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Uganda: Regional professionals hold discussions on refugee self-reliance

Regional experts on Monday started a three-day meeting to devise means of improving the livelihood and self-reliance of refugees and host communities in eastern...
Konkomba-Chokosi conflict

Nabuli primary school becomes a refugee camp

The Nabuli Primary School in the Gushegu Municipality has been converted into a refugee camp housing displaced persons from the Konkomba-Chokosi conflict. Mr Bright K....
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Italy’s refugee policies attracting criticism and attention

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said this week it was "irresponsible" for the new Italian government to let its strict anti-migrant policies put the European...
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UNHCR To Mark IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness

The United Nations High Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) will this week mark the third anniversary of the ‘#IBelong’ Campaign to End Statelessness. A statement issued...
Togo and Ghana receiving more Ivorian refugees as crisis spreads

Hundreds of Togolese refugees arrive in Ghana

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said more than 500 refugees fleeing the unrest in the Republic of Togo had arrived...
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

AIMG Welcomes 5 Competing South Sudanese Refugees

Five athletes originally from South Sudan, are currently competing in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMG) in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, under the...

Two restaurants to launch refugee food festival

Coming together and sharing a meal is the most communal and binding thing in almost every place in the world. New York-based restaurateur Nas...
Sigmar Gabriel

Germany will deliver on the €50m promise to Uganda – Minister Gabriel

Foreign Minister Gabriel issued the following statement in Berlin on June 22, 2017 on the occasion of the Uganda Solidarity Summit on Refugees, which...
Syrian refugees arrive in Lebanon earlier this year after fleeing their homes in western Syria. The number of Syrian refugees has passed 2.563 million. UNHCR/A.McConnell

Austria provides further 2 million euros for Syrian refugee aid in Middle East

The Austrian parliament on Tuesday approved a further two million euros (2.2 million U.S. dollars) in funding for refugee aid in the Middle East. ...
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EU’s Challenge With Mounting Refugee Crisis

By: Iain Begg After the horrific attack on the Berlin Christmas market, the EU’s approach to refugees is once more in the headlines. In...

Renewed Kingship Strife in Bimbilla Created Refugee ‘Crisis’ in Yendi

A refugee situation has been created in Yendi a second largest but highly polarized city in the Northern region after a six hour heavy...

Trump ‘disappointed’ at refugee deal with Australia

The White House said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump is "unbelievably disappointed" at the refugee deal that the Obama administration signed with Australia. However,...

Trump Halts US Refugee Programme and Opts for Extreme Vetting

President Donald Trump has banned the entry of Syrian refugees into the US until further notice, as part of new measures to “keep radical...

I Lived in the USA as a Political Refugee – Agyarko

Minister-nominee for Energy and Petroleum, Boakye Agyarko, has explained that he does not possess a US citizenship, although he lived in that country for...

Nigeria: Dozens Perish in Refugee Camp from Air Strike Mistake

Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more. Aid workers...

Ahmed Hussen’s Rise As Refugee to Becoming Canada’s Foreign Minister

Ahmed Hussen came to Canada from Somalia as a refugee. Now he’s the new minister of immigration. Along with thousands of compatriots, Ahmed Hussen fled...
Mediterranean sea

Refugee and migrant deaths on the Mediterranean a worry to UNICEF

In anticipation of a major summer upswing of child migrants using the dangerous crossing between Libya and Italy, UNICEF will shortly begin an operation...

Surroundings of Commercial Refugee Hubs in Focus At Finland

An investigation done by Finland's largest newspaper Helsingin Sanomat has found out that the experience of an asylum seeker may be hugely different based...
AFP/File / Thierry Charlier The European Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation EU, has given conditional backing for Turks to get visa-free travel

EU gave conditional backing to visa-free travel for Turks

In its latest bid to tackle the biggest migration crisis since World War II, the European Commission proposed making countries pay a "solidarity contribution"...
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UN official raises concerns with EU-Turkey refugee arrangement

In a statement issued Thursday, the UN rights chief stressed that the agreement raised concerns regarding arbitrary detention of refugees and migrants. ...

Kenyan refugee living in Uganda refuse to return home

by Samuel Egadu Hilda Wanjiru is a mother of seven, living in a squalid conditions in the Midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. ...

EU States To Speed Up Relocation, Resettlement Process For Refugees

The EU's temporary emergency relocation scheme was established in September 2015, according to which EU countries committed to relocate 160,000 people from Italy and...
Refugees rest at a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

Greek Art Exhibition Shows Refugee Play in Aegean Sea

by Alexia Vlachou The plight of refugees crossing and sometimes losing their lives in the Aegean Sea became inspiration for the renowned Greek painter...
Rio 2016 Olympic Games

IOC finds 43 entrants of refugee athletes

The International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday that they have identified 43 candidates for the Olympic Games in a "message of hope" for millions...
Refugees rest at a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

Grace and Austria at loggerheads over refugee issues

by Maria Spiliopoulou Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz's proposal for the closure of Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)...
Wpid Deported

More than 8,000 Somali refugee deported from Kenya

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it has also resumed repatriation of refugees by road after a few months of suspension, noting...

Jordan to receive grant of US$2.1 billion over refugee crisis

The aid pledges were made during an international donor conference held in London last week, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Emad Fakhoury said...
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Lebanon and EU leaders confer on refugee assistance

The meeting came shortly before an international donor conference on Syria, scheduled for Feb. 4 in London. "The conference should look into the urgent...
Refugees rest at a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

IOM estimates Greece has exceeded 45,000 in refugee and migrants arrival

Statistics reveal that 90 percent of registered maritime arrivals hail from either Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan, the three countries whose fleeing nationals are allowed...

In the face terrorism and the refugee frontline

The Islamic state’s attacks in Paris in November were design to produce fear by bring the group’s crimes against humanity into the heart of...