The world's first humanitarian summit is being held in Istanbul in an attempt to tackle what the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II — it says 125 million people around the world are currently in need of some form of humanitarian aid.
Thousands of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan still languish in European cities, awaiting asylum and the rights and privileges that come with it. But life must go on in the meantime. And in Athens, that means the City Plaza Hotel.
The old camp was a humanitarian disaster pitched on muddy flats. The new one is on dry ground, with numbered cabins and plenty of showers and toilets for everyone. But the new comforts can't erase the anguish of its inhabitants.
In Canada, an imam from Iran has joined up with his next-door neighbor, a Reform rabbi, to help raise funds to resettle families fleeing civil war. What brought the unlikely duo together? It began with parking.
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