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Barack Obama calls for the end to the 'cruelty' of family separations

Trump administration's so-called zero toleranc" policy begun in early May that caused the separation of more than 2,300 children from their parents after they crossed the US-Mexico border illillegally

published on : 21st June 2018

Over 7,000 Indians sought asylum in US in 2017: UN report

Asylum-seekers, who were still awaiting the outcome of their claims to refugee status as of 31 December 2017, rose by around 300,000 to 3.1 million.

published on : 20th June 2018

UN chief Antonio Guterres says migration is inevitable

Earlier, the UN refugee agency report said, a record 68.5 million people were displaced worldwide.

published on : 20th June 2018

Rohingyas to show their mettle in UNHCR’s football tournament

At least 33 Rohingyas will be participating in the football tournament organised by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at the Quli Qutub Shah Stadium in Ghansi Bazar.

published on : 20th June 2018

European Union considering 'disembarkation platforms' to end migrant row

Recently Italy's right-wing government had refused to accept a boatload of migrants and hardliners in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition gave her an ultimatum to get tough on the issue.

published on : 19th June 2018

Rohingya camp leader murdered in Bangladesh

The deceased, Arif Ullah, had been the leader of the C11 block since the beginning of the recent Rohingya crisis.

published on : 19th June 2018

Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

The report showed that 16.2 million people were freshly displaced last year, and included those forced to flee for the first time as well as those who had been previously displaced.

published on : 19th June 2018

In Iraq, Angelina Jolie calls for focus on conflict prevention

It was Jolie's third visit to the camp as UNHCR special envoy, after previous visits in 2012 and 2016.

published on : 17th June 2018

Germany jails Syrian who 'made up' attack plot 

Saleh A had presented himself to police in Paris in 2016, claiming to be a part of an IS "sleeper cell" planning a gun and suicide bomb assault.

published on : 13th June 2018

Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees

Aid agencies have been warning of the potential for a humanitarian catastrophe over the coming months as heavy rains lash an area home to the world's largest refugee camp.

published on : 12th June 2018

Italy, Malta must allow 'immediate disembarkation' of stranded migrants: UN

In a statement, UNHCR "appealed to concerned governments to allow the immediate disembarkation of hundreds of people stranded in the Mediterranean since Saturday.

published on : 11th June 2018

Spain rescues 334 migrants from Mediterranean, finds four dead 

Driven by violent conflicts and extreme poverty, tens of thousands of migrants attempt to reach southern Europe each year by crossing the Mediterranean in smugglers' boats.

published on : 10th June 2018

First monsoon rains pound Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

Aid agencies have been warning that the monsoon season could prompt a humanitarian catastrophe in coming months at what is the world's biggest refugee camp.

published on : 10th June 2018

Centre asks states not to give any documents to Rohingyas

The Home Minister was responding to questions about the steps taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to deport the Rohingyas.

published on : 8th June 2018

Iraqi refugee held in France on suspicion of Islamic State 'war crimes'

Ahmed H was arrested in March and indicted days later on a range of charges including killings in connection with a terrorist group and war crimes, and placed in pre-trial detention.

published on : 8th June 2018
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