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Turkey's Syrian refugees try to adapt to their new home

Aug 12, 2013
About half a million Syrians have fled their country's violent conflict and settled in Turkey. Many are grateful to be taken in but also fearful about being kicked out.
Posted In: syria, turkey, refugee, refugees

China's urban refugees: Leaving pollution, city life behind

Mar 27, 2013
In the midst of a national urbanization campaign, more and more young urban professionals in China are quitting their jobs and starting over in the pollution and stress-free environment of rural mountainous Western China.
Posted In: China, air pollution, refugees

The economic impact of Syrian refugees

Dec 11, 2012
The United Nations said today that more than half a million Syrians have fled to other countries in the region, as the revolution against the Syrian government rages back at home.
Posted In: syria, refugees

In Turkey, Syrian refugees use their skills

Aug 21, 2012
Some 70,000 refugees have fled the fighting in Syria and crossed over into Turkey. Even in the refugee camps, some are showing entrepreneurial flair.
Posted In: syria, turkey, refugees, Entrepreneurship

Establishing a life post-Katrina

Aug 17, 2012
A fisherman's son escapes Vietnam to New Orleans, only have to have to escape again.
Posted In: Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana, New Orleans, refugees, Entrepreneurship

Syrian refugees face financial uncertainty

Aug 3, 2012
Thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flood border communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. Both government and non-government aid organizations are scrambling to accommodate them.
Posted In: refugees, hardship, warzone, poverty, syria, NGOs

Somali refugees set up businesses in camps

Nov 18, 2011
After being forced to flee their homeland, refugees set up at camps in Kenya have continued on with life, including starting up businesses.
Posted In: East Africa, Kenya, refugees

MID-DAY UPDATE: Oil prices concern consumers, HBO taps job-strapped market

Mar 3, 2011
Unrest in Libya continues, and as stranded workers wait to return to their countries, Britain and France have volunteered aircraft to evacuate...
Posted In: action figures, advertisements, Britain, Egypt, federal budget, Federal Reserve, France, gas prices, HBO, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, recession, refugees, television, toys, TV commercials, unrest

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