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World in 'outrage' over inability to end wars in Syria, Yemen: UN chief Antonio Guterres

He voiced concern that the threat of terror looms, fed by the root causes of radicalisation and violent extremism.

published on : 25th September 2018

Won't go back to Mizoram if demands not fulfilled: Displaced Brus

In July, the Brus had signed an agreement on their repatriation with the Centre besides Tripura and Mizoram governments.

published on : 25th September 2018

Thousands of Palestinian employees protest UN job cuts in Gaza 

Unemployment is high in the enclave and employees say their families will be at risk if they are laid off from the agency.

published on : 19th September 2018

30 displaced Bru families return to Mizoram after two decades

A total of 5,407 Bru families, who were displaced from Mizoram due to ethnic tension, have been living in various camps in Tripura since 1997.

published on : 19th September 2018

New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota to 1,500, effective from 2020

Liberal Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Wednesday that the new quota will take effect from 2020.

published on : 19th September 2018

India provides relief supplies to Bangladesh for Rohingyas 

In September last year, India under the 'Operation Insaniyat', extended the first phase of humanitarian assistance comprising 981 metric tonnes of relief supplies.

published on : 18th September 2018

Successfully prevented Rohingya influx into country: BSF DG KK Sharma

The BSF chief said the Indian government was providing necessary support to Bangladesh on the Rohingya issue.

published on : 15th September 2018

Centre to displaced Brus: Go back to Mizoram or face music

The Centre has given a choice to Bru (Reang) refugees, lodged in relief camps in Tripura, to either go back to their villages in Mizoram or be ready to be denied free ration and other facilities.

published on : 12th September 2018

Centre to displaced Brus: Go back to Mizoram or face music

The choice has made the refugees to think of going on the warpath. They are planning to launch a series of protests, particularly blockades on roads leading to Mizoram.

published on : 11th September 2018

Will not allow India to be safe destination for illegal infiltrators: BJP chief Amit Shah

Shah said opposition parties did not show courage to stand to protect the rights of the people of Assam and the country due to their 'vote bank politics'.

published on : 10th September 2018

Israel closes sole people crossing with Gaza after riot: Israeli Army

Egyptian and United Nations officials have been mediating indirect negotiations on a long-term truce between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas, who have fought three wars since 2008.

published on : 5th September 2018

Trips across Mediterranean fall, but risks rise: UNHCR report

The report says 2,276 people died last year while trying to cross, or one death for every 42 arrivals.

published on : 3rd September 2018

US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The U.S. supplies nearly 30 percent of the total budget of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA, and had been demanding reforms in the way it is run.

published on : 1st September 2018

No one dreams of being a refugee: Angelina Jolie

Angelina has written an opinion piece for CNN, sharing her thoughts on the anguish that refugees face.

published on : 31st August 2018

Syrian refugee volunteer detained in Greece for helping illegal immigrants

Sarah Mardini, 23, who has settled in Germany, was arrested last week in what police said was an operation to dismantle a "criminal network" involving 30 members of an NGO.

published on : 29th August 2018
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