european migrant crisis
Those missing off the coast of Libya include 10 women and two children, including a two-month-old baby.
One in 18 migrants trying to reach Europe by sea died or went missing this year -- more than double the rate last year, per a report from the U.N. refugee agency.
Viktor Orban has led the anti-migrant shift that now threatens to fracture the European Union.
But populist parties excel at stoking fears that aren't necessarily connected to reality.
Many in the country can no longer stomach her open-door policy towards migrants and refugees, even as people keep trying to reach Europe.
The warm blanket of a return to days gone by feels good to many.
They want European leaders to step in as Turkey pushes for an EU bid.
The World Post
ATHENS, Greece -- Europe can, and must, prepare for the return of so many who will be called upon to rebuild destroyed societies. Crucially, they will become the architects and engineers of new societies that can withstand the authoritarianism of dictators, fundamentalists and populists.
There are currently almost 60 million refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) around the world. This is the most at any time since World War II -- a devastating reminder on International Migrants Day.
The World Post
The influx of refugees to Europe is a symptom of a massive, growing problem that needs to be addressed. Instead of turning on victims of terror, let's turn our attention toward the terrorists themselves.
When I lay down in my comfortable apartment in Budapest, Hungary, all I could see in my mind are images of babies and little children lying on the dirty floor of Budapest's railway stations, or a damp field near the border waiting for their transfer to a new, safer and better life.
This is the tale of Saeed Othman Mohammed.
Last May, I mused on the possibility of a tech bubble and projected that the NASDAQ would plateau for the remainder of 2015. Midway through these expectations, let's calibrate my crystal ball...
Do we calculate our compassion -- our own humanity -- against the measure of individual faces and particular stories or against the staggering reality of the math? The millions fleeing. The miles of razor-wire.
The crisis didn't come out of nowhere.