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Assange says NSA reporters 'new kind of political refugee' Mar 9, 12:34 pm
Washington, March 9 (ANI): Addressing thousands of audience during a teleconference interview at South by Southwest, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that Americans in exile were fast emerging as new age National security reporters.
'Cute' Florida otter kills and eats 'hapless' alligator Mar 7, 4:43 pm
Wellington, March 7 (ANI): Florida's Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge recently posted a series of pictures showing a giant otter devouring an alligator on their Facebook page.
Leopard terror leads to shutdown in Meerut Feb 24, 7:21 pm
Meerut, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 24 (ANI): A wild leopard sparked off panic in Meerut when the big cat strayed into a crowded locality and later took refuge in a hospital, forcing the authorities to call for a shutdown in the city on Monday.
Sydney, Feb 15 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee-turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed is reportedly inspired by the comeback of pace sensation Mitchell Johnson and wants to use it for his own return to international cricket.
Transcendental Meditation can significantly reduce PTSD in war refugees within 10 days Feb 11, 3:20 pm
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new research has shown that Congolese war refugees who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant reduction in posttraumatic stress disorder in just 10 days.
Bollywood wishes junior Bachchan on his 38th birthday Feb 5, 4:40 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 05 (ANI): Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who debuted as a hero in the year 2000 with JP Dutta's 'Refugee', has turned 38 today.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Thousands of Haitian refugees, who fled the devastation of the 2010 earthquake and ended up in Brazil, are reportedly being used as slave labourers in the building of a multi-million pound stadium for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Settled for over six decades, but still 'Refugees" Feb 2, 11:38 am
Jammu, Feb 2 (ANI): In the immediate vicinity of Vijaypur, near Jammu, is a 12x12 room outside which scores of people make a beeline every day. The sparse room has a wooden table laden with piles of files, a few plastic chairs, a couple of cabinets and a squeaky ceiling, fan spinning slowly. This is the office of Labha Ram Gandhi, President, West Pakistani Refugee Action Committee, a virtually invisible, singular effort fighting for the rights of the refugees living in wretched conditions for sixty five years now.
Bru families from Mizoram seek refuge in Tripura Jan 30, 12:17 pm
Agartala, Jan 30 (ANI): Many Bru families from Mizoram have taken shelter in four refugee camps in north Tripura's Dhancherra area. The recent influx of bru refugees is the result of conflict created by militant outfits between Reang and Mizo tribes.
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Australia's Immigration Department thought that Pakistani leg spinner Fawad Ahmed's asylum request was a "borderline" case for granting permanent visa and then Australian citizenship.
New York, Jan. 25 (ANI): A Russian lawmaker has reportedly hinted to the plans of extending NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's asylum term, who fled the US and sought refuge in the country after revealing classified data about NSA's mass surveillance operations.
Imphal (Manipur), Dec.27 (ANI): Villagers in Manipur have fled and sought refuge in neighbouring areas after a militant outfit issued threats to them in connection with a land dispute case.
London, Dec. 26 (ANI): The United Nations refugee agency has condemned British Prime Minister David Cameron's proposed immigration laws.
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): Pakistani refugee-turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has admitted that his bowling was affected by talk that he was in Ashes contention, for which he lost his way.
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.
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