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Pope Francis to visit two fragile African nations: DR Congo and South Sudan

The Star 29 Jan 2023
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis starts a trip on Tuesday to two fragile African nations often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people grappling with hunger. Read full story ... .

Voice to parliament no campaign to push for recognition of migrants as well as Indigenous people

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
Asked if this would include recognition of migrants in the constitution, Mundine said “migrants and refugees who have come here – recognise their story, about the circumstances of how they’ve come here and their contribution to Australia” ... stories of the day and why they matter.

Morning Mail: Djokovic triumphs, hundreds of school abuse claims revealed, $300m boost to arts

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
Full Story. Refugees and supporters rally outside the Immigration Department in Melbourne ... Full Story also hears from Lilliana Sanchez and Marina Khan about their experiences migrating to Australia. For more, our interactive graphic shows how immigration policies have changed the makeup of Australia.Full StoryFull Story.

Photos: Every Tom Hanks movie ranked from worst to first

North Shore News 29 Jan 2023
Specifically, it tells the story of Sherman McCoy (Hanks), a high-powered bond trader whose life begins to unravel after his mistress (Melanie Griffith) runs over a black teenage boy ... It's based on the true story of Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian refugee who lived in Charles de Gaulle Airport for a whopping 18 years ... Toy Story 4 (2019).

They left Kyiv for Connemara. This is what happened next

The Times/The Sunday Times 28 Jan 2023
And while the welcome the community has given to the Ukrainians has, says Mary, been “brilliant”, stories posted on social media incorrectly allege that “refugees are drinking on the streets and causing riots in the hotel, and that they wrecked the bedrooms”, reports Karl, who is palpably cautious about saying too much to me.

God puts into our lives people we need

Messenger-Inquirer 28 Jan 2023
As my mother was growing up on her family’s farm, she heard stories of the women who had worked alongside their husbands as they cleared the land ... She passed on those stories to us, her children ... An acquaintance from my time in Jerusalem was given a grant to interview refugees from a village in Iraq that was destroyed.

Never forget the Holocaust survivors detained in Mauritius

Cleveland Jewish News 27 Jan 2023
The story of German ocean liner MS St. Louis, whose more than 900 Jewish refugees the Roosevelt administration turned away in 1939, proving a death sentence for 255, is famous ... In response, the British transferred the refugees to the Indian Ocean via the Suez Canal ... The refugees ...

How the Holocaust is remembered in the land of Anne Frank

Cleveland Jewish News 27 Jan 2023
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and I took the opportunity to speak with Contreras not only about Dutch memory, but how the Netherlands may serve as an example of how countries deal with Holocaust memory and the national stories they tell ... I’ve actually been able to visit these formerly Jewish homes and hear the stories.

Russian activist, 80, fights on despite crackdown

Yahoo Daily News 27 Jan 2023
While many fellow Russians opposing the war decided to leave their country, Gannushkina headed home to step up her decades of refugee work ... Since the start of the war nearly a year ago, Gannushkina and her colleagues have helped some 22,000 Ukrainian refugees across Russia ... "The stories are horrible ... "Refugees started pouring in and I found my place.

Arab League, Egypt condemn deadly Israeli raid in West Bank

The Siasat Daily 27 Jan 2023
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit condemned in the “strongest terms” an Israeli raid on Jenin city and Jenin refugee camp that reportedly killed at least nine Palestinians ... (Except for the headline, the story has not been edited by Siasat staff and is published from a syndicated feed.).

Historical rock opera remounts as unplugged concert experience in Edmonton

North Shore News 27 Jan 2023
EDMONTON — A theatre company is remounting its production of a musical tragedy, based on a true story of Irish immigrants finding solace in Canada, in an unplugged concert experience ... Christenson said he heard the story when he was growing up in southern Ontario ... This story was ...

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

Canoe 27 Jan 2023
Story continues below ... Story continues below ... Story continues below ... Bogdan Bartnikowski, a Pole who was 12 years old when he was transported to Auschwitz, said the first images he saw on television last February of refugees fleeing Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine triggered traumatic memories. Story continues below ... Story continues below.

What Kids Learn From Hard Conversations

The Atlantic 27 Jan 2023
as a refugee, including her near-death experiences. She wasn’t sure that her boys were ready to hear her story, but she also understood that they had to learn it. Some stories, though, have no comforting resolution ... “I knew, as they didn’t yet, how her story ended,” he wrote.

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