medal: Giovanni Sestini, Italy — Boat refugees rescued by the Italian navy in June

World Press Photo - General News Singles, Silver Medal: Giovanni Sestini, Italy — Boat refugees rescued by the Italian navy in June

Associated Press photographer Muhammed Muheisen has captured candid photos of Afghan refugee children playing in a slum on the outskirts of ...

Associated Press photographer Muhammed Muheisen has captured candid photos of Afghan refugee children playing in a slum on the outskirts of ...

PHOTOS. Le cruel exode des réfugiés dans le froid

PHOTOS. Le cruel exode des réfugiés dans le froid

PHOTOS. Le cruel exode des réfugiés dans le froid  SERBIA January 8th 2015

PHOTOS. Le cruel exode des réfugiés dans le froid SERBIA January 8th 2015

Syrian Refugees: The not so fun Facts Infographic. The Syrian War now enters its 4th year. Millions of Syrians have been displaced, ½ of whom are children left without proper schooling. If the situation does not improve dramatically, Syria risks ending up with a generation disengaged from education & learning. | infographic | Dubai

Syrian Refugees: The not so fun Facts Infographic. The Syrian War now enters its 4th year. Millions of Syrians have been displaced, ½ of whom are children left without proper schooling. If the situation does not improve dramatically, Syria risks ending up with a generation disengaged from education & learning. | infographic | Dubai

Tiger of Heavy Panzer Regiment Bäke in beginning of 1944 on Eastern Front. In January 1944, 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion, together with the II.Abt/Panzerregiment 23 and some infantry units, formed Panzer-Regiment Bäke(Schweres-Panzer-Regiment Bäke) under Oberst Dr. Franz Bäke.The regiment was to be used in “fire-brigade” duties in the southern sector of the Eastern front. In January 19... Afficher la suite

Tiger of Heavy Panzer Regiment Bäke in beginning of 1944 on Eastern Front. In January 1944, 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion, together with the II.Abt/Panzerregiment 23 and some infantry units, formed Panzer-Regiment Bäke(Schweres-Panzer-Regiment Bäke) under Oberst Dr. Franz Bäke.The regiment was to be used in “fire-brigade” duties in the southern sector of the Eastern front. In January 19... Afficher la suite

Submitted Story: "Western NC Confederates: The Laughter Family of Henderson County" - The Laughter family of Henderson County provided the Confederacy with nine men, two brothers and seven cousins, to fight for Southern independence. They were all farmers. Many of the cousins were in their teens and enlisted together in Ransom’s Brigade, the 25th Regiment NC, Company A, Edney’s Grays in Hendersonville, NC on May 15, 1861, thinking the war would be short and would get them off their...

Submitted Story: "Western NC Confederates: The Laughter Family of Henderson County" - The Laughter family of Henderson County provided the Confederacy with nine men, two brothers and seven cousins, to fight for Southern independence. They were all farmers. Many of the cousins were in their teens and enlisted together in Ransom’s Brigade, the 25th Regiment NC, Company A, Edney’s Grays in Hendersonville, NC on May 15, 1861, thinking the war would be short and would get them off their...

Andrew Tatham reveals the men of the 8th Berkshire Regiment's inspiring stories | Daily Mail Online

Andrew Tatham reveals the men of the 8th Berkshire Regiment's inspiring stories | Daily Mail Online