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Nov 18, 2017
Over 100 Rohingya refugees killed in two months while fleeing Myanmar, says UNHCR reportMore than 100 Rohingya refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat capsizes as they fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh
Sep 11, 2017
Myanmar violence: Bangladesh agrees to free land to shelter Rohingya refugees fleeing Rakhine stateThe new camp will help relieve some pressure on existing settlements in the Bangladeshi border district of Cox's Bazar, where nearly 300,000 Rohingya have arrived since 25 August.
Jun 30, 2017
Syria conflict: Nearly half a million displaced Syrians return home, says UN reportThe agency said it had seen "a notable trend of spontaneous returns to and within Syria in 2017."
Jun 13, 2017
Watch: A Syrian refugee in Lebanon finds a surfing dream at seaAli Kassem had never seen the sea before he fled his home in Syria for Lebanon, but now he's a regular in the waves and, dreams of his own surf school.
Jun 10, 2017
Eight migrants die, at least 100 missing as Europe-bound boat sinks off Libya coastAt least eight migrants drowned when their Europe-bound boat sank off Libya's coast and at least 100 people are missing, a coastguard official said on Saturday.
Sep 20, 2016
World leaders approve plan for refugee crisis at UN General AssemblyWorld leaders on Monday approved a declaration aimed at providing a more coordinated and humane response to the refugee crisis that has strained resources and sparked divisions from Africa to Europe.
Apr 06, 2016
First Syrian family to be relocated to US under 'surge' resettlement operation prepare to leaveThe first Syrian family to move to the US under its speeded-up "surge" resettlement operation has left Jordan for the United States.
Mar 30, 2016
After capturing Palmyra, pro-government forces in Syria intend to have a tight grip over ISRegime troops were locked in heavy fighting with the Islamic State group in central Syria after dealing the jihadists a major blow by seizing the ancient city of Palmyra.
Nov 17, 2015
UN warns states against 'backtracking' on migrant commitmentsThe United Nations today called on states not to "backtrack" on pledges made to host migrants and refugees, including from Syria, in the wake of the attacks in Paris.
Sep 23, 2014
Preparing to step up aid for 1,30,000 refugees in Syria: UN agencyThe UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has been stepping up assistance to the Turkish government to aid an estimated 1,30,000 Syria's Kurds.