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UN agency serving Palestine refugees hails India's contribution

May 19, 2020 2:52 pm

The contribution was presented to the UN agency by the Representative of India (ROI) to the State of Palestine, Sunil Kumar.

Finland to take 130 refugees, mostly children from Greece

April 30, 2020 6:15 pm

Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants including thousands of unaccompanied children are living in squalid conditions in overcrowded camps on several Greek islands after arriving from the nearby Turkish coast.

Sitharaman: In last 6 yrs, 2,838 Pak refugees, including Muslims, were given citizenship

January 19, 2020 3:28 pm

"It was during this period in 2016, that Adnan Sami was given citizenship. This proves all allegations against us are wrong," Nirmala Sitharaman said.

CAA will not take away anyone’s citizenship, only seeks to confer dignity and rights to the persecuted

December 26, 2019 9:20 am

The CAA is about inclusion and not exclusion. It has nothing to do with Indian Muslims. The Act is not meant to take away anyone’s citizenship, but it will confer citizenship on persecuted minorities. The Act will ease the lives of Partition refugees and provide them a dignified life by allowing them access to the government’s welfare schemes.

Explained: In numbers and dimensions, the global refugee crisis

December 19, 2019 7:36 am

Globally, more two-thirds of all refugees come from five countries: Syria (6.7 million), Afghanistan (2.7 million), South Sudan (2.3 million), Myanmar (1.1 million), and Somalia (0.9 million).

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help— UN

June 19, 2019 1:46 pm

Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

Refugee women from Iran, Afghanistan, Somalia are cooking up a storm in the Capital

November 17, 2018 9:37 am

In South Delhi's Khirki Extension, there is a pop- up kitchen by refugee women from Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia where they are dishing out cuisines from their respective countries.

For refugees in India, celebrating Eid is a bitter-sweet affair

October 04, 2018 4:33 pm

When you’ve left your friends and family in another country, how do you celebrate Eid joyfully?

Donald Trump administration allows 7,000 Syrians to stay in US for another 18 months

February 01, 2018 7:11 am

The Trump administration has shown a deep skepticism toward the protected status program, announcing its end for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan since President Donald Trump took office last year.

Myanmarese refugees of Mizoram unwilling to return

January 09, 2018 5:41 pm

Assam Rifles sources said the force had tried to repatriate the refugees after the Myanmar Army officials said they had busted AA hideouts in Chin state and took control of the area.


Refugees flock to Sweden seeking asylum

July 02, 2014 4:59 pm

Some 15 percent of Sweden's population is foreign born, the highest level in the Nordic region.


Gender politics: Teaching refugees about sex and consent

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Refugees who are settling in Sweden are learning how to become members of Swedish society. For many newcomers from the Middle East, that means a shift in thinking about sex and relationships.