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New Kerala
Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016, says senior UN officialNew York, Feb 6 : The world is facing a political, economic, moral and social c
Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016, says senior UN official
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New York, Feb 6 : The world is facing a political, economic, moral and social crisis as governments and communities struggle to provide effective solutions for the unprecedented numbers of people fleeing war, instability or persecution, the top... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hopes for Geneva IIIRegardless of how people describe the Geneva III Conference, whether as negotia
Hopes for Geneva III
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Regardless of how people describe the Geneva III Conference, whether as negotiations, a roundtable or consultations, everything suggests that there is a consensus between the US and Russia, the two countries that have the greatest influence on the... Read more
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CTV News
Billions pledged, Cameron urges world leaders to dig deep for Syrian refugeesLONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron urged world leaders on Thursday
Billions pledged, Cameron urges world leaders to dig deep for Syrian refugees
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron urged world leaders on Thursday to dig deep to help millions of victims of Syria's civil war -- even as diplomatic efforts to end the conflict stuttered and stalled. Pledges of billions of dollars in... Read more
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Gulf News
World leaders pledge billions for Syria refugeesDubai: The UAE announced the provision of Dh503m, ($137m) during the country’s
World leaders pledge billions for Syria refugees
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Dubai: The UAE announced the provision of Dh503m, ($137m) during the country’s participation in the fourth Syria donors’ conference. World leaders gathered in London on Thursday to pledge billions of dollars in aid for refugees fleeing Syria’s civil... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift2016-02-04 18:32 Falak al Hourani looks up at her mother after arriving Rome's
Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
2016-02-04 18:32 Falak al Hourani looks up at her mother after arriving Rome's Fiumicino International Airport. (Gregorio Borgia, AP) Rome - A 7-year-old Syrian girl suffering from a rare... Read more
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Gulf News
UAE pledges Dh503 million for Syrian refugeesDubai: The UAE announced the provision of Dh503m, ($137m) during the country’s
UAE pledges Dh503 million for Syrian refugees
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Dubai: The UAE announced the provision of Dh503m, ($137m) during the country’s participation in the fourth Syria donors’ conference. World leaders gathered in London on Thursday to pledge billions of dollars in aid for refugees fleeing Syria’s civil... Read more
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Toronto Star
Canadian sponsors fear for Sudanese refugees facing deportation from JordanThe Sudanese man, who cannot be identified because he and his sponsors fear for
Canadian sponsors fear for Sudanese refugees facing deportation from Jordan
Toronto Star / Posted 3 days ago
The Sudanese man, who cannot be identified because he and his sponsors fear for his safety, is now in hiding but hundreds of others among the 3,500 Sudanese refugees in Jordan registered with the United Nations as protected persons have already been... Read more
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Aljazeera
Q&A: 'Inhumane, unsafe and unfit for children'On 29 June, Sri Lankan asylum seekers were intercepted by Australian Navy and C
Q&A: 'Inhumane, unsafe and unfit for children'
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
On 29 June, Sri Lankan asylum seekers were intercepted by Australian Navy and Customs vessels off the coast of the Australian Territory of Christmas Island. Their boat had engine problems and they were grateful for what they thought was a rescue... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lebanon: Refugee women from Syria face heightened risksTuesday, 2 February 2016, 2:17 pmPress Release: Amnesty InternationalAMNESTY IN
Lebanon: Refugee women from Syria face heightened risks
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 2:17 pmPress Release: Amnesty InternationalAMNESTY INTERNATIONALPRESS RELEASELebanon: Refugee women from Syria face heightened risk of exploitation and sexual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Addis Ababa for AU SummitAddis Ababa — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has arrived in the Ethiopian capi
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf in Addis Ababa for AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Addis Ababa — President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa to join her colleagues at the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union. According to a dispatch from Addis Ababa, the Liberian leader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Holds Meetings With Ivorian Leader, PartnersPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday, January 29, held bilateral talks wit
Pres. Sirleaf Holds Meetings With Ivorian Leader, Partners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday, January 29, held bilateral talks with her Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara, who is also attending the 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly in Addis Ababa. The closed-door... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
20 000 Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan borderPrefabricated metal homes at the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jor
20 000 Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan border
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Prefabricated metal homes at the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan. (AFP) Amman - The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan's border and waiting for permission to enter has risen to 20 000, with 4 000 to 5 000 more arriving in... Read more
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Daily Mail
At least 10,000 refugee children have 'vanished into sex work'At least 10,000 refugee children have 'vanished into sex work and slavery trade
At least 10,000 refugee children have 'vanished into sex work'
