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Australian government to find humane solutions for refugees in Manus Island

GENEVA, Dec 23, 2017: The U.N. refugee agency is calling on the Australian government to find humane solutions for hundreds of refugees it has abandoned...

Drone and Satellites Expose Myanmar’s Pain

London- The Rohingya refugee crisis is an age-old tale of displacement and suffering, but technology is providing new tools to tackle it, rights groups...

Burundi Refugees in Miserable Condition, Assistance Programme Strapped for Cash

Geneva, September 30: The U.N. refugee agency warns that funds for humanitarian assistance for hundreds of thousands of Burundi refugees have dried up, leaving only...

‘Education Crisis’ for Refugee Children : Over 3.5 Million Refugee Children Currently Missing out on Education

Geneva, September 13, 2017 : The U.N. refugee agency reports more than 3.5 million refugee children aged five to 17 did not attend school last year...

Stop Lecturing And Demonizing India over its Plan to Deport 40,000 Stateless Rohingya Muslims: Minister

Rights groups, including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, have slammed India's deportation plan as "outrageous" The government says the Rohingya Muslims are...

Death Toll among Refugees crossing Mediterranean is Highest Ever, says UN report

GENEVA, September 3, 2016: Nearly 4,200 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea since Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body washed ashore on...

Presence of Boko Haram Islamists has led to Humanitarian Crisis in Northeast Nigeria, says UN Refugee Agency

GENEVA, August 20, 2016: A catastrophic humanitarian situation is unfolding in northeast Nigeria, where Boko Haram Islamists have displaced nearly 2 million people since 2013,...

Iraqi Force declares Fallujah “fully liberated” from ISIL

Fallujah has been liberated from Islamic State fighters by Iraqi forces Backed by US-led coalition airstrikes and a strong contingent of Shi’ite militias,...

Message from UNHCR to Pakistan: Not All Refugees from Afghanistan are Terrorists

U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi made remarks in Pakistan on the last leg of his three-nation trip Amid other refugee problems,...

Somali President asks Kenya to accommodate refugees, if the World’s Largest Refugee Camp ‘Dadaab’ shuts down

Dadaab is the world's largest refugee camp with over 3,00,000 inhabitants Kenya plans to shut down this camp citing economic and security concerns ...

17 Syrians drown in Aegean Sea

Ankara: A boat sank in the Aegean Sea near Turkey in which 17 migrants were drowned. Those drowned were Syrian migrants who left the...

India has to uphold cordial relations with Sri Lanka: Naidu

NewsGram Staff Writer Chennai: Reiterating the Narendra Modi government’s stand on relationship with neighboring countries, union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday...

Protests in Rome lead to clashes, arrests

By NewsGram Staff Writer Two people were arrested and 15 policemen were injured on Friday when far-right activists and local residents held a protest over...

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