Syrian refugee

Germany Aghast after Syrian Bomb Suspect Kills Himself in Jail

BERLIN, Oct 13 – Police and judicial officials in the German state of Saxony faced a blaze of criticism on Thursday after a Syrian man suspected of plotting to bomb a Berlin airport killed himself in a detention centre where he had been deemed not at risk of suicide. Jaber Albakr, 22, who evaded police

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Being First in Mexico Makes Young Syrian Refugee A Campus Celebrity

By Tim MacGabhann AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico, March 2 – Essa Hassan is not only the first Syrian refugee to land in Mexico, his status makes him a bit of a celebrity at the Panamerican University, where students wave at him in greeting as he walks across campus. Proudly, Hassan noted, his official designation in Mexico is

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Canada Divided as 25,000 Syrian Refugees Settle In

TORONTO, Feb 20 – Canadians remain divided about the resettlement of Syrian refugees, with some saying Canada should accept more despite a series of racist incidents that have marred a mostly smooth arrival of nearly 25,000 migrants, a poll showed on Friday. Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was elected in October on a promise to accept

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