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Rohingya refugee influx over, says Bangladesh

2017-09-23 15:11

The influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has ground to a virtual halt, officials have said.

German police stop truck with 51 migrants

2017-09-16 16:38

Germany's federal police say they have stopped a truck near the German-Polish border with 51 people squeezed inside, among them 17 children.

US court deals blow to Trump travel ban

2017-09-08 11:59

A federal court in California has dealt a new blow to the Trump administration's travel ban, ruling that some refugees must be allowed into the country.

Trudeau warns 'no short-cutting' in Canada asylum process

2017-08-24 12:19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned there is no advantage for asylum seekers who evade border checkpoints to cross into the country from the US.

Delays, hesitation mark Syrians' return from Lebanon

2017-08-02 05:49

A committee of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's eastern border region says tens of thousands of them will remain where they are despite plans for them to return to Syria.

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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Focus on Africa: Bomb attack, famine and refugees

A bomb attack, famine and the return of refugees - watch this week's top stories on the African continent.

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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.

 
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Dozens killed after DRC soldiers open fire on Burundi refugees

The Democratic Republic of Congo government has opened an inquiry, after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens. Watch for more.

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At least 300 Burundian refugees willingly return home from Tanzania

2017-09-08 12:06

The UN refugee agency has started repatriating hundreds of Burundian refugees back home from neighbouring Tanzania.

Thousands of refugees arrive in Bangladesh from Myanmar

2017-09-04 15:46

Thousands of mostly Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since violence erupted in neighbouring Myanmar.

Architects, refugees team up on tiny houses in Berlin

2017-08-08 05:20

Troubled to see a long queue of asylum seekers shivering for hours on a winter's day outside Berlin's notoriously chaotic registration centre, Van Bo Le-Mentzel has decided to take action.

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.

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