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Fire breakout in Syrian refugee camp kills 2 children in Lebanon, 8 injured

Two children were killed in a fire break out due to gas leak in al-Raed Syrian refugee camp in a Lebanon town on Sunday.

published on : 3rd July 2017

Jolie urges children to fight for universal human rights

Actress Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Special Envoy has urged children to stand up and to fight for universal human rights.

published on : 27th June 2017

More than 40 Somali refugees shot dead off Yemen coast: Officials

Somali refugees including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat on the Red Sea

published on : 17th March 2017

Over 95,000 stranded Indians evacuated from abroad in past two years: Centre

"95,665 Indian nationals were assisted, evacuated and brought back to India during the last two years," Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.

published on : 16th March 2017

Revised Trump travel ban gets first legal blow following restraining order by judge          

The setback happened after a federal judge halted enforcement of the directive that would deny US entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum.

published on : 11th March 2017

Migrant arrivals to Italy register record high in 2017

The number of unaccompanied minor migrants also remained very high: some 1,670 lone children were registered among the new arrivals up to February 27.

published on : 7th March 2017

Palestinians clash with Israeli settlers in West Bank

An Israeli army spokeswoman said one settler was lightly wounded in the clashes after Palestinians tried to block the access road to the settlement.

published on : 3rd March 2017

Germany's Merkel heads to Egypt, Tunisia to reduce migrant flows

Merkel, who faces elections in September, has been under intense pressure to reduce the number of asylum seekers coming to Germany

published on : 2nd March 2017

As South Sudan refugee flood continues, tales of abuse emerge

More than 100,000 people have fled a single county in South Sudan in just three months as civil war continues amid warnings of genocide.

published on : 1st March 2017

United Nations suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas ties

The Israeli defense body COGAT said al-Hindi was elected to Hamas' politburo in a secret vote this month, though al-Hindi denied that.

published on : 27th February 2017

Canada to welcome 1,200 Yazidi refugees from Iraq

Since coming to power in late 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has resettled 40,000 Syrian refugees. 

published on : 22nd February 2017

Sri Lankan prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says refugees in Pacific camps safe to come home

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made the comments during a visit to Australia in which he discussed with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull co-operation on combating people smuggling.

published on : 15th February 2017

Trump, Trudeau grapple with differences on refugees, trade

Trudeau said that Canada has always understood that keeping Canadians safe is one of the fundamental responsibilities of any government.

published on : 14th February 2017

Britain sees criticism for limiting lone child refugees to 300

The Conservative government has placed a limit on the number of lone child refugees it will accept into the country, citing fears that people traffickers were exploiting the system.

published on : 9th February 2017

Bangladesh orders work begin at proposed Rohingya island

Bangladesh is seeking international support for its plan to relocate the Rohingya to Thengar Char in the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 9th February 2017
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