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  • india observes world refugee day

    India observes World Refugee Day

    India | June 20, 2015 16:38 IST

    New Delhi: Aiming to raise awareness about the plight of refugees, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today held series of programmes across the country to mark the World Refugee Day. “Today is

  • more than 1.70 lakh lankan refugees asylum seekers idps

    More than 1.70 lakh Lankan refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs: UNHCR

    India | January 13, 2015 14:08 IST

    Chennai: Even five years after end of the civil war between Sri Lankan government and LTTE, over 1.70 lakh people remain either as refugees or asylum-seekers in other countries or Internally Displaced Persons within the

  • un agency starts relocation of south sudanese refugees in

    UN agency starts relocation of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia

    World | November 19, 2014 7:21 IST

    United Nations: The UN refugee agency UNHCR has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for months at a station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due

  • unhcr launches global drive to end statelessness

    UNHCR launches global drive to end statelessness

    World | November 05, 2014 7:46 IST

    Geneva: The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has launched a 10-year global campaign aimed at ending the statelessness which affects millions of people around the world.According to the UN refugee agency,

  • over 7 300 syrians fled kobane since september un

    Over 7,300 Syrians fled Kobane since September: UN

    World | October 16, 2014 8:31 IST

    United Nations: The arrival of nearly 1,500 refugees from Syria's Kobane Tuesday due to the Islamic State (IS) militants' attacks brought the total number of people to flee the northern Syrian town to Iraq to

  • afghan refugees increasing in pakistan

    Afghan refugees increasing in Pakistan

    World | August 28, 2014 12:11 IST

    Islamabad: The number of registered refugees in Pakistan is escalating as 50,000 children are born to refugee families every year, Dawn online reported on Thursday.The UN refugee agency said that the National Database and Registration

  • unhcr concerned over attacks on foreigners in south africa

    UNHCR concerned over attacks on foreigners in South Africa

    World | June 12, 2014 8:00 IST

    Cape Town: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has expressed concern over recent attacks targeting foreigners including refugees in South Africa."UNHCR is extremely concerned over the recent spate of violence in Mamelodi (north of

  • 604 000 syrian refugees in lebanon unhcr

    604,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon: UNHCR

    World | July 14, 2013 14:10 IST

    Beirut, July 14: The UNHCR says that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon getting aid from the government, the UN and its NGO partners has reached 604,000.It said the number of registered refugees was

  • syrian refugees could double or triple in 2013 unhcr

    Syrian refugees could double or triple in 2013: UNHCR

    World | April 10, 2013 9:01 IST

    Geneva, April 10: The number of Syrian refugees is expected to witness a major rise by the end of this year, following shortage of fund for aid, the UN's refugee agency has warned.The number of

  • 3 killed suicide bomber rams car into us consulate vehicle

    3 killed, suicide bomber rams car into US Consulate vehicle in Peshawar

    World | September 03, 2012 15:36 IST

    Islamabad, Sep 3: In a major flare up, a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a US Consulate vehicle in northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing himself and two persons and injuring nearly 20

  • india likely to vote in favour of unhcr resolution on lanka

    India Likely To Vote In Favour Of UNHCR Resolution On Lanka War Crimes, Says PM

    India | March 19, 2012 13:38 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 19: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said India was intending to vote in favour of the resolution on UNHCR on Sri Lanka.The resolution should cover India's objectives to achieve a future