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Five refugees killed in Rwanda as police end food riot

Strapped for cash, World Food Programme cut food rations by 10 percent in November 2017 and then by 25 percent in January 2018.

published on : 23rd February 2018

France unveils controversial migrant bill, rights groups furious 

French voters consistently cite immigration as a top concern, and the issue helped far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen to win 34 percent of the vote in the presidential election last year.

published on : 21st February 2018

Khaled Hosseini pens 'intensely moving' refugee story

The latest book by Hosseini, who commands terrific readership across the globe, will be published in August to mark the third death anniversary of the three-year-old Syrian refugee, Alan Kurdi.

published on : 21st February 2018

Sharp decline in illegal migrants entering European Union in 2017: Border agency Frontex

The annual total of 204,700 marked a significant decrease compared to recent years, but not yet a return to the situation before 2014.

published on : 21st February 2018

Stranded Rohingya refuse to return to Myanmar without guarantees

Rohingya refugees living in no man's land refused Tuesday to return to Myanmar without guarantees of citizenship and security.

published on : 20th February 2018

Migrant boy smuggled in suitcase: Father walks free after victim's testimony against Moroccan woman

The heart-rending photo of the boy went round the world in 2015, during the peak of Europe's worst migrant crisis since World War II.

published on : 20th February 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron's migrant law faces rough ride in parliament

The new law will be presented to his cabinet Wednesday ahead of parliamentary debates that promise to be stormy, with migrant charities and left-wingers blasting the bill as repressive.

published on : 19th February 2018

Hungary PM Orban steps up anti-migrant rhetoric as election nears, calls immigrants invaders

However, his supporters say that he is reforming Hungary after decades of stagnation, particularly during the country's communist period that followed World War II. 

published on : 18th February 2018

508 Hindus among first batch of refugee repatriation from Bangladesh: Myanmar

This is part of the recent agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to repatriate Rohingya refugees from the latter.

published on : 15th February 2018

Myanmar still not allowing Rohingya to return: UN refugee chief

Myanmar regards the Rohingya as immigrants from Bangladesh and denies them citizenship, even though they have been there for generations.

published on : 13th February 2018

Myanmar minister Aung Soe orders Rohingya refugees to leave no man's land

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their homes.

published on : 12th February 2018

Tanzania withdraws from UN refugee programme

President Magufuli announced the decision on Friday at a meeting of top diplomats in Dar es Salaam, the country's biggest city.

published on : 10th February 2018

UN Palestinian agency faces 'existential crisis'

The United States announced in January that it would give $60 million to UNRWA -- a fraction of the more than $350 million annual contribution that it has previously provided to the agency's budget.

published on : 10th February 2018

Four Sri Lankan Tamil refugees held for illegally entering India

The refugees reached Arichalmunai near Dhanushkodi from Sri Lanka by paying Rs 30,000 as ferry charge.

published on : 8th February 2018

Red Cross to continue aid to Syrian, Palestinian refugees

Earlier in the day, Chen took a trip to the al-Nasira hospital in Beqaa Valley, during which he hailed the hospital's efforts in providing medical assistance to Palestinian and Syrian refugees.

published on : 5th February 2018
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