Children Learn to Be Children Again. After Release by Armed Groups. In the transit center for children formerly associated with armed groups, in Bambari, Central African Republic, Jonathan* a 16-year-old boy, is sitting on the floor and going through a big bag full of [continue reading].
“ORDINARY PEOPLE LIVING THROUGH EXTRAORDINARY TIMES” While academics in the field of (forced) migration are more often than not aware of these complexities, public perceptions are often skeptical of narratives that recognize refugees as people ‘like you and I’ who find [continue reading].
Japan inflicted “immeasurable damage and suffering on innocent people” during World War Two, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said as he expressed “profound grief” for those who died. In a much-anticipated speech marking 70 years since Japan [continue reading].
BEIRUT: Syria’s al Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front abducted five more rebels believed to have been trained by the United States after raiding areas along the Turkish border in the past 24 hours, a war monitoring group said on Tuesday. The British-based Syrian Observatory for [continue reading].
Al Qaeda’s Syria wing said on Friday it had detained members of a Syrian rebel group who had just returned from U.S. training, in a direct challenge to Washington’s plan to train and equip insurgents to combat the hard-line Islamic State group. In a statement that [continue reading].