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Chicago Tribune
First-ever Olympic refugee team to be 'symbol of hope' in Riothese high-level refugee athletes will finally have the chance to pursue their
First-ever Olympic refugee team to be 'symbol of hope' in Rio
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
these high-level refugee athletes will finally have the chance to pursue their dreams," UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said. "Their participation in the Olympics is a tribute to the courage and perseverance of all refugees in... Read more
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CBC.ca
Good morning, Afghanistan: Kabul trip begins with deadly wake-up bombingbombing in Kabul. (Reuters) I was in Afghanistan as part of a group following
Good morning, Afghanistan: Kabul trip begins with deadly wake-up bombing
CBC.ca / Posted 11 days ago
bombing in Kabul. (Reuters) I was in Afghanistan as part of a group following the UN high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi. The morning after we arrived, we awoke at 5:50 a.m. to the sound of a huge explosion. A suicide bomber had... Read more
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Mashable
Chelsea Handler, Ertharin Cousin among first confirmed 2016 Social Good Summit speakersthe United Nations Development Programme Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director o
Chelsea Handler, Ertharin Cousin among first confirmed 2016 Social Good Summit speakers
Mashable / Posted 12 days ago
the United Nations Development Programme Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Chelsea Handler, Comedian, Host Jazz Jennings, LGBTQ rights... Read more
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DW
IOM highlights refugee drownings |people in nations south of the Mediterranean and aging societies in wealthier n
IOM highlights refugee drownings |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
people in nations south of the Mediterranean and aging societies in wealthier northern nations. UN refugee agency head Filippo Grandi warned Europe not to think that dwindling arrivals meant the problem had gone away. Of the world's 65 million... Read more
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Quartz
The small Canadian county that banded together to open their homes to Syrian refugeesabout it,” Newland adds. The United Nations will hold a high level summit on re
The small Canadian county that banded together to open their homes to Syrian refugees
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
about it,” Newland adds. The United Nations will hold a high level summit on refugees and migrants in September, and Filippo Grandi, who heads the UNHCR, has already said that Canada’s model should be exported around the world. Australia has... Read more
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New Kerala
backed meeting on forced displacement crisis in Central America urges regional responsibility-sharing - newkerala.com #87783as individuals with disabilities, are most acute. Opening the event on Wednesd
backed meeting on forced displacement crisis in Central America urges regional responsibility-sharing - newkerala.com #87783
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
as individuals with disabilities, are most acute. Opening the event on Wednesday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, stressed the importance of embracing regional responsibility-sharing mechanisms, with concrete actions in... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees until year endnot forcibly repatriate Afghan refugees when the new deadline expires. The Uni
Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees until year end
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 27 days ago
not forcibly repatriate Afghan refugees when the new deadline expires. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited Pakistan this week. He announced an increase in the assistance package for Afghan refugees who opt to... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees until year endnot forcibly repatriate Afghan refugees when the new deadline expires. The Uni
Pakistan extends stay of Afghan refugees until year end
Brandon Sun / Posted 27 days ago
not forcibly repatriate Afghan refugees when the new deadline expires. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited Pakistan this week. He announced an increase in the assistance package for Afghan refugees who opt to... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan extended deadline Afghan refugee repatriationyear. The government has extended the deadline on the request of United Nation
Pakistan extended deadline Afghan refugee repatriation
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
year. The government has extended the deadline on the request of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi. According to the sources, Grandi asked the government during his visit to Pakistan last week to extend the... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
Warren Times Observer / Posted 27 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
WSMV Nashville / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animalthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Boomer Phelps celebrates with stuffed animal
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breastthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breast
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breastthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breast
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breastthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breast
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breastthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breast
WSMV Nashville / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breastthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breast
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breastthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Cordes just shy of world record in 200 breast
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
DiRado adds to her Olympic schedule with 200 IMthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
DiRado adds to her Olympic schedule with 200 IM
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
DiRado adds to her Olympic schedule with 200 IMthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
DiRado adds to her Olympic schedule with 200 IM
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
DiRado adds to her Olympic schedule with 200 IMthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
DiRado adds to her Olympic schedule with 200 IM
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
The Latest: Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
The Latest: Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Adams advances after disqualification scarethem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Adams advances after disqualification scare
WSMV Nashville / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nathan Adrian posts top time in 100m freethem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Nathan Adrian posts top time in 100m free
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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First Coast News
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
First Coast News / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Missy Franklin earns trip to Rio in 200 freethem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Missy Franklin earns trip to Rio in 200 free
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Missy Franklin earns trip to Rio in 200 freethem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Missy Franklin earns trip to Rio in 200 free
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Missy Franklin earns trip to Rio in 200 freethem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Missy Franklin earns trip to Rio in 200 free
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Nathan Adrian posts top time in 100m freethem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Nathan Adrian posts top time in 100m free
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400
WSMV Nashville / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KING5 Seattle / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
KTVB Boise / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Allyson Felix trying to qualify in 200, 400
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trialsthem (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world."
Hurdler Lolo Jones withdraws from Olympic Trials
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 28 days ago
them (refugees) the same opportunity as all the other athletes of the world." The meeting follows Tuesday's talks with Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The 10 refugee athletes will complete in swimming, track... Read more
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