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UN agency says 1.5 mln people have fled from war-torn Syria May 18, 1:19 pm
London, May 18 (ANI): The United Nation's refugee agency has said that more than 1.5 million people have fled the conflict in Syria.
KFC meals smuggled into Gaza strip via tunnel from Egypt May 16, 4:53 pm
London, May 16 (ANI): The only refuge for KFC lovers in the Gaza strip is to get the food delivered via tunnels linking the besieged land to Egypt.
US man saves son from alligator's jaws Apr 22, 3:56 pm
New York, Apr. 22 (ANI): A father and son's canoe trip at the Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge in Boynton Beach, Florida, took a terrifying turn on Friday when the 6-year-old kid fell into the water and his hand was bit into by a eight-foot gator.
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): A 19-year-old Tunisian woman who bared her breasts to protest for women's rights, has said that she now fears for her life and wants to take refuge abroad.
'Talented' Pak refugee Ahmed must play in Ashes if given Oz passport, says 'mentor' MacGill Apr 6, 10:38 am
Sydney, Apr 6 (ANI): Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill said that refugee player Fawad Ahmed should be selected in captain Michael Clarke's Ashes squad if he is granted an Australian passport in time, adding that he is talented enough to face England in the series.
Sydney, Mar 28 (ANI): The rise of Pakistani refugee leg spinner Fawad Ahmed in Australian cricket has exposed the shocking absence of good quality spinners in the country, according to sports journalist Robert Craddock.
Inverarity says Pak refugee's Ashes selection would be 'wonderful thing for Oz society' Mar 27, 1:07 pm
Sydney, Mar 27 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors, John Inverarity has said if Pakistani refugee leggie, Fawad Ahmed is selected for this year's Ashes series then his story could blossom into a wonderful thing for their nation's society.
Blast at Jalozai refugee camp in North West Pakistan kills 12 Mar 21, 8:35 pm
Peshawar, Mar. 21 (ANI): A car bomb exploded near a refugee camp in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 12 people and injured 25 others.
Blast kills 8 at Pakistan refugee camp Mar 21, 1:30 pm
Islamabad, March 21 (Xinhua-ANI): At least eight people were killed and several others injured when a bomb went off in a refugee camp in Pakistan's northwest city of Nowshera on Thursday morning, local media reported.
Sydney, Mar 21 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA), who is facing a dearth of world-class spin bowlers, is desperately trying to convince country's immigration minister to fast-track Pakistani refugee Fawad Ahmed's citizenship in order to utilize the glorified leg-spinner for this year's Ashes series.
Syrian refugees may double or triple this year, says UN official Mar 11, 9:39 am
London, Mar 11 (ANI): The United Nations has warmed that the number of refugees from Syria may double or even triple this year if the two-year-old bloody uprising does not end.
Islamabad, Mar 7 (ANI): Pakistani refugee spinner Fawad Ahmed is good enough to earn a place in the Australian Test team, according to his state coach, Greg Shipperd.
Islamabad, Mar. 6 (ANI): The number of Syrians who have fled the war-ravaged country and are seeking assistance has now reached the one million mark, the United Nations' refugee agency has said.
Pak refugee hopeful of playing in Ashes after CA fast-tracks citizenship application Mar 4, 11:43 am
London. Mar 4 (ANI): Cricket Australia is trying to fast-track the citizenship application of Pakistan-born leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed ahead of this summer's Ashes series, and the 31-year old refugee has expressed hope his dream of playing in the Ashes would be come true soon.
Botha backs Pak refugee Fawad Ahmed to star for Oz during Ashes Feb 28, 2:03 pm
Sydney, Feb 28 (ANI): Former South African tweaker Johan Botha believes Pakistan refugee spinner Fawad Ahmed is the missing link in Australia's plot to regain the Ashes and No.1 Test ranking.
Sydney, Feb 27 (ANI): The answer to Australia's worrisome spin crisis and Ashes hopes depends on Federal Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor, with Pakistani refugee spinner Fawad Ahmed on the threshold of a fast-tracked baggy green.
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistani refugee and new Victorian leg spinning hero, Fawad Ahmed is closing on winning his debut baggy green following consistent impressive performances in Australia's domestic cricket.
Male, Feb. 13 (ANI): Former President of Maldives, Mohammed Nasheed took refuge inside the Indian High Commission in Male on Wednesday, after a court issued an arrest warrant against him.
US assures Pakistan of not repeating 1989 'mistake' of abandoning country after 2014 Jan 31, 2:56 pm
Islamabad, Jan. 31 (ANI): The US envoy in Pakistan, Richard Olson, has assured that his country will not repeat mistakes it made in 1989 and will not disengage from the region in 2014-expected withdrawal year for the US and NATO forces from Afghanistan.
UK risks becoming 'refuge for foreign criminals' Jan 15, 1:10 pm
London, Jan. 15 (ANI): The UK will be facing the risk of becoming a 'refuge for foreign criminals' if the government pressed going ahead with plans to repatriate justice powers from Brussels, Scotland's police chiefs have warned.
Sydney, Jan 14 (ANI): Rape has been a 'significant' weapon of Syria's civil war, and is the 'primary' factor in the exodus of women and children refugees to neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon, an aid group has said.
MJ's BFF Bubbles spends Christmas locked away in animal refuge Dec 26, 2:59 pm
London, December 26 (ANI): Three years after Michael Jacksons death from a drug overdose, the Jackson clan has turned its back on the King of Pop's former pet chimp - Bubbles.
Sydney, Dec 24(ANI): Australian police will keep a close eye on the protests planned during the Boxing Day Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka in Melbourne by The Tamil Refugee Council against the human right violations committed by the Sri Lankan government.
Syrian refugees in Turkey exceed 200,000 Dec 22, 1:59 pm
Ankara, Dec. 22 (Xinhua-ANI): The number of Syrians fleeing clashes in their country and residing in Turkey has exceeded 200, 000, an official of the Syrian National Council's Executive Committee said Saturday.
Geneva, Dec. 13 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN refugee agency UNHCR warns that the number of Syrian refugees registered in neighbouring countries, which now stands at more than half a million, could increase to 700,000 by the end of the year, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said here Wednesday.
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