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Aug 08, 2018
Rohingya crisis: UNHCR head asks Asia-Pacific leaders to show solidarity with Bangladesh, offer support and protection to refugeesThe UNHCR chief also stressed that the "real solution" lies in Myanmar itself, and he appealed for regional support to address the root causes of displacement of Rohingya refugees in Rakhine: for example, investing in infrastructure that connects communities instead of dividing them, and providing expertise on resolving statelessness and intercommunal conflict.
Jun 20, 2018
Over 7,000 Indians applied for asylum in US in 2017, says UN report; Afghans made up highest number of refugees last yearAccording to the UN report, there were 1,97,146 refugees in end 2017 in India and 10,519 asylum-seekers with pending cases.
Jan 25, 2018
US denies attacking Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan after Islamabad condemns 'unilateral' drone strikePakistan's claim that the US hit an Afghan refugee camp in a drone strike is "false", a US spokesman said Thursday
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.