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2015/05/28 17:27
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AGADEZ, Niger In a sandy compound in the Niger desert town of Agadez, a white-turbaned imam blesses a circle of African migrants, some of them little more than boys, to protect them on the journey...
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2015/05/28 16:45
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ROHINGYA. The Rohingya flee Myanmar amidst ethnic tension. Photo by EPA DOHA, Qatar – Gas-rich Qatar pledged $50 million on Thursday, May 28, to help Indonesia shelter Muslim Rohingya migrants from...
2015/05/28 14:28
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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Simon Henshaw announced May 23 in Kyiv that the United States is providing $18 million in additional U.S....
2015/05/28 13:11
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Ghat, Libya - In the shadow of Ghat's ancient medina, a small cluster of migrants from West African and Sahel states take refuge under the hilltop fort from the scorching sun. They are searching for...
2015/05/28 11:30
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In Brussels today, where he was addressing the European Parliament, the United Nations Secretary-General today the important role played by the European Union in boosting the UN agenda, particularly...
2015/05/28 10:50
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BANGKOK (AP) � In the past month, more than 3,000 desperate, hungry people have landed on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, drawing international attention to a crisis in Southeast Asia....
2015/05/28 09:38
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HRW says migrant crisis should be `top priority` for Asian meeting in Bangkok The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged South Asian nations to give top priority to the region's migrant crisis during the...
2015/05/27 22:14
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Syrian migrant Aliaa Hwijah sought refuge in Greece in May 2015. Syrian migrant Aliaa Hwijah and her partner Mohammad survived the perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe after being...
2015/05/27 16:39
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Soldiers tortured him and evicted his family from its home. A smuggler sold him into slavery. A broken-down boat ended his chances of escaping to Australia, leaving him stranded at sea before...
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Bangladesh has proposed to send tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees to a southern island in an attempt to solve the vast humanitarian crisis in South East Asia. The bizarre plan, which has been...
2015/05/27 16:17
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Thousands of migrants are stranded in the Bay of Begal after being abandoned by their traffickers, with the United Nations declaring a "massive humanitarian crisis". Authorities in Thailand, Malaysia...
2015/05/27 14:29
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Travelling around South Sudan to see efforts made by the United Nations to protect civilians in the country, the Secretary-General's Special Representative, Ellen Margrethe Løj, who also heads the UN...
2015/05/27 08:19
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Migrants wait to be be rescued by Acehnese fishermen on their boat on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/S. Yulinnas) The illegal journeys made across the sea by...
2015/05/27 07:02
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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union will seek to shift the migration burden away from Italy and Greece by relocating 40,000 asylum seekers to other EU countries, according to a draft document seen by...
2015/05/27 06:56
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MANILA: An estimate of 2,621 migrants are still stranded at sea, the United Nations' refugee agency UNHCR disclosed in a press conference on South East Asia's migrant crisis, jointly hosted by the...
2015/05/26 10:45
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... urging European leaders to address this issue in a more comprehensive way and a collective way," he said, adding that any approach should also look at the "roots" of the problem in countries of...
2015/05/26 10:43
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ZAMBOANGA - Some internally displaced families have started to voluntarily demolish their temporary homes after almost two years of living at the Grandstand evacuation center. They have stayed in the...
2015/05/25 15:29
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Algiers — Algeria has recently refused a request by the European Union (E.U.) to host an airbase for unmanned reconnaissance drones that can track down boats carrying illegal migrants through the...
2015/05/25 03:08
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter: US can help defeat IS, but only Iraqis can sustain the victory WASHINGTON (AP) - The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence...
2015/05/24 23:56
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JAKARTA: The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) announced on Sunday (May 24) nearly half of the close to 1,700 people it rescued from the sea are victims of human trafficking...
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