France urged to take in more Syrian refugees

Aid groups claim France is not living up to its obligations by accepting only a limited number of asylum seekers.

    The United Nations has called on European nations do more to help the more than two million Syrian refugees who mostly fled to neighbouring countries. 

    Refugee groups claim France is not living up to its international obligations, while the country promises to accept more people.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.