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
At least 10,000 refugee children have 'vanished into sex work and slavery trade' after arriving in Europe Thousands of young migrants targeted by criminals and are now missing Evidence some are being sexually exploited with communities in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Arrives in Addis Ababa for 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union - Hold Meetings With Ivorian President Ouattara, UNHCR's Grandi, Adb President AdesinaPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Aba
President Sirleaf Arrives in Addis Ababa for 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union - Hold Meetings With Ivorian President Ouattara, UNHCR's Grandi, Adb President Adesina
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa to join her colleagues at the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union. According to a dispatch from Addis Ababa, the Liberian leader arrived at the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Europe pulls up drawbridgesWestern countries are going out of their way to deter desperate refugees, write
Europe pulls up drawbridges
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
Western countries are going out of their way to deter desperate refugees, writes Shannon Ebrahim. The image of an old, desperate refugee woman being stripped of her jewellery, watch, cash and any valuables by an officer of the state, conjures up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fighting in Eastern DRC Forces Thousands to FleeGeneva — More than three years after a major rebel offensive was defeated by UN
Fighting in Eastern DRC Forces Thousands to Flee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Geneva — More than three years after a major rebel offensive was defeated by UN and government forces in Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu province, the area remains extremely volatile and producing displacement. Since November, waves of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
OECD and UNHCR Back Increased Refugee IntegrationParis, France — Two leading international organizations, the Organization for E
OECD and UNHCR Back Increased Refugee Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Paris, France — Two leading international organizations, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today called on governments to step up efforts to help refugees integrate and contribute to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
More than 30 migrants drown in MediterraneanA boat capsized near the Greek island Samos, spilling an unknown number of peop
More than 30 migrants drown in Mediterranean
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
A boat capsized near the Greek island Samos, spilling an unknown number of people into the frigid sea. At least 25 drowned, 10 of them children. Rescuers plucked 10 people from the waves. In a separate incident, the Italian navy recovered six bodies... Read more
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Rappler
Germany to tighten asylum rules as Sweden, Finland plan deportationsTOUGHER AYSLUM POLICIES. A group of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan,
Germany to tighten asylum rules as Sweden, Finland plan deportations
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
TOUGHER AYSLUM POLICIES. A group of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, who declared that they will seek asylum in Germany or Austria, board the train to Croatia at the train station in the south Serbian city of Presevo, January 25, 2016.... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Britain to take in refugee childrenBritain will take in some unaccompanied refugee children from Syria, North Afri
Britain to take in refugee children
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 days ago
Britain will take in some unaccompanied refugee children from Syria, North Africa and other conflict areas, the Home Office (interior ministry) says, but it's not indicating how many. This is in addition to the 20,000 Syrian refugees the government... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
More than 30 migrants, many children, drown in Mediterranean2016-01-28 22:26 Belgrade - More than 30 migrants drowned in two separate inci
More than 30 migrants, many children, drown in Mediterranean
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
2016-01-28 22:26 Belgrade - More than 30 migrants drowned in two separate incidents in the Mediterranean on Thursday when their boats and dinghies overturned or sank. A boat capsized near... Read more
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Herald Sun
Canada’s hot PM tells Leo to zip itCANADIAN Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Leonardo DiCaprio to tone down his
Canada’s hot PM tells Leo to zip it
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
CANADIAN Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Leonardo DiCaprio to tone down his “inflammatory rhetoric” on climate change, saying it was not helping those who have lost their oil-industry jobs. At a dinner later in the day, Trudeau, elected in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Congolese Refugees Flee New South Sudan FightingEzo — Congolese refugee Pierre fled violence several years ago, and hoped that
Congolese Refugees Flee New South Sudan Fighting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Ezo — Congolese refugee Pierre fled violence several years ago, and hoped that he had found a place of safety in this border town in South Sudan - then security deteriorated rapidly and without warning. Clashes erupted between the so-called Arrow... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Human Rights Watch: Aquino gov’t lacks accountability, fails to deliver on promisesMANILA, Philippines – A report from an international human rights group on Wedn
Human Rights Watch: Aquino gov’t lacks accountability, fails to deliver on promises
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – A report from an international human rights group on Wednesday concluded that President Benigno Aquino III’s six-year term lacks accountability and failed to fulfill its promise to improve human rights in the country. In a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UK to take in some refugee children separated from familiesLONDON: Britain will take in an unspecified number of migrant children who have
UK to take in some refugee children separated from families
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
