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France to conduct asylum seeker checks in Libya: Macron

2017-07-27 16:19

France will set up a processing centre this summer in Libya for asylum seekers trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean, President Emmanuel Macron says.

Somali refugees regret returning home from Kenya

2017-06-27 12:31

As a teenager, Aden Hussein chose to become a refugee to get an education. Now he is bitterly disappointed that he has not been able to finish high-school since his return to Baidoa in southwestern Somalia.

Uganda, UN seek $8bn for South Sudanese refugees

2017-06-20 15:13

Uganda's government and the United Nations are appealing for $8 billion in funding to deal with the crisis of refugees from South Sudan

EU sanctions 3 countries over refugees

2017-06-13 20:46

The EU has launched legal action against Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic for refusing to take in their share of refugees.

Migrant rescue boats colluding with traffickers: Prosecutor

2017-04-23 17:27

An Italian prosecutor claims charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are in direct contact with people traffickers in Libya.

Can Kenya ensure national security while still admitting refugees?

2017-03-27 12:35

Kenya says it will appeal a high court ruling blocking the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. The country must now weigh national security against its international obligations, writes Juliet Okoth.

More than 20 000 Myanmar refugees enter China

2017-03-10 05:27

More than 20 000 Myanmar refugees have entered China, fleeing areas along the border after violent clashes broke out between the south east Asian country's army and ethnic rebels.

Kenya police say gunmen kidnap 3 teachers at refugee camp

2017-03-02 17:25

Kenya police say gunmen have kidnapped three Kenyan teachers at Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Kenya, which hosts more than 200 000 Somali refugees.

15 injured in fire at Swedish refugee centre

2017-02-26 18:10

Swedish police say at least 15 people have been injured after a fire broke out at one of the country's largest refugee centres in southwestern Sweden.

Uganda warns of strain under huge South Sudan refugee influx

2017-02-17 18:51

Uganda is warning its resources are strained by the hundreds of thousands of refugees who continue to flee violence in South Sudan and Burundi.

 

Immigrant pupils fear expulsion

2017-07-14 14:37

Immigrant pupils in the city fear expulsion after they were asked to submit either a South African identity document, a valid passport or study permit to their schools.

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UN stats reveal over half of refugees are under 18

The United Nations has revealed that the number of refugees worldwide has increased to 65.6 million people. Watch.

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58 000 Haitians facing deportation get US extension

2017-05-23 06:49

More than 58 000 Haitians who stayed in the US with a special protected status since a catastrophic 2010 earthquake will be allowed to stay another six months.

At least 40 Nigerians 'deported' from Italy… one of them for 'drug dealing'

2017-04-05 11:27

At least 40 Nigerians have reportedly been deported from Italy for committing various offences in that country, reports say.

EU: We can make members accept refugees

2017-03-21 22:38

The EU's commissioner for migration says there are tools, means and power to make all members states comply with the relocation of migrants.

Trial starts for Germans accused of refugee attacks

2017-03-07 21:21

Eight members of a German far-right group have gone on trial over terrorism charges, accused of a series of attacks against refugees and political opponents.

32 000 South Sudanese already entered Sudan in 2017: UNHCR

2017-02-27 14:26

At least 32 000 South Sudanese have entered Sudan since the start of the year, with tens of thousands more expected to arrive fleeing a famine in their country, the UN refugee agency says.

Syrian teen on trial in Germany over bomb plot

2017-02-20 21:00

A 16-year-old Syrian refugee has gone on trial in Germany accused of planning a bomb attack on behalf of the Islamic State jihadist group.

Zuma launches Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre

2017-02-17 16:25

President Jacob Zuma launched the Desmond Tutu Refugee Reception Centre in Pretoria.

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