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FIFA World Cup 2018: Displaced Syrians find relief in tent-side World Cup screenings
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Displaced Syrians find relief in tent-side World Cup screenings

War-displaced Syrians are finding ways to watch the beautiful game in the cafeterias of refugee camps.

Syrian refugee camps in Jordan draw Asian tourists looking for selfies, adoptions
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Syrian refugee camps in Jordan draw Asian tourists looking for selfies, adoptions

'Dark tourism' -- driven mainly by Asians -- is on the upswing at Syrian refugee camps along the Jordan border

Myanmar military systematically slaughtered dozens of Rohingya Muslims, say survivors
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Myanmar military systematically slaughtered dozens of Rohingya Muslims, say survivors

The ethnic Rohingya Muslim community has long been persecuted and denied basic rights in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar.

Rohingya refugees lose jobs, forced to relocate after Narendra Modi govt brands them 'security threat'
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Rohingya refugees lose jobs, forced to relocate after Narendra Modi govt brands them 'security threat'

Several cases of Rohingya being fired from jobs in Delhi, Jammu and Punjab because of their identity have been reported

Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh look to Pope Francis to get citizenship, ensure safety
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Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh look to Pope Francis to get citizenship, ensure safety

A group of Rohingya Muslim refugees due to meet Pope in Bangladesh on Friday have high hopes the encounter will put them on the path back home to Myanmar

France to take in 25 African migrants evacuated from Libya, to be given refugee status by January
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France to take in 25 African migrants evacuated from Libya, to be given refugee status by January

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency

Arson, rape, brutal murders: What the Rohingya saw before they fled Myanmar
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Arson, rape, brutal murders: What the Rohingya saw before they fled Myanmar

Firstpost got in touch with a production crew in Bangladesh to spend time with the Rohingya Refugees in Cox’s Bazaar district, and find out stories of the carnage they witnessed in their homeland, and the journeys they undertook to reach safety.

Myanmar Rohingya exodus leaves ghostland behind
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Myanmar Rohingya exodus leaves ghostland behind

Torched villages and unharvested paddy fields stretch to the horizon in Myanmar's violence-gutted Rakhine state, where a dwindling number of Muslim Rohingya remain trapped in limbo after an army crackdown coursed through the region.

Safe in a camp, Rohingya children face death by malnutrition
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Safe in a camp, Rohingya children face death by malnutrition

More than half of the huge influx into the refugee camps are children, separated from parents, or whose fathers and mothers were killed.

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh's initiative is commendable, but refugees need to be repatriated soon, says expert
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh's initiative is commendable, but refugees need to be repatriated soon, says expert

With nearly seven hundred thousand Rohingya Muslims living in refugee camps across Bangladesh, the country has been at the centre of world’s attention for quite a while now.

Casablanca turns 75: Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman saga of doomed love endures, as time goes by
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Casablanca turns 75: Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman saga of doomed love endures, as time goes by

75 years later, Casablanca — a timeless film — continues to resonate with generation after generation.

Rohingya crisis: US withdraws military assistance from Myanmar, mulls imposing further sanctions
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Rohingya crisis: US withdraws military assistance from Myanmar, mulls imposing further sanctions

The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

Myanmar has failed to protect Rohingya from atrocities: UN 
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Myanmar has failed to protect Rohingya from atrocities: UN 

Myanmar's government has failed to meet its international obligations and protect Rohingya Muslims from the atrocities taking place in Rakhine state.

Ten drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh, 12,000 more arrive
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Ten drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh, 12,000 more arrive

Bangladesh has allocated 3,000 acres (1,214 hectares) of forest land to create the world's largest refugee camp for the new arrivals as well as those already in the country.

Bangladesh sheltered Rohingya Muslims despite economic strain, dispute with Myanmar, says official
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Bangladesh sheltered Rohingya Muslims despite economic strain, dispute with Myanmar, says official

Bangladesh has given shelter to 10 lakh distressed Rohingyas fleeing Myanmar despite its economic and demographic problems and a longstanding row with Myanmar, a top Bangladesh official said.

Google Doodle commemorates the 156th birth anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize winner Fridtjof Nansen
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Google Doodle commemorates the 156th birth anniversary of Nobel Peace Prize winner Fridtjof Nansen

The Google Doodle has a snow-laden background with a skiing Nansen in the centre and a North star depicting the North Pole above him.

'Skin and bones': Doctors fear for malnourished Rohingya kids
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'Skin and bones': Doctors fear for malnourished Rohingya kids

The UN says more than 14,100 children are at risk of dying from malnutrition in wretched camps where half a million mainly Rohingya refugees depend entirely on charities for survival.

As violence escalates, over 2,000 Rohingya Muslims reach Myanmar coast to flee Bangladesh
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As violence escalates, over 2,000 Rohingya Muslims reach Myanmar coast to flee Bangladesh

More than 2,000 Rohingya have massed along Myanmar's coast this week after trekking from inland villages in Rakhine state to join the refugee exodus to Bangladesh, state media reported on Saturday.

Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed
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Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed

Rika Dhar watched as her husband, two brothers and countless neighbours were brutally hacked to death with machetes by masked men who stormed their Hindu village in western Myanmar and frogmarched the terrified inhabitants to the hills.