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War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/1/2022 5:33:29 PM
Some 677,000 refugees have fled the conflict in Ukraine for safety in neighboring countries, while around a million people are estimated to be internally displaced, the United Nations said Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/1/2022 4:35:36 PM
Like much of the world, Arabs were stunned by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but the shock quickly gave way to indignation over media commentary seen by many as racist against people from the Middle East.

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/1/2022 3:57:51 PM

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/1/2022 2:32:20 PM
At Berlin central station, commuters rush past a mother and her four children as they stand bewildered on the platform, weighed down by heavy luggage.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/28/2022 9:18:12 PM
The mass exodus of refugees from Ukraine to the eastern edge of the European Union showed no signs of stopping Monday, with the UN estimating that more than 500,000 people have already escaped Russia's burgeoning war against Ukraine.

World - Africa
2/28/2022 1:21:40 PM
The scene has become all-too-common during Ethiopia's drawn-out war: thousands of Eritrean refugees, shell-shocked and separated from loved ones, fleeing on foot through harsh terrain to escape artillery and gunfire.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/28/2022 12:40:08 PM

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/28/2022 11:01:21 AM
They file into neighboring countries by the hundreds of thousands refugees from Ukraine clutching children in one arm, belongings in the other. And they're being heartily welcomed, by leaders of countries like Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Moldova and Romania.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
2/27/2022 1:29:15 PM
The UN refugee agency said Sunday more than 368,000 people had fled Ukraine since Russia invaded on Thursday.

World - Africa
2/19/2022 4:10:21 PM
The last UN staff member detained by the Ethiopian government has been released, ending a months-long effort to gain freedom for at least 16 UN employees picked up since late October during the ongoing war in the country's north, the United Nations said Friday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/16/2022 4:58:38 PM
The European Commission has announced its humanitarian funding for North Africa for 2022, amounting to €18 million, to support some of the most vulnerable refugees in Egypt, Libya, and Algeria, the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) said on Tuesday.

World - Region
2/16/2022 12:03:02 PM
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) late on Tuesday commended the release of 64 refugees from a detention center in the Libyan capital Tripoli.

World - International
1/19/2022 6:06:03 PM
Police in Italy, Albania and Greece on Wednesday arrested some 30 people accused of profiteering several hundred million euros to smuggle refugees and migrants into the European Union from Turkey on yachts and other leisure vessels.

World - Region
1/18/2022 6:03:31 PM
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, announced a $1.6 billion funding appeal Tuesday to help counter "chronic" budget shortfalls.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/11/2022 5:26:04 PM
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said on Tuesday during the World Youth Forum (WYF) in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh that a non-interference in other countries’ domestic affairs is a “human right”.

World - Region
1/8/2022 6:10:08 PM
The Taliban's foreign minister visited Iran on Saturday to discuss Afghan refugees and a growing economic crisis, in the first such trip to the neighbouring country since the hardline Islamists seized power.

Sports - Omni sports
1/7/2022 10:39:18 AM
As rain pelts the crowd outside Novak Djokovic's detention centre in Melbourne, shouts of "free Novak" alternate with "free refugees" as fans stand alongside activists and anti-vaccine protesters.

World - Region
1/6/2022 3:17:32 PM
A Lebanese mountain town home to 70,000 Syrian refugees declared a "fuel emergency" Thursday, warning that soaring heating fuel prices would spell tragedy as winter starts to bite.

World - International
12/30/2021 9:25:03 PM
A group of 120 Rohingya Muslims disembarked from a boat that had drifted for days off Indonesia's northernmost province of Aceh and was towed by a navy ship into port, officials said Friday.

World - International
12/29/2021 11:50:42 AM
Indonesian authorities said Wednesday they will push a boat containing 120 Rohingya Muslims back to international waters despite calls from the United Nations refugee agency to allow the passengers to disembark after being adrift for days off the country's northernmost province of Aceh.

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