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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.
Rocket attack in Peshawar leaves two soldiers wounded Jun 30, 5:11 pm
Islamabad, June 30 (ANI): At least four rockets landed inside Peshawar Cantonment in Pakistan, wounding two soldiers.
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Orlando Bloom, who recently visited Syrian child refugees as United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) goodwill ambassador, said that kids are seeing far too much violence and torture and they need help.
Separatists call for a complete shutdown in Kashmir Jun 23, 9:53 am
Srinagar, June 23 (ANI): Separatists called for a complete shutdown in Kashmir over the alleged conspiracy by the BJP and the RSS to settle non-state subject refugees to change the demography of the state.
World Refugee Day observed in India Jun 21, 5:59 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): UNHCR India marked World Refugee Day 2014 with an exhibition of refugee photos by world renowned photographer Raghu Rai in India International Center, New Delhi.
Tibetans yearn for their homeland on World Refugee Day Jun 21, 3:59 pm
Dharamshala, June 21 (ANI): The Tibetan refugees living in-exile in the north Indian hill town of Dharmashala expressed their emotions for their homeland on World Refugee Day on Friday.
Pakistani refugees in Kathua demand voting rights Jun 16, 9:24 am
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), June 16 (ANI): Pakistani refugees residing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua District, are demanding welfare and voting rights.
Tribal refugees in Tripura repatriated to Bangladesh Jun 14, 6:56 pm
Agartala, June 14 (ANI): Authorities in Tripura have sent a large group of Bangladeshi nationals back to their homeland.
Delhi NGO offering skill development to refugees Jun 12, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Bosco Delhi, in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), is providing comprehensive support in education and skill training programmes, language and vocational training, health services and psychosocial support to refugees from Afghanistan, Nepal, Myanmar and African countries.
Gandachara (Tripura), June 6 (ANI): Over 250 Bangladeshi tribal, mostly Buddhists and Hindus, have fled their villages along the international border and crossed over to Tripura, seeking refuge after ethnic clashes with non-tribal Muslims in their country.
Refugees in Jammu and Kashmir: The human dimension Jun 5, 12:03 pm
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): The issue of refugees in Jammu and Kashmir comes up for discussion every now and then, and presently it is in the limelight in view of the mandate of the BJP Government at the centre that calls for their rehabilitation with dignity.
Sri Lanka: Refugees returned from Malaysia at grave risk, says HRW May 28, 11:53 am
Kuala Lumpur, May 28 (ANI): Sri Lankan authorities should ensure the safety of two refugees and an asylum seeker whom Malaysia forcibly returned to Sri Lanka in violation of international law, Human Rights Watch said today.
London, May 26 (ANI): The Malaysian police have arrested three Sri Lankans accused of trying to revive the Tamil Tiger rebel group.
PoK Refugees continue to live without cultural identity Apr 17, 11:39 am
Jammu, April 17 (ANI) Suchwant Singh, an octogenarian, is having a quiet conversation with his wife. Their grandsons, sitting in another corner of the modest but comfortable room, look up with curiosity yet again as he begins to speak, as they struggle to comprehend the strange language their grandparents are speaking.
Bru refugees cast their votes through postal ballot Apr 4, 5:30 pm
Agartala (Tripura), Apr.4 (ANI): Mizoram's Bru tribals, who are living in seven refugee camps in Tripura, have cast their votes through postal ballots for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Nepal repressing refugee Tibetans following enormous pressure from China, rights group finds Apr 2, 5:17 pm
Washington, Apr. 2 (ANI): Nepal has restricted the political freedoms of Tibetan refugees living in the country after enormous pressure from China.
Nepal increasing restrictions on Tibetan refugees: Report Apr 1, 6:58 pm
Kathmandu, April 1(ANI): Nepal has reportedly increased its surveillance on Tibetans living in the country as a result of strong pressure from China, according to a new report.
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.
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