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UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

Added: 19.06.2018 13:26 | 13 views | 0 comments


The U.N. refugee agency reported Tuesday that nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a record for the fifth straight year.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said the continued crises in places like South Sudan and Congo, as...

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World Refugee Week: WeWork plans to hire 1,500 refugee workers

Added: 18.06.2018 17:56 | 23 views | 0 comments

WeWork is teaming up with UK charity Breaking Barriers to arm refugees with employment skills

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Migrant rescue ships dock in Spain after week in limbo

Added: 18.06.2018 9:47 | 10 views | 0 comments

The ships rescued hundreds of refugees from overcrowded rafts off Libya's coast. After they were barred entry by Italy and Malta, the group was then welcomed in Valencia, Spain.

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Seeds of hope

Added: 16.06.2018 16:58 | 7 views | 0 comments

The gardens giving hope and a sense of belonging to Syrian refugees in Iraq.

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Rohingya refugees are facing another looming threat – Bangladesh’s monsoon season

Added: 15.06.2018 2:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Potential landslides, floods and cholera threaten makeshift camps

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[Analysis] Aquarius...Dublin....is EU losing grip on asylum reforms?

Added: 14.06.2018 17:57 | 11 views | 0 comments

The standoff over the rescue boat, which is now heading to Spain, is part of a wider politically toxic narrative against refugees and migrants and a symptom of EU failures to reform asylum laws.

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Challenger bank Monzo's latest project? Banking the UK's unbanked

Added: 14.06.2018 16:13 | 24 views | 0 comments

Monzo wants to give bank accounts to refugees, recent immigrants and homeless people - here's how it plans to achieve it

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[Ticker] Refugees plucked from the sea by US marines find no harbour

Added: 14.06.2018 7:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

Following Italy's rejection of migrant rescue ship Aquarius, a US navy ship that rescued 41 migrants off the coast of Libya on Tuesday is waiting to been assigned a port of safety. German aid organisation Sea-Watch pledged "for the sake of the people" that "the nearest port of safety can be entered". A US navy spokesman said that negotiations with the "international partners" on how to proceed are underway.

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'You turned your backs on immigration' Italy unleashes fury at France in migrant row

Added: 13.06.2018 17:15 | 16 views | 0 comments

FRANCE has been branded “hypocritical” by Italy after deciding to dish out lessons to Rome after its new government decided to refuse a boat full of hundreds of stranded refugees into its ports, a decision which has left the European Union on the brink as members scrap over migration policy.

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Final defendant sentenced for Oregon refuge takeover

Added: 12.06.2018 21:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

An Arizona man has become the final person sentenced for participating in the armed takeover of a wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon.

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