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Manila Bulletin
UNHCR supports petition for refugee welfare The UN Refugee Agency, through its UNHCR social media pages, said “we stand t
UNHCR supports petition for refugee welfare
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
The UN Refugee Agency, through its UNHCR social media pages, said “we stand together #WithRefugees.” It further wrote “sign the petition today.” In its twitter account, the UNHCR shared this campaign in a... Read more
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BBC News
Letter from Africa: Anger, fear and 'Afrophobia' in Zambiainto Zambia after the Rwandan genocide in 1994. They were mainly Hutu refugees
Letter from Africa: Anger, fear and 'Afrophobia' in Zambia
BBC News / Posted 16 hours ago
into Zambia after the Rwandan genocide in 1994. They were mainly Hutu refugees who had stayed on in Zambia, despite the UN refugee agency declaring Rwanda a safe destination for their return back in 2013. There is nothing glamorous about being... Read more
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Daily Mail
10,000 migrants cross from North Africa to Italy in 4 DAYSthe number of mostly African migrants to arrive in Italy since the start of 201
10,000 migrants cross from North Africa to Italy in 4 DAYS
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the number of mostly African migrants to arrive in Italy since the start of 2016, according to figures compiled by the UN refugee agency. RELATED ARTICLES Cuban immigrants armed with guns and machetes arrive on a...Two British men admit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Worldwide Displacement At Levels Never Seen BeforeUnited Nations — Displacement has increased to unprecedented levels due to war
Worldwide Displacement At Levels Never Seen Before
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
United Nations — Displacement has increased to unprecedented levels due to war and persecution, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has found. In a new report, entitled Global Trends which tracks forced displacement globally, UNHCR found that 65.3 million... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bloc to Handle Fundraising for Repatriation of Refugeesfor the repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya. A meeting of Foreign minis
Bloc to Handle Fundraising for Repatriation of Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for the repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya. A meeting of Foreign ministers from Kenya and Somalia, as well as UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) boss Filippo Grandi in Nairobi on Saturday resolved to use Igad as a way of preventing future... Read more
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SKY News
More Than 3,300 Migrants Rescued In The Medmigrants, mostly from Africa, have arrived in Italy since the beginning of 2016
More Than 3,300 Migrants Rescued In The Med
SKY News / Posted yesterday
migrants, mostly from Africa, have arrived in Italy since the beginning of 2016, according to figures compiled by the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR. The International Organisation for Migration said more than 3,700 migrants died in the... Read more
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DW
Italian coastguard and navy rescue 3,300 migrants off coast of Libya |over 66,000 mostly African migrants have arrived in Italy since the start of 20
Italian coastguard and navy rescue 3,300 migrants off coast of Libya |
DW / Posted yesterday
over 66,000 mostly African migrants have arrived in Italy since the start of 2016, according to figures compiled by the UN refugee agency. The rate at which people are arriving is in line with the pattern from last year. Officials said the high... Read more
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The Irish Times
Broadside: Ireland’s famed welcome faces a stern testeach of these migrants is a personal story of love, fear, hardship and determin
Broadside: Ireland’s famed welcome faces a stern test
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
each of these migrants is a personal story of love, fear, hardship and determination. Last week a report published by the UN Refugee Agency revealed that 24 people were forced to flee their homes every minute in 2015. The number of globally... Read more
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Irish Examiner
City ‘fully liberated’ from Islamic State after month-long battlein Fallujah after Iraqi forces advanced into the city centre and took control o
City ‘fully liberated’ from Islamic State after month-long battle
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
in Fallujah after Iraqi forces advanced into the city centre and took control of a government complex. According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. Fallujah... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fallujah fully liberated from ISIS, Iraqi commander saysIraqi state TV, flanked by troops. Some of the soldiers shot their weapons int
Fallujah fully liberated from ISIS, Iraqi commander says
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Iraqi state TV, flanked by troops. Some of the soldiers shot their weapons into the air, sang, and waved Iraqi flags. The UN refugee agency said more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. The... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Fallujah 'fully liberated': Iraqi armypeople have fled the fighting, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the
Fallujah 'fully liberated': Iraqi army
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
people have fled the fighting, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the government and aid groups. According to the UN refugee agency, more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. The UNHCR... Read more
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Aljazeera
Abadi visits 'liberated' Fallujah, vows to take Mosulof the Norwegian Refugee Council earlier told Al Jazeera, explaining that the c
Abadi visits 'liberated' Fallujah, vows to take Mosul
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
of the Norwegian Refugee Council earlier told Al Jazeera, explaining that the city was already enduring difficult humanitarian conditions. More than 3.4 million Iraqis have been displaced since January 2014, according to UNHCR, the UN refugee agen... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya aims to cut size of Somali refugee camp by about half by end-2016is home to about 326,000 mostly Somali refugees by the end of the year, a commi
Kenya aims to cut size of Somali refugee camp by about half by end-2016
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
is home to about 326,000 mostly Somali refugees by the end of the year, a committee that groups Kenya, Somalia and the UN refugee agency UNHCR said. Kenya has said it wants to close the camp, which was once home to more than half a million... Read more
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CTV News
Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from ISISpeople have fled the fighting, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the
Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from ISIS
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
people have fled the fighting, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the government and aid groups. According to the UN refugee agency, more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. The UNHCR... Read more
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Evening Standard
Former Isis stronghold of Fallujah liberated by Iraqi armyof thousands of families, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the gover
Former Isis stronghold of Fallujah liberated by Iraqi army
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
of thousands of families, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the government and aid groups. According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. Iraqi army... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraqi army claims liberation of Fallujah from ISILthe Norwegian Refugee Council, earlier told Al Jazeera, explaining that the cit
Iraqi army claims liberation of Fallujah from ISIL
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
the Norwegian Refugee Council, earlier told Al Jazeera, explaining that the city was already enduring difficult humanitarian conditions. Upwards of 3.4 million Iraqis have been displaced since January 2014, according to UNHCR, the UN refugee age... Read more
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CTV News
Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from ISISof thousands of families, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the gover
Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from ISIS
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
of thousands of families, overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the government and aid groups. According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. Like other... Read more
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dna
Kenya aims to cut size of Somali refugee camp by about half by end - 2016which is home to about 326,000 mostly Somali refugees by the end of 2016, a com
Kenya aims to cut size of Somali refugee camp by about half by end - 2016
dna / Posted 2 days ago
which is home to about 326,000 mostly Somali refugees by the end of 2016, a committee that groups Kenya, Somalia and the UN refugee agency UNHCR said. Kenya has said it wants to close the camp, which was once home to more than half a million... Read more
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Aljazeera
US: Refugees set up orchestra in New Yorkalso raising funds for those in need," Yankovskaya said. There are a total of
US: Refugees set up orchestra in New York
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
also raising funds for those in need," Yankovskaya said. There are a total of 65.3 million refugees - the largest in history - at the end of 2015, according to the UN Refugee Agency. On average, 24 people were forced to flee their homes every minu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
65 Million People Displaced WorldwideThe number of people displaced by conflict is said to have reached the highest
65 Million People Displaced Worldwide
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The number of people displaced by conflict is said to have reached the highest level ever in history, the UN refugee agency has said. The agency said 65.3 million people are either internally displaced, asylum seekers or refugees.This is an... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cate Blanchett: 'I don't manage my life at all. Ever. It's just Chaos'Ever. It's just Chaos' How does Cate Blanchett manage being a mother of four,
Cate Blanchett: 'I don't manage my life at all. Ever. It's just Chaos'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Ever. It's just Chaos' How does Cate Blanchett manage being a mother of four, Oscar-winning film star, ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency, and the face of Giorgio Armani? The Australian superstar reveals the mystery When you've watched her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investing in the Future of Refugeesfunded, which is different from how our field works. Most of the funding in our
Investing in the Future of Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
funded, which is different from how our field works. Most of the funding in our field flows from governments and the UN refugee agency to NGO implementing partners who provide services to refugees. But this whole way of providing emergency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Repatriation of Dadaab Refugees to Cost Sh20 Billionministry for implementation, shows that whereas the Kenyan government will meet
Repatriation of Dadaab Refugees to Cost Sh20 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
ministry for implementation, shows that whereas the Kenyan government will meet the administrative and security cost, the UN refugee agency is expected to shoulder the budget. The 23-page document, maintains the more than 300,000 refugees have... Read more
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dna
With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an assetcan become something that will help rebuild their country - an architect or a j
With refugees here to stay, hosts get help to make them an asset
dna / Posted 4 days ago
can become something that will help rebuild their country - an architect or a journalist," said Lei.YEARS IN EXILE The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said this week that, as of the end of 2015, nearly 6.7 million refugees out of a total of 21.3... Read more
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Aljazeera
Investing in the future of refugeesfunded, which is different from how our field works. Most of the funding in our
Investing in the future of refugees
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
funded, which is different from how our field works. Most of the funding in our field flows from governments and the UN refugee agency to NGO implementing partners who provide services to refugees. But this whole way of providing emergency... Read more
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News.com.au
‘It was the greatest human kindness’on the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet
‘It was the greatest human kindness’
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
on the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet through his head,” Dr Al Muderis told a UN Refugee agency event in Canberra. Then they turned to the others and said: “Ladies and gentlemen, now we have attracted... Read more
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Perth Now
Refugee surgeon inspired by The Terminatoron the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet
Refugee surgeon inspired by The Terminator
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
on the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet through his head,” Dr Al Muderis told a UN Refugee agency event in Canberra. Then they turned to the others and said: “Ladies and gentlemen, now we have attracted... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Refugee surgeon inspired by The Terminatoron the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet
Refugee surgeon inspired by The Terminator
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
on the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet through his head,” Dr Al Muderis told a UN Refugee agency event in Canberra. Then they turned to the others and said: “Ladies and gentlemen, now we have attracted... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Refugee surgeon inspired by The Terminatoron the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet
Refugee surgeon inspired by The Terminator
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
on the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. “They put a bullet through his head,” Dr Al Muderis told a UN Refugee agency event in Canberra. Then they turned to the others and said: “Ladies and gentlemen, now we have attracted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fearing Violence, LGBT Refugees Rarely Seek Helpback to Iraq because he could not bring himself to say the words to the UNHCR,
Fearing Violence, LGBT Refugees Rarely Seek Help
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
back to Iraq because he could not bring himself to say the words to the UNHCR, could not," said Grungras, referring to the UN Refugee Agency, which processes refugee claims. Grungras noted that these fears were often based on refugees' past... Read more
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iol.co.za
Recommit to protecting rights of refugeesThe UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that 65.3 million people were displaced
Recommit to protecting rights of refugees
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that 65.3 million people were displaced by persecution or conflict in 2015 alone. This means that one in 113 people is either an asylum-seeker, internally displaced person or a refugee. From Europe to Africa... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Terminator inspires refugee surgeonon the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. "They put a bullet
Terminator inspires refugee surgeon
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
on the basis it was against the medical oath to do no harm. "They put a bullet through his head," Dr Al Muderis told a UN Refugee agency event in Canberra. Then they turned to the others and said: "Ladies and gentlemen, now we have attracted... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Water scarce after Jordan seals border, say Syrian refugeesnot authorized to brief reporters. Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Mom
Water scarce after Jordan seals border, say Syrian refugees
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
not authorized to brief reporters. Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani could not be reached for comment. The UN refugee agency said it is working with other aid groups and Jordanian authorities to get water delivered. Agency spokesman... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Hosts Largest Number of South Sudanese Refugeesfor the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reports in its lat
Govt Hosts Largest Number of South Sudanese Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan reports in its latest weekly bulletin that according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) data portal on the South Sudan crisis, there are about 232,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Than 230,000 South Sudanese Refugees in the CountrySouth Sudanese refugees in Sudan, 230,000 in Ethiopia, 202,000 in Uganda, and 5
More Than 230,000 South Sudanese Refugees in the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
South Sudanese refugees in Sudan, 230,000 in Ethiopia, 202,000 in Uganda, and 57,000 in Kenya. This is according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) data portal on the South Sudan crisis, that erupted in December 2013. Since the beginning of 2016,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Joins the World to Mark World Refugee DayRwanda joined the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) today in paying tribute to the stre
Rwanda Joins the World to Mark World Refugee Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Rwanda joined the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) today in paying tribute to the strength and resilience of millions of refugee families on World Refugee Day Internationally marked on the 20th of June each year. The country also saluted more than 162,000... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Syrian refugees to suffer after Jordan border post attackhad staff up at the border yesterday and we still have staff waiting to return
Syrian refugees to suffer after Jordan border post attack
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
had staff up at the border yesterday and we still have staff waiting to return there," said Andrew Harper, the head of the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Jordan. "So we now have to see what the consequence of the bombing has on the overall response at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Human Rights Council - Interactive Dialogue With the Commission of Inquiry On Eritreatraffickers The Council should urge all member states to respect Eritreans' fre
UN Human Rights Council - Interactive Dialogue With the Commission of Inquiry On Eritrea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
traffickers The Council should urge all member states to respect Eritreans' free movement rights, allow Eritreans to lodge asylum claims, fairly assess those claims and grant the UN refugee agency access to all detained Eritreans seeking protec... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AUN in Historic Hosting of World Refugee DayFor the first time, the UN refugee agency marked the June 20 World Refugee Day
AUN in Historic Hosting of World Refugee Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
For the first time, the UN refugee agency marked the June 20 World Refugee Day at the American University of Nigeria, Yola. It was the first out-of-Abuja observance in Nigeria of the day set aside by the UN since 2001 to highlight the plight of the... Read more
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DW
Jordan closes borders after suicide attack kills six |camps, creating a major security threat. The government spokesman added that t
Jordan closes borders after suicide attack kills six |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
camps, creating a major security threat. The government spokesman added that the Jordanian military was in talks with the UN refugee agency to discuss how they could continue delivering much-needed aid to those stranded at the border. es/kms (AP,... Read more
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dna
Iraqi commander claims about 2,500 ISIS militants killed in Fallujahoverwhelming camps for the displaced run by the government and aid groups. In a
Iraqi commander claims about 2,500 ISIS militants killed in Fallujah
dna / Posted 6 days ago
overwhelming camps for the displaced run by the government and aid groups. In a briefing on Wednesday in Geneva, the UN refugee agency said more than 85,000 people have fled Fallujah and the surrounding area since the offensive began. UNHCR... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor would mean border security 'chaos'gone away, please don't believe that,' he said, pointing to the humanitarian cr
Labor would mean border security 'chaos'
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
gone away, please don't believe that,' he said, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the Intern
Indonesia asks for help with stranded Tamils, admitting 'their boat can't be fixed'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
three days, were also finally granted access to representatives from the International Organisation for Migration and the UN refugee agency. Heru Santoso, a spokesman for Indonesia's immigration directorate general, conceded there was only a... Read more
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News.com.au
Don't give smugglers an inchgone away, please don't believe that," he said, pointing to the humanitarian cr
Don't give smugglers an inch
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
gone away, please don't believe that," he said, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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Perth Now
Don't give smugglers an inch: PMgone away, please don't believe that," he said, pointing to the humanitarian cr
Don't give smugglers an inch: PM
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
gone away, please don't believe that," he said, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Don't give smugglers an inch: PMgone away, please don't believe that," he said, pointing to the humanitarian cr
Don't give smugglers an inch: PM
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
gone away, please don't believe that," he said, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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Herald Sun
Boat arrival during election campaigntold reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis i
Boat arrival during election campaign
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
told reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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News.com.au
Boat arrival during election campaigntold reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis i
Boat arrival during election campaign
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
told reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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Perth Now
Boat arrival during election campaigntold reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis i
Boat arrival during election campaign
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
told reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Dutton says boat turned back to Vietnamtold reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis i
Dutton says boat turned back to Vietnam
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
told reporters in Brisbane, on Wednesday, pointing to the humanitarian crisis in Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. A UN refugee agency report released this week put the number of displaced people, refugees and asylum seekers worldwide at more... Read more
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