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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.
J-K Governor visits refugee camps Jan 12, 10:54 am
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 12 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra paid his first visit to the Hiranagar refugee camps since Governor's rule was implemented in the state, travelling to assess the present situation and problems being faced by the refugees.
France shootings: Muslim man who hid Jewish hostages at Paris supermarket hailed hero Jan 11, 9:49 am
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A young Muslim man who is believed to have saved various Jewish supermarket hostages in Paris as they sought refuge from the killer Amedy Coulibaly has been hailed a hero.
New Delhi, Jan. 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved certain concessions for the West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs) settled in Jammu and Kashmir after considering the problems being faced by them.
Afghan Sikh and Hindu refugees aspire to stay back in India Dec 27, 1:01 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 27 (ANI): A large number of Sikh and Hindu refugees from Afghanistan want to stay back in India, as the security situation in their country is not stable. Many of them, especially the young have learnt stitching and operating the computer and desire to be self-reliant.
Human Rights Watch asks Iran to let Afghans seek refugee status Dec 22, 1:36 pm
Beirut, December 22 (ANI): The Iranian government's earlier announcement that it will grant a six-month visa extension to 4,50,000 Afghans is a helpful move to prevent their imminent deportation, according to the Human Rights Watch. However, the visa-extension plan is no substitute for an asylum system that will allow newly arriving Afghans to lodge refugee claims.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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