Six-year-old US boy offers home to Syrian child refugee in letter to President Obama

Six-year-old Alex from New York sent a letter to US President Barack Obama asking Syrian refugee Omran Daqneesh to come and live with him. Footage of the bloodied five-year-old boy emerged earlier in 2016, after he was dragged from a destroyed building in Aleppo. In his letter to the White House, Alex offers to share his bike and toys with Daqneesh, and said he would teach him addition and subtraction. A clip of Alex reading his letter has now gone viral, and has been viewed over four million times on Facebook. 5 days ago

Theresa May: All countries have the right to control their borders

UK Prime Minister Theresa May told the United Nations on 19 September that refugees should claim asylum in the first safe country they reach and that countries have a right to control their borders. She was speaking at a sideline event of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly on the global refugee and migrant crisis. 7 days ago

Theresa May: All countries have the right to control their borders

UK Prime Minister Theresa May told the United Nations on 19 September that refugees should claim asylum in the first safe country they reach and that countries have a right to control their borders. She was speaking at a sideline event of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly on the global refugee and migrant crisis. 7 days ago

Bystanders save woman from burning car after 10-car pileup

Mayor Rich David of Binghamton, New York, released footage on his Facebook page showcasing the heroics of a group of people who saved a woman from her burning car after a 10-car pileup on 25 August, Route 17. The woman was pulled from her car only suffering minor cuts and bruises, and there were no fatalities in the incident. 27 days ago