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Iran policies violate international obligations to protect Afghan refugees' rights: HRW Nov 21, 4:29 pm
Kabul, Nov. 21. (ANI): A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has revealed that the Iranian government policies toward its Afghan refugees and migrant population violate its legal obligations to protect this vulnerable group from abuse.
Washington, Nov. 21 (ANI): Dozens of suspected terrorists may have been mistakenly allowed to enter the U.S. as war refugees, FBI agents, who are investigating roadside bombings in Iraq and Afghanistan, have warned.
Angelina Jolie wins Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Nov 18, 10:56 am
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has credited her family and her fans' for their love and support in her acceptance speech after receiving the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee-turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed is reportedly out of contention for the Test squad for the winter Ashes series following a bad week of Sheffield Shield cricket for domestic side Victoria.
London, Oct. 12 (ANI): Gay and lesbian asylum seekers are often asked to prove their sexuality to the UK Border Agency immigration officers, the Home Affairs Committee has found.
Australia to resettle 500 Syrian refugees in country Oct 3, 3:36 pm
Beijing, Oct. 3 (ANI): The Australian government has reportedly agreed to settle 500 Syrian refugees in the country under its strengthened humanitarian program which guarantees more resettlement places for refugees.
'Gracious' Fawad Ahmed 'still respects' Oz legends Walters, Campese despite 'go home' remarks Oct 2, 2:44 pm
Sydney, Oct 2 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee-turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has reportedly shown that his performance is not affected either by the harsh words of former champions or unforgiving opposition batsmen.
Beijing, Sept. 23 (ANI): A total of 28.5 million children are reportedly denied access to education in conflict-plagued countries, according to leaders from governments and international organizations who discussed the issue with the UN General Assembly at the second 'Education Cannot Wait' event.
Islamabad, Sept. 24 (ANI): Pakistani student and child activist Malala Yousafzai has urged world leaders to come up with 175 million dollars to educate 400,000 Syrian children who fled to neighboring Lebanon to escape a civil war in their homeland.
Myanmar to call back citizens working illegally in Malaysia Sep 5, 2:12 pm
Beijing, Sept. 5 (ANI): Myanmar will recall its citizens detained in Malaysia for working illegally there in the wake of "Ops Bersepadu up" nationwide operation since the beginning of this month.
Washington, Sept. 3 (ANI): Nearly seven million Syrians, or almost one-third of the population, have been displaced by the country's civil war, the head of the United Nation's refugee agency in the war-torn country has said.
'Ex-Pak refugee' Ahmed exempted from wearing alcohol-branded shirt on 'religious grounds' Sep 3, 11:15 am
Sydney, Sept 3 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed has reportedly been allowed to wear an unbranded shirt by Cricket Australia (CA) as he does not associate with alcohol on 'religious grounds'.
New Delhi, Sept.2 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday expressed confidence about the country's law enforcement agencies nabbing underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and all other criminals who had taken refuge abroad.
Sydney, Sept 2 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee and Australian spinner Fawad Ahmed has raised expectations of a possible Ashes call-up with his breakthrough performance for Australia, and said that he would be ready to play in Tests.
Sydney, Sept 1 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed had made a breakthrough performance with his first full international wickets at Chester-le-Street, although it failed to prevent his adopted homeland Australia suffering a 29-run loss to England in the second Twenty20 international on Saturday.
Sydney, Aug 29 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed may reportedly make his highly-anticipated debut for Australia in the first Twenty20 international against England on Friday after earning his selection in his adopted homeland's limited overs squad.
Australian political parties 'nastier than Taliban' on refugees: Human Rights lawyer Aug 25, 11:33 am
Sydney, Aug. 25 (ANI): A prominent human rights lawyer has compared major political parties in Australia to the Taliban.
Ex-Pak refugee Fawad Ahmed says he's no Shane Warne Aug 17, 11:50 am
Sydney, Aug 17 (ANI): Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has asked people not to call him the next Shane Warne although he is determined to handle the pressure that comes with his elevation to international cricket and a probable Ashes debut in the return series in Australia.
Churches become latest target amid bloodbath in Egypt Aug 17, 10:44 am
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): More churches across Egypt are being stormed and torched as the Virgin Mary Church, which has been a peaceful refuge for Shenouda El Sayeh was also subject to recent violence, with a Coptic Orthodox Church leader claiming that 52 churches were attacked in 24 hours since Wednesday.
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed has reportedly been included in Australia's limited overs squad for the upcoming one-day series in England.
PoK refugees hope their turmoil will end soon Aug 10, 1:22 pm
Jammu, Aug 10 (ANI): The ruling National Conference party in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this month said that it was in favour of a board of welfare to be set up in the interests of refugees from Pakistan-occupied -Kashmir (PoK).
Islamabad, July 23 (ANI): 70 percent of the 10 million dollars 'Malala Fund for Girl's Right to Education', announced by Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari will reportedly be used in Pakistan and the remainder is earmarked for Afghanistan.
Australian 'quality' spinner hopes boosted by Pak-refugee Fawad Ahmed's heroics in Zimbabwe Jul 21, 9:33 am
Sydney, July 21 (ANI): While Australia still struggle to find a quality spinner to take on England in the Ashes, there may be hope in Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed, who was recently handed out the Australian citizenship, after the Victorian leg spinner claimed eight wickets in Australia A's comfortable victory over a Zimbabwe XI team in Harare.
Israel and Palestinians reach agreement to resume peace talks Jul 20, 4:00 pm
London, July 20 (ANI): the US Secretary of State has reportedly announced that Israel and the Palestinians have reached an agreement which establishes the basis for resuming peace talks.
UNHCR says over 604,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon Jul 14, 2:11 pm
Beirut, July 14 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN Higher Council for Refugees (UNHCR) said Saturday that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon receiving aid from the government, the UN and its NGO partners has reached the threshold of 604,000 after an increase of 17,000 last week alone.
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