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Rabat — There were few tangible improvements in human rights in Morocco and Western Sahara during 2014, either in law or in practice, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015. In the...
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2015/01/29 13:29
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By Massoumeh Farman-Farmaian Dar es Salam Camp — Thousands of Nigerian refugees have been arriving in western Chad by canoe this month with harrowing tales of the situation in north-east Nigeria, and...
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Maroua — More than half a million people in Cameroon's Far North region are in need of urgent food aid, the government says, as attacks by militant group Boko Haram have forced farmers to abandon...
2015/01/28 12:30
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Kampala — Almost 150,000 refugees living in Uganda will begin receiving reduced food rations due to inadequate funds, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said. The ration cut of 50%, which...
2015/01/28 04:30
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Nairobi — Aid agencies have sunk hundreds of millions of dollars into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two decades. But seeing little long-term impact or prospect of stability, some...
2015/01/28 03:29
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The top United Nations humanitarian official in the Central African Republic (CAR) is calling for increased protection of displaced communities in the northern town of Batangafo, where relief agencies...
2015/01/26 15:29
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Earlier this month the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, released its mid-year trend report, which provides a snapshot of the number of people displaced due to conflict, persecution and war in the first six...
2015/01/26 11:19
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The Unbroken director made the trip as the UN Refugee Agency, the UNHCR, announced that it is facing a severe financial shortfall, having only received about half of the $337 million it needs to...
2015/01/26 10:30
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With a "tense and highly volatile" situation in North-Eastern Nigeria at the Chadian Lac border, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it has begun distributing food to...
2015/01/26 08:30
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Geneva — The UN Refugee Agency and its partners on Friday appealed for US$331 million to help almost half-a-million Central African Republic refugees struggling to survive in neighbouring...
2015/01/26 03:45
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INTERCEPTED radio and telephone conversations prove Russian-backed separatists fired the rockets that killed at least 30 people in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, president Petro Poroshenko said...
2015/01/25 11:29
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KARACHI: The Afghan ambassador to Pakistan said on Saturday 24,January,2015 that his government was taking measures for the return of 1.6 million registered Afghan refugees from Pakistan in the...
2015/01/23 16:52
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Earlier this month the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, released its mid-year trend report, which provides a snapshot of the number of people displaced due to conflict, persecution and war in the first six...
2015/01/23 14:29
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Dubai — The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting kicks off today in Davos, Switzerland. It's the usual mix of panel discussions, presentations, reports and opinions, with pop stars lining up alongside...
2015/01/23 12:29
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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. Happy Friday. They can't take that away from us. They...
2015/01/22 15:28
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Did Japanese ISIS hostage travel to Syria after suffering a breakdown? One believed he was reincarnation of cross-dressing princess – and second captive may have been on Christian mission to find...
2015/01/22 00:15
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Officials from the UN Refugee Agency are working with the government to ensure nearly 100 Rohingya migrants are housed safely following their arrest on Jan 11. Serge Berthomieu, who represents the...
2015/01/20 13:31
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The United Nations Security Council today condemned in the 'strongest terms' the recent escalation in attacks conducted by Boko Haram, and expressed its deep concern that the activities of the...
2015/01/19 13:29
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Children growing up in Nigeria's crisis-riven northeast are in desperate need of protection from relentless violence, said Leila Zerrougui, the United Nations Special Representative for Children and...
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