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2015/04/01 12:30
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New York/Geneva — UNICEF and the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR today announced the launch of a new Amplify challenge - a call for ideas and innovations that could improve the delivery and quality of...
Read more at AllAfrica.com, Unicef
2015/04/01 12:30
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2015/03/31 06:25
2015/03/31 06:25
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... people from Ukraine sought asylum in Sweden last year, compared to 170 applicants in 2013, before the bloody conflict with Russia began. The jump represents a 770 percent increase. Overall,...
2015/03/30 12:29
2015/03/30 12:29
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The governments of Rwanda and Zambia have signed an agreement to solve the situation of 6,091 Rwandan refugees who have been living in Zambia for the last 20 years. This was decided during a...
2015/03/28 20:29
2015/03/28 20:29
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Geneva — The UN Refugee Agency on Friday called for the immediate release of Congolese refugees kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), which has intensified attacks in the area bordering the...
2015/03/27 18:34
2015/03/27 18:34
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EPANigerians commute in the oil rich Niger Delta, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Former Nigerian General Muhammadu Buhari is the main contender against incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan who is seeking a...
2015/03/27 13:42
2015/03/27 13:42
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Douglas Booth is trying to dissuade a dog from having sex with his leg. “No humping, Barry – I knew you when you were a puppy!” Booth has evidence, too: video footage of the young actor in a vest,...
2015/03/27 07:11
2015/03/27 07:11
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Wars in Syria and Iraq drove the number of people requesting asylum in industrialised countries to a 22-year high last year, the United Nations has said. An estimated 866,000 asylum-seekers lodged...
2015/03/26 08:25
2015/03/26 08:25
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... people from Ukraine sought asylum in Sweden last year, compared to 170 applicants in 2013, before the bloody conflict with Russia began. The jump represents a 770 percent increase. Overall,...
2015/03/26 05:45
2015/03/26 05:45
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In 2014, some 866,000 people applied for asylum in such countries, marking a 45-percent jump from a year earlier and a 22-year high, the UN Refugee Agency said. As a sign of the crisis, the number of...
2015/03/26 05:18
2015/03/26 05:18
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THEY made international headlines after more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped under the world’s noses. More recently, Boko Haram was in the news again, this time for pledging allegiance to the...
2015/03/25 05:21
2015/03/25 05:21
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A family who fear they will be killed if they return to their home country have had their application for asylum rejected. Nermin Gobrial, 38, and her husband had lodged a final desperate appeal with...
2015/03/24 16:30
2015/03/24 16:30
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London — Henley & Partners announces an innovative partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and donates more than USD 1 million to help the global refugee...
2015/03/24 14:30
2015/03/24 14:30
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 24 March 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. High...
2015/03/23 07:30
2015/03/23 07:30
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Istanbul — In a nondescript cafe in one of Istanbul's more rundown neighbourhoods, migrants from Africa watch a Congolese soccer match as Afro-pop music blasts in the background. "We feel comfortable...
2015/03/22 16:14
2015/03/22 16:14
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THE military offensives against the members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, Jemaah-Islamiyah-linked groups and other terrorist groups will continue until they are arrested or neutralized,...
2015/03/22 12:39
2015/03/22 12:39
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UNHCR proposes one-year pilot programme for ‘orderly relocation’ from overstretched southern countries By: Harriet Grant, The Guardian London: The UN has drawn up radical plans for an “orderly...
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2015/03/21 16:14
2015/03/21 16:14
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THE military may end clearing operations against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters next week after the United Nations High Commission on Refugees expressed alarm that more than 120,000 people...
2015/03/20 20:03
2015/03/20 20:03
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Army and police forces escort a handcuffed Mohammad Ali Tambako, the leader of a Muslim rebel group in the south who has been linked to bombings and a beheading. (Bullit Marquez, AP) Geneva - More...
2015/03/20 14:29
2015/03/20 14:29
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London — As the first quarter of 2015 draws to an end the number of conflicts around the world shows no sign of abating. There are now more refugees living outside their home country than ever before...
2015/03/20 14:08
2015/03/20 14:08
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As the UK general election draws closer, issues such as globalization, job growth, climate change and world poverty are coming into increasingly sharper focus. We're excited to shed light on these...
Read more at Mashable, Mashable
2015/04/01 12:30
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