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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A federal official says the pace of refugees emigrating from the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar to Fort Wayne is expected to level off in the years ahead. Fort Wayne is home to more than 6,000 immigrants from Myanmar,...
Tags: U.S. Department of State, Politics, Burma
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending about 200 troops to Jordan, the vanguard of a potential U.S. military force of 20,000 or more that could be deployed if the Obama administration decides to intervene in Syria to secure chemical weapons arsenals...
Reuters* U.N. says more than 70,000 people killed in Syria war * Number of refugees could hit 3.5 million by end of year * Syria blames terrorism, sanctions for people's plight By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, April 18 (Reuters) - Syrian families have...
ANTAKYA, Turkey — In newly printed textbooks at dozens of Syrian refugee schools, a small piece of Middle East geography has been amended. Seventy-five years ago, Turkey annexed the northern Syrian territory of Hatay against the will of Syria, but...
Responding to Rafael Medoff's Op-Ed article Sunday detailing FDR's reaction to Jews facing persecution in Nazi Germany, reader Robert Ouriel wrote in a letter published Friday that "as an American and a Jew, I found [Medoff's] criticism of Franklin D....
Jordan on Wednesday opened a second camp to shelter the increasing numbers of refugees pouring out of Syria, one day after a United Nations official warned that the regional crisis had hit “a breaking point.” About 100 Syrians arrived...
Tags: Iraq, United Nations, Alternative Energy, Water Supply, Politics
BEIRUT — The number of Syrian refugees, who already total more than 1 million, could double or even triple this year if the conflict continues unabated, the United Nations top refugee official said Sunday. “If this escalation goes on...
Tags: Turkey, United Nations, Bashar Assad, Politics
ROME -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pledged an additional $60 million in aid to Syrian opposition forces Thursday, including food and medical support directly to armed rebels for the first time but turning aside their demand for weapons. Kerry,...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Nabil Ahmad was at his desk at a logistics support firm last spring when an explosion ripped through the office. Windows shattered. The ceiling collapsed. "I thought it was an earthquake — or the end of the world," the...
By the time their rickety boat was rescued last week off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, nearly a hundred of the weakened passengers had lost their lives – roughly three times as many as survived. The starving people had endured nearly two...
Tags: United Nations, Bodies of Water, Oceans, Sri Lanka, Politics
Warren St. John was skeptical of the blizzard warning that told him to prepare for Aberdeen weather, but the New York City-based author made it to his speaking engagement at Northern State University on Monday without incident. St. John is the...
Gay Htoo, a Karen refugee from Myanmar, settled in Spokane, Wash., three years ago, but the prospect of a full-time job attracted him to Aberdeen. "Before, I could usually only get part-time work, but a friend told me there were jobs here," he said....
Apr 19, 2013 |Story| AP Indiana
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