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World - Region
11/25/2021 8:58:46 PM
A group of 93 asylum seekers stuck in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday in the first flight of its kind in two years, the UN refugee agency said.

World - International
11/17/2021 9:49:49 PM
The European Commission confirmed Wednesday that it will hold "technical talks" with Belarus on how to repatriate migrants seeking to cross the Polish border.

World - International
11/11/2021 3:09:10 PM
The number of people around the world forced to abandon their homes likely increased to more than 84 million in the first half of this year, an increase fueled in particular by conflicts in Africa, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.

Egypt - Society
10/26/2021 8:37:04 PM
Egypt has recently adopted a series of procedures and policies to protect women against violence and allow them to take over top posts, the country's chairwoman for the National Council for Women (NCW) said on Tuesday.

Egypt - Society
9/11/2021 12:21:53 PM
The launching ceremony on Saturday for the new national strategy was attended by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi

World - International
8/15/2021 5:55:32 PM
A spokeswoman for UNHCR said that while the situation inside Afghanistan is fluid, 'for now the displacement is largely internal'

World - Region
6/24/2021 10:37:50 PM
Tunisia's coastguard said the migrants, who also included three Egyptians, had been stranded at sea after their boat broke down

World - Region
6/9/2021 12:27:04 PM
The UNHCR said that at least 500 people had died trying to cross the Central Mediterranean this year, more than triple the 150 in the same period of 2020

World - Africa
6/8/2021 12:44:14 PM
The UN refugee agency said thousands of children were among those who fled Solhan village, near the border with Niger and Mali, after gunmen stormed in on Saturday, massacring civilians

Life & Style - City Lights
4/28/2021 1:07:44 PM
Abi Rached advocates for the forcibly displaced across the world

World - Africa
4/13/2021 9:33:13 PM
Some refugees have been forced to relocate several times after similar clashes killed more than 200 people two weeks after a joint peace mission to the region by the UN and the African Union ended in January

World - Region
3/29/2021 8:09:18 PM
UNHCR has said it has received a growing number of reports in recent months suggesting asylum-seekers may have been pushed back to Turkey at sea or immediately after reaching Greek soil, or left adrift at sea

World - Africa
3/24/2021 1:32:00 PM
The Dadaab and the Kakuma refugee camps in northern Kenya together host more than 410,000 people, a small proportion of whom are from South Sudan

World - Region
3/11/2021 1:35:51 PM
Bachelet's office has no access to Syria but said the number of missing men, women and children was 'estimated to be in the tens of thousands'

World - International
2/24/2021 6:23:08 PM
The tragedy started when the dinghy took on water about 15 hours after the migrants embarked on their perilous voyage, the UNHCR said

World - Africa
2/23/2021 2:55:26 PM
The displacement is not related to the unrest in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, which has pushed more than 61,000 to flee also into Sudan in recent months

World - Africa
1/20/2021 4:01:41 PM
Overall, the humanitarian situation in Tigray is increasingly severe, with reports of fighting, human rights violations and abuse, and increasing hunger and malnutrition affecting hundreds of thousands of people

World - Africa
12/13/2020 9:38:20 PM
Thousands have been killed since the start of the conflict in Tigray and just over 50,000 people have fled to neighbouring Sudan since Abiy ordered troops into the region

World - Africa
12/12/2020 12:53:01 PM
UNHCR said late Friday it had received 'an overwhelming number of disturbing reports' of refugees being killed or kidnapped and forcibly returned to Eritrea

World - Region
12/10/2020 6:47:22 PM
Immigrant shelters in Libya are crowded with thousands of immigrants either rescued from the sea or arrested by the Libyan security forces, despite international calls to close those centers.

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