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Pakistan deports National Geographic 'Afghan girl' over fraudulent identity papers

Updated : Nov 09, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Pakistan deports National Geographic 'Afghan girl' over fraudulent identity papers

An Afghan woman immortalised on a National Geographic cover was deported by Pakistani officials early Wednesday to her war-torn homeland following a brief period of detention for using fraudulent identity papers. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #UNHCR #afghan #Afghan girl #Afghan embassy
National Geographic's green-eyed 'Afghan girl' to be deported, orders Pakistan court

Updated : Nov 04, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

National Geographic's green-eyed 'Afghan girl' to be deported, orders Pakistan court

Sharbat Gula, whose blazing green eyes were captured in an image taken in a Pakistan refugee camp by photographer Steve McCurry in the 1980s, was arrested last week. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Steve McCurry #UNHCR #National Geographic #Sharbat Gula #Afghan girl #Fake ID card
Egypt retrieves 162 bodies after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Updated : Sep 23, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Egypt retrieves 162 bodies after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Egypt's state news agency says the total number of bodies pulled from the Mediterranean waters off the Egyptian coast has climbed to 148, three days after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean while attempting to head to Europe. #Egypt #NewsTracker #Europe #Mediterranean #UNHCR #Rosetta #Egyptian coast #Mohammad Sultan #Beheira province #Nile Delta #EU border
Egypt migrant boat capsize: 115 bodies pulled of the waters, say officials

Updated : Sep 23, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Egypt migrant boat capsize: 115 bodies pulled of the waters, say officials

A senior Egyptian official says a total of 115 bodies were pulled out of the waters off the Egyptian coast, three days after hundreds of migrants heading to Europe drowned. #Egypt #NewsTracker #UNHCR #boat capsize #Migrant crisis
UNHCR calls for open borders for outflow of South Sudan refugees

Updated : Jul 12, 2016

By : IANS

Category : World

UNHCR calls for open borders for outflow of South Sudan refugees

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees on Tuesday appealed to armed parties in South Sudan to ensure safe passage for people fleeing the fighting that erupted late last week in Juba. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ethiopia #South Sudan #UNHCR #South Sudan violence #South Sudan refugees
Pakistan extends stay of three million Afghan refugees for six months

Updated : Jun 30, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Pakistan extends stay of three million Afghan refugees for six months

Pakistan has allowed the nearly three million Afghan refugees to stay on for an additional six months while tasking authorities to take up the issue of their return with Afghan and UNHCR officials. #Pakistan #Afghanistan #Europe #Nawaz Sharif #UNHCR
2,500 IS militants killed in Fallujah, says Iraqi military

Updated : Jun 21, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

2,500 IS militants killed in Fallujah, says Iraqi military

Iraq's government forces dislodged the Islamic State group from two neighborhoods of Fallujah leaving 2,500 IS militants dead. #NewsTracker #military #militants #UNHCR #Fallujah #islamic-state
World Refugee Day: Change in discourse only way to handle crisis facing humanity

Updated : Jun 20, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

World Refugee Day: Change in discourse only way to handle crisis facing humanity

Europe might look like it is battling with a massive refugee crisis, it isn't entirely the case. Countries such as Jordan, a moderate and stable Arab country has been swamped with refugees — it is caught between the Syrian civil war and the conflict in Iraq. #United Nations #refugees #Syrian refugees #UNHCR #World Refugee Day #TheNarrative
Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR

Updated : Jun 20, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Conflict in Syria and Afghan raised the number of refugees to 65 million: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency says persecution and conflict in places like Syria and Afghanistan raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide to a record 65.3 million at the end of last year. #Syria #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Europe #EU #World War II #refugees #UNHCR #displaced people
Thousands flee Boko Haram attack on Niger town: United Nations

Updated : Jun 07, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Thousands flee Boko Haram attack on Niger town: United Nations

Tens of thousands of people have fled southeastern Niger following deadly attacks by Boko Haram insurgents on the town of Bosso in recent days, the United Nations said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Boko Haram #UNHCR