from The Great Debate:

Why migrants are going to great lengths to avoid this EU country

By Tania Karas
September 28, 2015

Refugees walk inside the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp in Cyprus

Refugees walk inside the Kokkinotrimithia refugee camp in Cyprus, September 6, 2015. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

from Photographers' Blog:

Seeking refuge in Sweden

July 2, 2014

Stockholm, Sweden

By Cathal McNaughton

Gaining the trust of asylum seekers I met in Sweden and taking pictures that would grab the viewer's attention and convey the tremendous struggles and dangers they had faced was a challenge.

from Photographers' Blog:

Afghan refugees – Seeking sanctuary

February 27, 2014

Brussels, Belgium

By Francois Lenoir

It was a cold, wet morning when I passed through the doors of the Church of Saint John the Baptist at the Beguinage, a grand 17th century building in the center of Brussels.

from Africa News blog:

Was it right to grant refugee status to white South African?

September 2, 2009

Canada's decision to grant refugee status to white South African Brandon Huntley has drawn anger from the ruling African National Congress, which described it as racist, and has again stirred the race debate in South Africa 14 years after the end of apartheid.

from Fan Fare:

Hey Megan Fox, watch out for “Golden Girl” Betty White

August 4, 2009

betty-whiteLast week, was among a number of men's websites that announced Tuesday would be a day without 23-year-old starlet Megan Fox. And just who did the writers and editors at Asylum think they could rely on to replace Fox? Why, Betty White of the 1980s senior citizen TV series "Golden Girls."

from Fan Fare:

A day without Megan Fox? Websites for men say yes

July 29, 2009

Megan Fox this year has made the news every time she walked down the red carpet, offered a teasing sound bite, or did just about anything on a public street or right-of-way. The sex symbol whmegan-foxo starred in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," the year's biggest movie so far, seemingly can do no wrong when it comes to getting attention.

from Africa News blog:

Back to Africa?

August 18, 2008

Members of Sierra Leone's U15 football team FC Johansen pose for a team photo in Freetown

Earlier this month, players in a Sierra Leonean football team were hailed as heroes when they returned from Sweden - because they all came home.