Last update: 2018-06-28 10:34:27
Creating an EU-wide deal on immigration and asylum is a priority for Thursday’s meeting of EU leaders in Brussels. Though the scale of immigration is not as high as in 2015 (when thousands were coming ashore daily on Greek islands), according to the BBC, tighter cooperation between migrants’ home countries and transit countries still must be developed.
Warring parties in South Sudan agreed to a permanent ceasefire, reports Fidelis Mbah of Al-Jazeera. The agreement spurs hope that the country's four-and-a-half-year-long civil war will finally come to an end.
Rohingya women in Bangladesh struggle to support themselves and their families as trend of husbands abandoning wives increases. Helen Nianias explains that these women, newly resettled in Bangladesh and often with children to care for, find support and hope in the relationships they forge with other women who have experienced similar circumstances.
Jessica Grant of the Brookings Institution explains the implications and practical effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 ruling to bar entry to most travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries.