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The Cameroon army says it has killed 116 Boko Haram Takfiri militants during clashes in the country’s far north. Cameroon’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday that the Boko Haram militants had...
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2014/12/17 08:29
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A bid by Ugandan authorities to repatriate former M23 rebels back to the Democratic Republic of Congo has turned violent. Dozens escaped en route to the airport. Ugandan troops were accused of...
2014/12/15 10:53
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A prominent political commentator says that the international community is not paying enough attention to the plight of the refugees escaping conflict areas in eastern Ukraine. Joaquin Flores, with...
2014/12/15 09:30
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The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR is worried about the number of recognized refugees that are behind bars in Malaysia. The UNHCR is concerned because most of the arrested refugee persons are recognized...
2014/12/12 14:11
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Amid Syrian refugee influx, Jordan is facing a conundrum over how to support its own impoverished residents. The Jordanian government deems the work of trash pickers to be illegal [Elizabeth...
2014/12/12 13:29
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Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram militias have driven nearly 90,000 people into neighbouring Niger's impoverished Diffa Region this year, sparking food security and protection worries. The...
2014/12/12 12:29
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Tripoli — "I am tired. I want to go back to my homeland in Tawergha [town in northern Libya]. Everything is bad: my room is full of water when it is raining and I don't have money... I just want to go...
2014/12/12 07:29
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Johannesburg — Refugee advocates in South Africa have reacted with dismay and scepticism to a planned revamp of the asylum application process which the government says is designed to distinguish...
2014/12/11 13:52
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Just over a year ago, in October 2013, two boats carrying refugees and migrants from North Africa to Europe capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa, killing over 500 passengers. The tragedy...
2014/12/11 13:34
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AFPA screengrab taken from a Boko Haram video shows Boko Haram fighters parading on a tank in an unidentified town. Niamey - Niger needs more international assistance to help it confront a looming...
2014/12/11 07:08
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The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta says former acting police commissioner Ray Zammit is insisting he did nothing wrong despite being...
2014/12/11 03:27
2014/12/11 03:27
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Nations urged to focus on saving lives when facing refugee issue GENEVA At least 348,000 people worldwide have risked sea journeys this year in search of asylum or migration since the start of...
2014/12/10 14:29
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Geneva — Donor nations on Tuesday promised an initial US$500.8 million for the work of the UN Refugee Agency to help almost 43 million forcibly displaced or stateless people worldwide next...
2014/12/10 12:53
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The head of the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations has said that the Central African Republic (CAR) is in a “critical phase” of its political transition. Herve LadLadsous made the remarks...
2014/12/10 12:06
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Wealthy nations have agreed to receive more Syrian refugees in the coming months after countries neighbouring conflict-torn Syria admitted they were struggling to cope with the numbers crossing their...
2014/12/10 10:29
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Khartoum — The Sudanese presidency has instructed aid agencies to register and determine the increasing number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. In April, the United Nations office in Sudan...
2014/12/10 10:11
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On global Human Rights Day, Swedish-Eritrean journalist discusses the horrific plight of Eritrean refugees. Estefanos, a human rights activist, meets Eritrean refugees who were tortured in Sinai...
2014/12/10 03:38
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The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR said Tuesday it plans to repatriate 10,000 Somali refugees in Kenya who wish to return to Somalia in a pilot project, starting with the immediate support to around 400...
2014/12/09 14:53
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The United Nations says it will resume its food aid to the Syrian refugees as they are struggling to survive the brutal winter. The food program, which was suspended early last month, has got a new...
2014/12/09 08:29
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Seventy Ethiopian migrants were drowned after their boat sank off the coast of Yemen, local media and authorities said on Monday. The Yemeni Interior Ministry said in a statement that all the 70...
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