Drone footage of migrants stuck near Macedonian borde

Hope springs eternal. It is what keeps young men like Muzahmen al-Turki trekking to these muddy parts. It is what keeps young women like Aysla, with her children in tow, behind him. It is the force that propels them – like almost every refugee – past the shelters that come in the form of hastily erected camps, past the army barracks, sports halls and tent cities that would otherwise keep them inGreece. Hope is also what Europe’s politicians never considered: men, women and children, Read more […]

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Meet Japanese Grumpy Cat, Who Is Even Grumpier Than The Original One

“From the dawn of time they came; moving silently down through the centuries, living many secret lives…” Meet Koyuki, the Scottish fold cat that is angrier than Grumpy Cat, and with whom Koyuki will no doubt battle one day for Internet supremacy. Cleverly named Koyuki, which means “light snow” in Japanese, this dangerous feline has been hiding out for nine years in Yokohama. Now, as the hour for battle draws near, the only thing you need to remember is, “There can be only one!” Read more […]

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A true love story, Loving Husband Plants a Field of Scented Flowers for His Blind Wife

When Mr. and Mrs. Kuroki married in 1956, they took on a difficult, yet gratifying, life together. Every morning, the pair would rise early to care for their 60-cow dairy farm and they raised two children along the way. They barely had time to rest, but hoped their hard work would one day pay off when they retired and took a trip around Japan. Unfortunately, these plans changed when Mrs. Kuroki’s diabetes caused her to unexpectedly lose her eyesight at the untimely age of 52. She was absolutely Read more […]

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2-Year-Old Left To Die in Nigeria

“Thousands of children are being accused of being witches and we’ve both seen torture of children, dead children and frightened children.” These are the words of Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven, who rescued this abandoned, starving two-year-old Nigerian boy. Sick with worms and malnutrition, the boy, now named Hope, had been wandering the streets for eight months. Hope was discovered on January 31st, and has been receiving medical attention since; thanks to Ms. Loven, he Read more […]

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Ai Weiwei Covers Berlin’s Konzerthaus With 14,000 Refugee Life Jackets

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is critical of the European response to the refugee crisis. On February 13th, he unveiled a striking installation at Berlin’s Konzerthaus, where he had wrapped the building’s columns in 14,000 discarded refugee life jackets that had been discarded on the Greek island of Lesbos. Staged in coordination with the Cinema For Peace gala on February 15th, according to Weiwei, every lifejacket symbolizes an individual life for whom then landing at Lesbos is just Read more […]

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