LONDON: Britain will take in an unspecified number of migrant children who have been separated from their parents by conflicts in Syria and other countries, the government said Thursday. Officials will work with UN refugee agency UNHCR to identify... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece seeks answers to migration crisis after EU ultimatumATHENS: Under fire over its handling of the EU's migration surge, Greece cannot
Greece seeks answers to migration crisis after EU ultimatum
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
ATHENS: Under fire over its handling of the EU's migration surge, Greece cannot hope to manage the influx unless Brussels and neighbouring Turkey keep their side of the bargain, experts say. The European Commission on Wednesday (Jan 27) blasted... Read more
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Rappler
Greece seeks answers to migration crisis after EU ultimatumRefugees and migrants walk after disembarking from the ferry 'Eletherios Venize
Greece seeks answers to migration crisis after EU ultimatum
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
Refugees and migrants walk after disembarking from the ferry 'Eletherios Venizelos' at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, January 23, 2016. Yanis Kolesidis/EPA ATHENS, Greece – Under fire over its handling of the EU's migration surge, Greece... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Security Improves in Timbuktu, Refugee Family ReturnsTimbuktu — Through the long years he was exiled by war, the thing Jafar missed
As Security Improves in Timbuktu, Refugee Family Returns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Timbuktu — Through the long years he was exiled by war, the thing Jafar missed most about his home in this fabled desert city was the ritual of sitting chatting with friends sipping glasses of sweet green tea as the day finally cooled. For four... Read more
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Perth Now
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea w
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece
Perth Now / Posted 11 days ago
At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the boat when it overturned near... Read more
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Adelaide Now
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea w
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the boat when it overturned near... Read more
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Herald Sun
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea w
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece
Herald Sun / Posted 11 days ago
At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the boat when it overturned near... Read more
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Weekly Times
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea w
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece
Weekly Times / Posted 11 days ago
At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the boat when it overturned near... Read more
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The Courier Mail
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea w
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the boat when it overturned near... Read more
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News.com.au
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea w
7 migrants drown, 164 rescued in Greece
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
At least seven people, two of them children, have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to Greece. It was not immediately clear how many people were in the boat when it overturned near... Read more
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Rappler
Danish parliament approves controversial migrant billJakob Ellemann-Jensen from the Danish Liberal Party speaks during a debate in t
Danish parliament approves controversial migrant bill
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
Jakob Ellemann-Jensen from the Danish Liberal Party speaks during a debate in the Danish Parliament on changing Danish law relating to foreigners, in Copenhagen, Denmark, January 26, 2016. Mathias Lovgreen Bojesen/EPA COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Denmark's... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Journalist in search of refuge in Thailand disappearsChinese journalist Li Xin talks to a reporter over Skype, in New Delhi, India.
Journalist in search of refuge in Thailand disappears
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Chinese journalist Li Xin talks to a reporter over Skype, in New Delhi, India. Li has been missing from Thailand since Jan 11, and it is suspected he was abducted by Beijing. (AP photo) Related Stories A Chinese journalist travelling across... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Danish parliament approves controversial migrant billDanish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen. (AP) Copenhagen - Denmark's parliamen
Danish parliament approves controversial migrant bill
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen. (AP) Copenhagen - Denmark's parliament on Tuesday adopted reforms aimed at dissuading migrants from seeking asylum by delaying family reunifications and allowing authorities to seize their valuables, under... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Danish parliament approves controversial migrant billCOPENHAGEN: Denmark's parliament on Tuesday (Jan 26) adopted reforms aimed at d
Danish parliament approves controversial migrant bill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
COPENHAGEN: Denmark's parliament on Tuesday (Jan 26) adopted reforms aimed at dissuading migrants from seeking asylum by delaying family reunifications and allowing authorities to seize valuables, under legislation that has sparked widespread... Read more
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express
Almost two thirds of refugees entering Europe are NOT fleeing war, EU Commissioner claims ALMOST two thirds of migrants entering Europe as refugees are NOT fleeing war
Almost two thirds of refugees entering Europe are NOT fleeing war, EU Commissioner claims
express / Posted 12 days ago
ALMOST two thirds of migrants entering Europe as refugees are NOT fleeing war but are economic migrants from Africa, according to a European Union (EU)... Read more
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BBC News
Why are countries taking refugees' valuables?Migrant crisis: - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment
Why are countries taking refugees' valuables?
