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2014/10/24 19:05
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The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN Refugee Agency says, warning that it was having to scramble aid to offset looming harsh winter weather. At least...
2014/10/24 19:05
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2014/10/24 15:26
2014/10/24 15:26
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Russian president Vladimir Putin says West to blame for Ukraine crisis, US trying to 'remake the whole world' Russia's president Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of making the world a...
2014/10/24 13:26
2014/10/24 13:26
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Ukraine conflict: NATO claims Russian troops remain in Ukraine; more than 800,000 people displaced by war, UNHCR says Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on...
2014/10/24 10:34
2014/10/24 10:34
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AFPActor Leonardo DiCaprio speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, 2014, in New York City. Picture: Andrew Burton New York - The United Nations is throwing a party on Friday for...
2014/10/23 19:53
2014/10/23 19:53
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The Lebanese government has expressed concern about the influx of Syrian refugees, saying it will call on the United Nations not to register any more cases in the country. Lebanese Information...
2014/10/23 08:29
2014/10/23 08:29
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Khartoum — The United Nations high commissioner for refugees Antonio Guterres and UN secretary-general's humanitarian envoy, Abdullah al Matouq, have launched an appeal for help to Sudan describing...
2014/10/22 05:38
2014/10/22 05:38
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The UN Security Council has decided to extend its authorisation of the EU operation in Central African Republic (CAR) until March 15, 2015. Under a resolution drafted Monday, the Security Council...
2014/10/22 05:27
2014/10/22 05:27
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Battle for Kobane: Before and after satellite images of Syrian town at centre of Islamic State fight Satellite images reveal fighting has made widespread changes to the Syrian border town of Kobane -...
2014/10/21 13:14
2014/10/21 13:14
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KANO—Nigeria’s government may have negotiated a supposed ceasefire with only one faction of Boko Haram, an influential regional group has said, as violence continued unabated in the far...
2014/10/21 11:28
2014/10/21 11:28
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The government announced over one million illegal immigrants in Saudi Arabia will be deported(Getty Images) Saudi Arabia is to deport more than one million people who live and work illegally in the...
2014/10/20 11:29
2014/10/20 11:29
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More migrants and asylum-seekers are dying in attempts to get to Yemen, mainly from the Horn of Africa, this year than in the last three years combined, the UN Refugee Agency reported today. In the...
2014/10/19 21:50
2014/10/19 21:50
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Syrians fleeing fierce fighting in Kobani, find refuge in Turkey The fiercest fighting in days shakes the Syrian border town of Kobani, as refugees pour into Turkey for shelter from the violence....
2014/10/19 16:28
2014/10/19 16:28
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Syrian refugees in Lebanon in a shelter made from a Hollywood movie poster. (Reuters) More than 100,000 Syrian refugees received combat training before entering the country, the Lebanese social...
2014/10/19 10:45
2014/10/19 10:45
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Speaking to the local radio station Voice of Lebanon 93.3, Derbas said the borders will only remain open to receive special cases. “Lebanon has not totally closed its borders to refugees,” he said....
2014/10/18 17:49
2014/10/18 17:49
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US reports claim large plumes of smoke in the Kobani sky were the result of American-led coalition airstrikes after fierce shelling in the town centre. Kurdish and ISIL fighters have been battling...
2014/10/18 17:29
2014/10/18 17:29
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A Sahrawi refugee camp near Tindouf, Algeria, Tindouf Algiers — Refugees from the Western Sahara conflict who have been living in camps in the Algerian desert for four decades seem to be generally...
2014/10/17 21:29
2014/10/17 21:29
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Geneva — The UN Refugee Agency has welcomed Tanzania's decision to grant citizenship to 162,156 former Burundian refugees, marking the largest group in UNHCR's history to which naturalisation has been...
2014/10/17 20:34
2014/10/17 20:34
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Benghazi, Libya - Fierce clashes raged in Benghazi on Friday, killing at least 18 people, on the third day of an offensive by pro-government forces to recapture Libya's second city from Islamist...
2014/10/17 20:29
2014/10/17 20:29
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Amid an intensifying campaign of violence committed by insurgent groups in north-eastern Nigeria, the number of refugees fleeing the conflict into the West African country's neighbouring States has...
2014/10/17 12:29
2014/10/17 12:29
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The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today called on all parties in Libya to safeguard the country's cultural and religious heritage amid a recent...
2014/10/24 19:05
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