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Sydney hostage taker believed to have committed 47 sexual assaults  Dec 16, 11:09 am
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Iranian refugee Man Haron Monis who held 20 people as hostages in a Sydney cafe is believed to be on a bail for 47 sexual assaults he is accused of committing while working as a spiritual healer.
UN says western countries promise to accept up to 1,00,000 Syrian refugees for resettlement  Dec 10, 2:21 pm
London, Dec 10 (ANI): The United Nations Refugee Agency has said that western countries have agreed to increase the number of Syrian refugees they would accept for resettlement to 1,00,000 over the next few months.
Rajnath Singh asks Pakistan not to give shelter to terrorists  Dec 5, 6:09 pm
Rajouri, Dec. 5 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday lashed out at Islamabad for giving refuge to terrorists and said that Pakistan should stop terrorist activities directed against India.
Over 1.7 Syrian refugees suffer as UN suspends food aid due to lack of funds  Dec 2, 3:33 pm
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A funding crisis has forced the UN to suspend its World Food Programme, affecting more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt, who are thriving on food vouchers provided to them by the organisation.
US announces health strengthening project for Tibetan refugees  Nov 18, 8:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday announced a health system strengthening project for Tibetan Refugees in India and Nepal, with view to increase of access to quality preventive, primary, and secondary health care.
Sarah Sewall discusses Tibetan refugee issue with CTA officials in Dharamsala(Correction)  Nov 17, 12:46 pm
Dharamsala, Nov. 17 (ANI): U.S. Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues, Sarah Sewall, recently met officials of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala and reportedly discussed issues related to Tibetan refugees in India.
Dalai Lama receives U.S. envoy in Dharamsala  Nov 16, 6:16 am
Dharamsala, Nov. 16 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama received U.S. Special coordinator for Tibetan Issues Sarah Sewall, at the airport as she arrived in Dharamsala, along with other delegates to discuss Tibetan refugee issues.
Pentagon assessment: Pak using militant groups to counter India's superior military  Nov 4, 3:20 pm
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): In an assessment of terrorist refuge in Pakistan, the Pentagon has told the United States Congress that militant groups are being used by the country as proxies to counter India's superior military.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai to donate 50,000 dollars for Gaza schools destroyed during conflict  Oct 30, 1:11 pm
Karachi, Oct 30 (ANI): Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousufzai has reportedly decided to donate 50,000 dollars to help rebuild the United Nations schools in Gaza which were destroyed during the 50-day conflict between Palestine and Israel in July and August, the UN's Palestinian refugee agency said.
J-K Government approves financial package for PoK refugees  Oct 17, 4:56 pm
Jammu, Oct.17 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir state government on Friday approved the financial package for Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Chamb refugees to the tune of Rs 9,096 crore, with Rs 25 lakh being distributed to each family.
Villagers take refuge in camps as shelling continues on border  Oct 9, 11:20 am
Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 9 (ANI): Thousands have taken refuge in relief camps in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday after intense shelling from across the border killed at least eight civilians and injured scores
CPI, BJP slam Mamata Government for giving refuge to militant activities  Oct 6, 4:16 pm
New Delhi, Oct.6 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday alleged that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) Government in West Bengal was giving refuge to various militant activities being carried out in the state.
Number of Syrian refugees fleeing to Turkey post ISIS advance hits 100,000 mark  Sep 22, 10:59 am
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (ANI): As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) advances across north-eastern Syria, the number of Syrian refugees crossing into Turkey has reached 100,000, Turkey said.
66,000 Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS cross into Turkey in last 24 hours: Report  Sep 21, 12:21 pm
London, Sep 21 (ANI): A report has revealed that officials said about 66,000 refugees, mostly Syrian Kurds, have crossed into Turkey in the last 24 hours following advances by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in northern Syria.
Espionage only about ' blackmail and persecution': Former Russian spy  Sep 7, 3:36 pm
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Boris Karpichkov, a Russian spy who sought refuge in the United Kingdom after defecting to Britain 16 years ago, says that when he entered the world of espionage, he knew that it was only about "blackmail and persecution."
Central team visits Tripura to assess the condition of Bru refugees  Aug 30, 4:50 pm
Agartala, Aug. 30 (ANI): A seven-member joint central team recently visited the Bru refugee camps in North Tripura's Kanchanpur to take stock of their living conditions.
Jolie releases statement on Syrian refugee crisis post marriage to Pitt  Aug 30, 1:34 pm
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has released a statement on the current Syrian refugee crisis saying that the three million refugees is not just another statistic.
UN chief calls Syria displacement 'biggest humanitarian emergency of era'  Aug 30, 10:30 am
London, Aug 30 (ANI): UN chief Antonio Guterres said Syria is now the biggest humanitarian emergency of this era, with more than three million Syrians forced to flee the war-torn country.
Study finds no significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Lanka after civil war  Aug 22, 2:40 pm
Colombo, Aug 22 (ANI): Five years after the end of the1983-2009 civil war in Sri Lanka, thousands of Sri Lankans remain refugees despite satellite-image analysis showing new housing-like structures and development in a military zone in the northern part of the country.
Snowden's temporary refuge ends in Russia   Aug 1, 3:16 pm
London, August 1 (ANI): Fugitive U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden's political asylum status in Russia has expired while his extension application is still under process.
Israeli bombs kill 32 more in Gaza  Jul 30, 1:21 pm
Islamabad, July 30 (ANI): At least 32 Palestinians were killed in the early hours of Wednesday across Gaza in fresh Israeli bombardments.
Plight of West Pakistani Refugee Women  Jul 20, 2:53 pm
Jammu, July 20, (ANI): By definition, a refugee is someone who seeks refuge in a foreign country because of war or violence, or out of fear of persecution. They seek asylum with the hope of a better future and leading a peaceful and a safe life.
Pakistan charity sends aid to North Waziristan refugees  Jul 12, 11:52 am
Islamabad/Bannu, July 12 (ANI): A Pakistan Islamic charity has sent six trucks of relief material for refugees in Bannu, who have been displaced by the Pakistan Army's Ooperation Zarb-i-Azb to oust Taliban militants from North Waziristan.
Imran Khan pledges support for Waziristan's displaced people  Jul 8, 12:21 pm
Islamabad, July 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer and now head of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party Imran Khan has vowed to support the cause of displaced people from North Waziristan during a visit to a refugee camp in Bannu.
Iraq crisis: ISIS rebels hunt non-Sunnis and other opponents  Jul 4, 4:33 pm
London, July 4 (ANI): Iraqi refugees have said that the ISIS rebels were hunting down non-Sunnis and people against the militants.
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