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Feb 26, 2018
Panicky villagers along LoC in Kashmir's Uri flee homes amid heavy shelling; Pakistan Army tells locals to leaveNon-stop firing and shelling by Pakistani forces has forced over 3,000 villagers along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector to flee their homes causing biggest displacement in 30 years in the area
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
Jul 04, 2017
US-backed Syrian forces attack Raqqa, breach Old Wall in efforts to retake Islamic State's de-facto capitalUS-backed forces have launched an assault to capture Raqqa, the Islamic State's de facto capital in Syria.
Jun 09, 2017
Syria conflict: Over 40,000 children at risk in Islamic State crossfire in Raqqa, says UNICEFUNICEF is warning that the fight for the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in northern Syria is threatening the lives of more than 40,000 children.
Mar 06, 2017
Modi govt's Smart City scheme may make housing unaffordable for poor, says UN reportThe Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
Nov 20, 2015
2.2 million people displaced in Nigeria: UNHCRThe population of internally displaced people (IDP) in restive northeast Nigeria has risen to 2.2 million, a top official with United Nations High Commission for Refugees(UNHCR) has said.
Jan 22, 2014
UN airlifts humanitarian supplies to South SudanThe UN children's fund has said that its first of two charter planes, each carrying 35 tonnes of live-saving emergency supplies for children and women, reached South Sudan Tuesday.
Jan 10, 2014
US pushes for ceasefire deal in South Sudan ethnic clashesThe United States has asked South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel-leader Riek Machar to sign a ceasefire deal and immediately end hostilities which has left hundreds of people dead
Jan 09, 2014
More than 2,00,000 people displaced in South Sudan conflict: UNThe ongoing conflict in South Sudan has already uprooted more than 200,000 people from their homes, a UN spokesperson confirmed here Wednesday.
Jun 21, 2013
Intensified efforts needed for displaced people: UN chiefUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday called on the international community to boost efforts to prevent and resolve conflicts that have caused massive displacement, and to find durable solutions for the displaced