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Twitter fans mark 15 years of Bebo and Jr. Bachchan Jun 30, 12:20 pm
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Its flashback time for Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor as today their first release 'Refugee' completes 15 years, and twitter fans have flooded their wishes to mark the occasion.
Malaysia buries 21 Rohingya trafficking victims Jun 22, 6:29 pm
Karachi, June 22 (ANI): Malaysia has reportedly buried 21 human trafficking victims, believed to be Rohingya refugees, in accordance with Muslim rites.
Angelina Jolie takes her daughter to Turkish refugee camps Jun 21, 10:42 am
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Angelina Jolie travelled with her daughter Shiloh Jolie Pitt to Turkey on June 20 to spread awareness about the world refugees.
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Angelina Jolie Pitt and her daughter Shiloh recently visited Lebanon together to spend some quality time with 12-year-old Syrian refugee girl.
Pak home to world's second-largest refugee population, says UN Jun 17, 1:38 pm
Karachi, June 17 (ANI): Pakistan is home to the world's second largest refugee population, hosting as many as 1.5 million refugees, after Turkey, which has provided shelter to 1.59 million Syrian refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.
Kaskau (North Tripura)/Agartala, June 4 (ANI): Mizoram Bru (Reang Tribes) refugees in Tripura are reluctant, none of them turning up for identification till the third day on Thursday at Kaskau relief camp in North Tripura district, officials said.
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): A deputation of 'West Pakistan Refugees Action Committee', led by its president, Labha Ram Gandhi, called on Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Dr. Jitendra Singh, on Saturday, to seek his intervention for redressal of their long pending grievances.
UNHCR wants Sri Lanka,India ferry service to resume May 15, 7:23 pm
Colombo, May 15 (ANI): The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has called for the resumption of ferry services between India and Sri Lanka.
10 Rohingya migrants aboard 'ferry of death' die post drifting in Andaman sea for 2 months May 15, 9:34 am
Dhaka, May 15 (ANI): A boat crammed with dozens of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was reportedly found sailing in Thai waters yesterday, with passengers claiming that at least 10 people, who were travelling with them, had died over the past few days.
GOI stay visas of huge benefit to Afghan refugees May 11, 3:15 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): The Government of India's initiative of granting long stay visas to refugees from Afghanistan has played a positive role in providing expatriates better access to basic facilities.
Afghani food gaining popularity in Delhi May 9, 1:56 pm
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Afghani cuisine is gradually acquiring popularity among Delhi's residents and tourists, as many new restaurants run by Afghan refugees have opened in the national capital.
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): A report prepared by the Norwegian Refugee Council has claimed that the number of internally-displaced persons (IDPs) in Pakistan has increased from 746,000 to 1.9 million after violence intensified in the region.
30,000 people displaced a day from own countries in 2014 May 7, 10:28 am
Johannesburg, May 07 (ANI): The number of people displaced from their own countries last year was 30,000 a day as there was little sign from the governments taking action to deal with the issue, said the Norwegian Refugee Council.
South African President Zuma vows to end xenophobic attacks Apr 19, 11:16 am
London, April 19 (ANI): While visiting a refugee camp in the port of Durban after a fresh outbreak of anti-foreigner violence, South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to bring an end to xenophobic attacks in the country.
Palestinian fighters push back IS in Syria's Yarmouk Apr 16, 9:45 am
London, April 16 (ANI): Palestinian fighters have reportedly made advances following clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Palestinian officials said.
London, April 02 (ANI): According to Palestinian officials and activists, Islamic State (IS) militants have entered the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk in Damascus.
Rijiju assures assistance to Sri Lankan refugees in India Mar 24, 5:44 pm
Gummidipoondi (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday assured the government's assistance to Sri Lankan refugees, who have been residing in Tamil Nadu for more than two decades.
Beijing, March 12 (ANI): The war in Syria plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty, a United Nations-backed report has claimed.
Don't want to impose forced return of Sri Lankan refugees from India: Wickremasinghe Mar 7, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Mar.7 (ANI-Thanthi TV): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremasinghe, has said that refugees of Sri Lankan origin residing in India will be given enough time to decide when they want to return home, and added that the present government is not in the business of imposing the forced return of its citizens.
HRW urges Pak to halt forceful return of Afghan refugees in wake of Peshawar school attack Feb 23, 4:27 pm
Islamabad, Feb 23 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Pakistan to halt forced return of Afghan refugees from Pakistan in the wake of the recent Peshawar school attack.
Pak ready to play 'facilitator' role in peace talks between Afghanistan and Afghan Taliban Feb 20, 3:15 pm
Karachi, Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office spokeswoman Tasneem Aslam has reportedly said that Pakistan is ready to play the role of a "facilitator" in reconciliatory talks between the Afghan Taliban and Afghanistan government.
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Angelina Jolie had visited Iraqi refugees and was left speechless for the people there who are struggling to survive.
Jolie meets ISIS victims during Iran's refugee camp visit Jan 26, 1:29 pm
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who is UN refugee agency's Special Envoy, recently visited a refugee camp in Iraq and met young kids and adult survivors of ISIS attacks.
Fawad Ahmed hopeful of making Test debut for Oz Jan 13, 4:23 pm
Wellington, Jan 13 (ANI): Former Pakistani refugee-turned Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed is hopeful of making the Test debut that has escaped him since being granted citizenship in Australia.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 13 (ANI): The separatists have opposed the Indian parliament's proposal to permanently settle Pakistani refugees in northern state Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was an attempt to tamper with state's demography.
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