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
Migrant crisis: - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Migrant crisis: Why... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Greece angered by threat of migrants threatMigrants and refugees board a train after crossing the Macedonia-Greek border n
Greece angered by threat of migrants threat
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
Migrants and refugees board a train after crossing the Macedonia-Greek border near Gevgelija. (Robert Atanasovski, AFP) Athens - Greece pushed back on Tuesday at a Belgian proposal that Athens should set up camps for hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Seeks U.S $545 Million for Nigeria and Car CrisesYaoundé — The UN Refugee Agency and its partners on Monday called on donor nati
UNHCR Seeks U.S $545 Million for Nigeria and Car Crises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Yaoundé — The UN Refugee Agency and its partners on Monday called on donor nations for more than half-a-billion US dollars this year to help hundreds of thousands of people forced to flee conflicts in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shabab Is Fighting a 'Long-Term Battle in Somalia'Al-Shabab continues to launch attacks in Somalia. In a space of one week the al
Shabab Is Fighting a 'Long-Term Battle in Somalia'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Al-Shabab continues to launch attacks in Somalia. In a space of one week the al-Qaeda linked group launched two attacks, one on AU military base and another targeting civilians. But what is their endgame? Al-Qaeda linked group is fighting to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Terrorism - UNHCR Seeks U.S.$545 Million for Nigeria, CARAbuja — The UN Refugee Agency and its partners yesterday called on donor nation
Terrorism - UNHCR Seeks U.S.$545 Million for Nigeria, CAR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Abuja — The UN Refugee Agency and its partners yesterday called on donor nations for more than half-a-billion US dollars to help hundreds of thousands of people forced to flee conflicts in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR). In a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Nation Be Pulled Back From the Brink?Rather than the Rwandan genocide, it is the 1972 genocide of Hutu in Burundi th
Can Nation Be Pulled Back From the Brink?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Rather than the Rwandan genocide, it is the 1972 genocide of Hutu in Burundi that suggests itself as the most meaningful frame of reference for an understanding of the present crisis. "Can national dialogue break the power of terror in Burundi?"... Read more
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BBC News
Denmark to vote on controversial migrant assets bill - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Denmark to vote on controversial migrant assets bill
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Denmark to vote on... Read more
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express
Germany bans children's WWII refugee costumes as it may offend migrants CHILDREN’S Second World War refugee costumes have been pulled off the shelves
Germany bans children's WWII refugee costumes as it may offend migrants
express / Posted 13 days ago
CHILDREN’S Second World War refugee costumes have been pulled off the shelves in Germany - in case they OFFEND migrants. The Second World War costumes have been pulled off the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan OCHA Bulletin 3 - Organisations to Take Over Tearfund Projects in DarfurKhartoum — Following the closure of Tearfund offices and programmes throughout
Sudan OCHA Bulletin 3 - Organisations to Take Over Tearfund Projects in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Khartoum — Following the closure of Tearfund offices and programmes throughout the country, aid organisations have been concerned about the impact of this on people receiving assistance, reports the United Nations' Office for the Coordination of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR and Partners Seek Over U.S $500 Million for Nigeria and Car Refugee CrisesUNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partners on Monday called on donor nation
UNHCR and Partners Seek Over U.S $500 Million for Nigeria and Car Refugee Crises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and its partners on Monday called on donor nations for more than half-a-billion dollars this year to help hundreds of thousands of people forced to flee conflicts in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR) and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fighting Spreading to New Areas of South SudanRefugees are pouring into Uganda from the South Sudanese capital Juba and from
Fighting Spreading to New Areas of South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Refugees are pouring into Uganda from the South Sudanese capital Juba and from previously peaceful parts of the country, a United Nations agency reported on Wednesday. The displaced South Sudanese are fleeing violence on the part of militias that... Read more
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