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More than 70 mn forcibly displaced worldwide: UNHCR

More than 70 mn forcibly displaced worldwide: UNHCR

The number of people fleeing violence, persecution and conflict in 2018 has exceeded 70 million globally - the highest number in the UN r...Read More

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Bangladesh, Myanmar form joint group to repatriate Rohingyas

Dhaka : Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday formed a 30-member joint panel to oversee repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months, ...Read More

Priyanka Chopra receives Mother Teresa Memorial award for Social Justice

Priyanka Chopra receives Mother Teresa Memorial award for Social Justice

New Delhi: Angelina Jolie, the Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), was among the first to take...Read More

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8 lakh Rohingyas in acute situation: UN

United Nations : UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohi...Read More

Rohingya refugees says Kill us here but don’t send us back

Rohingya refugees says Kill us here but don’t send us back

Hyderabad: Anxiety is writ large on the faces of over 3,800 Rohingya Muslims living in this city amid reports that the Indian government ...Read More

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India should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees: Human Rights Watch

New York : India should abide by its international legal obligations and should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, ...Read More

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Delhi to deport Rohingya refugees, even those with UN registration

New Delhi : All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee...Read More

UN chief urges Arabs to unite against Syria war

UN chief urges Arabs to unite against Syria war

Zaatari Refugee Camp (Jordan): UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders today to set aside their differences to confront Syria’s ...Read More

UNHCR for immediate transfer of refugees, asylum seekers on Manus Island, Nauru

UNHCR for immediate transfer of refugees, asylum seekers on Manus Island, Nauru

Washington: The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has called for the immediate transfer of refugees and asylum seekers out of the Aus...Read More

Rescuers pull out survivors of deadly Ecuador quake

Rescuers pull out survivors of deadly Ecuador quake

Pedernales (Ecuador): Rescuers and desperate families clawed through rubble, pulling out survivors two days after an earthquake that kill...Read More

European border closures to worsen chaos: UNHCR chief

European border closures to worsen chaos: UNHCR chief

Lesbos (Greece):  Border closures by European states alarmed by the migration crisis will cause “further chaos and confusion”, the new he...Read More

Over 110,000 migrants have crossed Med to Europe this year

Over 110,000 migrants have crossed Med to Europe this year

Geneva: More than 110,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Greece and Italy so far this year, and 413 have lost th...Read More

3 children among new migrant deaths in Aegean

3 children among new migrant deaths in Aegean

Athens: Four more migrants, three of them children, died attempting to cross the Aegean Sea to reach safety in Europe, the Greek coastgua...Read More

UN concerned about Greece refugee situation

UN concerned about Greece refugee situation

United Nations: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that it was extremely concerned about the situation in Greece, which has been hosting ...Read More

Rohingya Muslims put under scanner

Rohingya Muslims put under scanner

Govt calls meet with 7 states on July 20 on the  community’s vulnerability to radicalisation

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1.70 lakh Lankan refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs : UNHCR

Chennai:  Even five years after end of the civil war between Sri Lankan government and LTTE, over 1.70 lakh people remain either as refug...Read More

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People fleeing Myanmar by sea worries UN

United Nations: The UN refugee agency has received worrying reports that a growing number of the Myanmar people are fleeing their country...Read More

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Centre tries to placate DMK on Lankan Tamils issue

New Delhi: Seeking to placate UPA ally DMK which has threatened to pull out of Union Cabinet over plight of Sri Lankan Tamils, Union Mini...Read More

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