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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

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Germany has taken in almost one million refugees this year...
The number of arrivals currently stands at four times the total for all of 2014.
'Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat'
A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.
Turkey and the EU have agreed a €3 billion aid deal to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
Turkey insists the money is “for migrants, not for Turkey”.
Ikea has designed an amazing new shelter for refugees
It can last up to three years, while current UN tents only last about six months due to harsh weather conditions.
France to EU: We need to wake up and defend ourselves against terrorists
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuv said Paris received no warnings about Abdelhamid Abaaoud.
Seven children among 14 drowned after boat sinks off Turkey
It comes as politicians from sixty nations, including Ireland, gather for a summit in Malta.
Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.
Far-right extremists planned to set fire to migrant camps in Germany
It’s the latest incident in a wave of violence against migrants and their supporters, in Germany.
Woman gives birth on board migrant boat in the Mediterranean
The 25-year-old mother was making her way to Europe from Cameroon.
"Would we choose Isis or the regime? We want neither, we want a third choice..."
29-year-old Syrian Motasem Hajali has lived in Ireland since February 2014.
'Devastating and incredible': Irish volunteers on life in the Jungle
“You’re in France and within five or six steps you’re walking into a third world country.”
One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece
The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.
This photographer's 'migrant chic' fashion shoot hasn't gone down very well
He has since taken it offline.
Body of baby boy found washed up on beach of Kos hotel
Authorities believe the child was part of a migrant family which tried to reach Kos in a dinghy.
Channel Tunnel closed as migrants occupy complex
The cross-channel rail line has been a repeat target for migrants attempting to reach Britain.
In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.
Charity asks people to STOP donating items for refugees as they're inundated
People have donated over €80,000 and thousands of items.
Banksy's theme park taken apart to build refugee shelters
After five weeks and 150,000 visitors, the artist’s take on Disneyland is no more.
This 11-year-old from Cork is busking twice a week to raise money for refugees
Milo McCarthy has raised over €7,000 since starting the appeal.
North Korea is in no doubt who it blames for the refugees 'sweeping the whole of Europe'
North Korea, by contrast, is a “cradle of happy life”.
US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.
Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown
There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.
These people have locked themselves in a container for 24 hours
There’s just one very small portable toilet.
There's a Syrian refugee family living in the Vatican
They’ve been there since Pope Francis called on parishes to take in a family.
Body of another drowned toddler washes up on beach in Turkey: report
The reported tragedy comes just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world.
Croatia closes borders after 'mayhem' of migrants breaking through police lines
The country experienced an influx of people after Hungary introduced tougher measures earlier this week.
'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.
Chaos as Hungarian police fire tear gas and water cannon at migrants
Tensions had been building for several hours after refugees were left at the fence without food, water or information.
Fine Gael councillor defends letter saying Syrian 3-year-old's family 'were not fleeing for their lives'
Darren Scully appeared on Today FM’s The Anton Savage Show this morning.
Google is doing its bit to help ease the migrant crisis today
The search behemoth has included something a little different on its main page this morning.
Migrant crisis latest: ANOTHER emergency summit has been hastily arranged
It comes as Hungary effectively closes its border with Serbia – trapping several hundred people on the Serbian side.
Fine Gael councillor says drowned Syrian 3-year-old and family "were not fleeing for their lives"
Former mayor of Naas Darren Scully made the statement in a letter to the Sunday Times. Scully was forced to resign as mayor after being caught up in a racism row in 2011.
Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees
Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.
Charity box with hundreds of euro for refugee crisis stolen from Dublin burrito bar
It is estimated the collection box had up to €450 in it.
Refugees 'won't get to choose what country they go to'
“That doesn’t exist anywhere in the world.”
'If somebody destroyed your house and raped half your family, what would you do?'
Irish citizen Ghandi Mallak says no Syrian wants to flee their county, they are forced to – and anyone in their position would probably do the same.
This Sky News report on a refugee crossing to Greece is causing a bit of a stir
Journalist Alex Crawford joined a group of people making the journey from Syria to Greece.
What will happen when the bed-pledgers are contacted to make good on their promise?
‘Is pledging a bed a true sign of solidarity or just an empty promise to ease first-world guilt?’ asks Brian O’Flynn.
Disturbing video shows fenced-in refugees fed sandwiches 'like animals in pen'
Women and children were caught in the chaotic scrum.
Poll: Do you support Ireland's plan to take in 4,000 refugees?
Details were announced this morning.