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2014/09/15 10:29
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UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visited the naval rescue headquarters in Malta yesterday, on a weekend in which new boat sinkings were being...
2014/09/15 10:29
2014/09/15 10:29
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2014/09/08 06:29
2014/09/08 06:29
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By Onche Odeh (lagos), Stella Omona (abuja), Clement Ekong Yola — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) says Cameroun is currently home to about 39,000 Nigerian...
2014/09/04 10:57
2014/09/04 10:57
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The number of people who have fled Syria and registered as refugees amid the country's civil war will surpass 3 million Friday, and a further 6.5 million are believed to be displaced within the...
2014/09/04 07:29
2014/09/04 07:29
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The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) yesterday condemned the ongoing terrorist attacks in Nigeria, saying that the continuous attacks by insurgent groups in north-east had...
2014/09/03 15:26
2014/09/03 15:26
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Ukraine crisis: Russian president Vladimir Putin hopes ceasefire will be finalised by September 5 Russian president Vladimir Putin says he hopes a peace agreement between Ukraine and pro-Russian...
2014/09/03 00:30
2014/09/03 00:30
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Conflict in Ukraine drives more people from their homesWednesday, 3 September 2014, 11:36 amPress Release: UN NewsOngoing conflict in eastern Ukraine drives more people from their homes – UN2...
Read more at Scoop.co.nz, New Kerala
2014/09/03 00:30
2014/09/03 00:30
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Recent attacks in Nigeria send thousands fleeing to CameroonWednesday, 3 September 2014, 11:46 amPress Release: UN NewsRecent attacks in Nigeria send thousands fleeing to Cameroon for refuge – UN2...
2014/09/02 11:03
2014/09/02 11:03
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At least 260,000 have been displaced within Ukraine, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said, adding that Moscow has reported that another 260,000 people have sought asylum in Russia. Those numbers were...
2014/08/29 21:38
2014/08/29 21:38
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Nearly half of all Syrians have been forced to leave their homes, with the number of refugees who have fled the country swelling past three million, according to a United Nations High Commissioner for...
2014/08/25 03:28
2014/08/25 03:28
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Over 20,000 people risked their lives during sea crossingsMonday, 25 August 2014, 2:46 pmPress Release: UN NewsOver 20,000 people risked their lives in Indian Ocean sea crossings this year – UN...
Read more at Scoop.co.nz, Independent
2014/08/23 02:31
2014/08/23 02:31
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Click here for detailed news of all items700,000 Iraqis flee ISIL, take refuge in Kurdistan: UNUN: The UN refugee agency says about 700,000 Iraqis have fled their homes and taken refuge in the...
Read more at Deepika, Press TV
2014/08/22 15:47
2014/08/22 15:47
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About 700,000 Iraqis have gathered in the Kurdish north after being driven from their homes by jihadist fighters, the United Nations said today as it stepped up a massive aid operation to the...
2014/08/22 13:31
2014/08/22 13:31
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BAGHDAD (AP) - Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops...
2014/08/22 13:31
2014/08/22 13:31
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BAGHDAD (AP) - Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants appealed to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a...
2014/08/21 22:45
2014/08/21 22:45
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In a press conference on Wednesday in response to the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, U.S. President Barack Obama described the group as a "cancer" that must...
2014/08/21 08:29
2014/08/21 08:29
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The UNHCR said Ethiopia has taken over Kenya as the country in the region that hosts the highest number of refugees. Ethiopia now hosts 629, 718 refugees and asylum seekers while Kenya hosts 575, 334...
2014/08/21 03:28
2014/08/21 03:28
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UN Launches Major Humanitarian Aid for Displaced PeopleThursday, 21 August 2014, 3:11 pmPress Release: UN NewsIraq: UN Refugee Agency Launches Major Humanitarian Aid Push for Displaced PeopleWorkers...
2014/08/20 14:58
2014/08/20 14:58
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Iraqi forces halted a short-lived offensive Tuesday to recapture Tikrit, home town of executed dictator Saddam Hussein, due to fierce resistance from Islamic state fighters who have also threatened to...
2014/08/20 13:26
2014/08/20 13:26
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TONY JONES, PRESENTER: There has been shock and disgust around the world at the video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley, apparently by Islamic State militants in retaliation for...
2014/08/20 12:47
2014/08/20 12:47
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The photographs in this gallery were taken at a concert given by the Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble at Boughton House in Northamptonshire. As part of a varied programme, the ensemble gave the world...
2014/09/15 10:29
2014/09/15 10:29
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