Plenty of refugees' quest for a new life ends in Greece
Moufid in his hotel room in Athens. (AFP)
'I've always hated waiting and now that's all I do'
He got to Greece in May, two months after an EU-Turkey agreement entered into force, confining asylum seekers to remain on the Greek islands on which they arrived and calling for their systematic return to Turkey.
Source: AFP Correspondent
The Refugee Olympic Team Showed They Have Plenty to Offer, in Spite of Tragic Stories
By overcoming the many challenges they faced, they came to symbolise the Olympic spirit and its values which at times have been stained by acts of corruption, doping scandals and other controversies.
Source: Global voices
“Five Points on France and the ‘Burkini’ Ban” by Edwin Nasr
The footage has sparked outraged online as anyone following the #BurkiniBan hashtag on Twitter can realize.
Source: Hummus for thought
Why Did the Saudi Regime and Other Gulf Tyrannies Donate Millions to the Clinton Foundation?
That the Clinton Foundation has done some good work is beyond dispute. But that fact has exactly nothing to do with the profound ethical problems and corruption threats raised by the way its funds have been raised. Hillary Clinton was America’s chief diplomat, and tyrannical regimes such as the Saudis and Qataris jointly donated tens of millions of dollars to an organization run by her family and operated in its name, one whose works has been a prominent feature of her public persona.
Source: The Intercept
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