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2015/03/05 14:32
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London — Aid agencies are partial, unaccountable and potentially corrupt, and they fail to meet refugees' most pressing needs. These are just some of the criticisms emerging from a series of new...
2015/03/05 14:32
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2015/03/04 18:03
2015/03/04 18:03
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... - The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean is putting a "disproportionate" burden on the shipping industry, threatening the tradition of maritime rescue, a UN-hosted conference heard...
2015/03/04 11:31
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The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Vannina Maestracci, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Hello everyone. Bonjour. **Press Conference Today At...
2015/03/04 09:30
2015/03/04 09:30
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Under a United Nations-backed initiative, South Sudanese people living in Sudan are being registered by the Government of Sudan and issued identity cards that give them the right to work and access to...
2015/03/04 05:37
2015/03/04 05:37
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Global response to conflict must change – Shamini Darshni Published: 4 March 2015 1:00 PM The global response to atrocities by states and armed groups throughout 2014 was shameful and...
2015/03/03 12:32
2015/03/03 12:32
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Dakar — The UN Refugee Agency reported on Tuesday that some 16,000 Nigerian refugees fled to Cameroon's Far North region over the weekend to escape clashes in north-east Nigeria between regional...
2015/03/03 05:38
2015/03/03 05:38
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Ukraine death toll hits 6,000: UN The estimated death toll caused by the continuing fighting in Ukraine has now surpassed the 6,000 mark, the United Nations human rights office confirmed today, amid...
2015/03/03 00:39
2015/03/03 00:39
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People fleeing torture or persecution to seek refuge in the UK should no longer be detained for more than 28 days in immigration removal centres, as evidence suggests spending any longer locked up can...
2015/03/01 18:36
2015/03/01 18:36
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BUCHAREST – Romania’s coast guard rescued 70 migrants – mostly Syrians and Iraqis – packed on to a small fishing boat that was in danger of sinking as they attempted to make the crossing to Europe in...
2015/02/27 02:16
2015/02/27 02:16
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New Zealand could ‘do something’ substantial and richly symbolic about Isis without committing troops New Zealand troops, seen here in Afghanistan, are not the only response to a crisis. Bad news,...
2015/02/26 10:29
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... refugees live in a desert area near the town of Tindouf, where living conditions are extremely harsh and they remain heavily dependent on external humanitarian assistance to survive," said...
2015/02/25 10:30
2015/02/25 10:30
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The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Good afternoon. **Noon Briefing Guest Today In a short while, I will...
2015/02/25 08:29
2015/02/25 08:29
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Chineme Okafor and Paul Obi visited one of the internally displaced persons' camps in Abuja recently and write on the horrendous tales of a people sacked from their homes by Boko Haram militants Just...
2015/02/25 07:29
2015/02/25 07:29
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Bangui, Central African Republic — The UN Refugee Agency on Tuesday reported that an upsurge in violence in the Central African Republic has forced the displacement of almost 50,000 people since the...
2015/02/24 02:36
2015/02/24 02:36
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Share this page The Italian authorities have been struggling to cope with the migrant surge Islamic State militants in Libya have vowed to attack Europe. Meanwhile, boatloads of migrants flee the...
2015/02/23 18:38
2015/02/23 18:38
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HRW urges Pak to halt forceful return of Afghan refugees in wake of Peshawar school attack The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Pakistan to halt forced return of Afghan refugees from Pakistan in...
2015/02/23 11:49
2015/02/23 11:49
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The UN Refugee Agency said Sunday it has so far repatriated 1,473 refugees from Kenya to Somalia under the current voluntary return pilot project, which kicked off late last year. The UN High...
2015/02/23 06:36
2015/02/23 06:36
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Share this page The latest ceasefire in eastern Ukraine still looks fragile Libya after Gaddafi It is a truism that the world looks very different depending on where you stand. This thought struck...
2015/02/20 09:29
2015/02/20 09:29
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Some 41,000 people have been forced to flee conflict in Darfur so far this year, according to the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), which warned that needs for the...
2015/02/20 09:19
2015/02/20 09:19
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Migrants wait to board a ship on Feb. 18, 2015 in Lampedusa, Italy. (Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images) Last year more than 3,000 asylum seekers perished as they strived to cross the Mediterranean Sea to...
2015/03/05 14:32
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