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Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Displaced Congolese find unlikely refuge in Angola
Thousands of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo are fleeing across the border to Angola – even though Angola has not always been a...
UN praises Uganda's treatment of refugees fleeing from neighbouring countries
UN praises Uganda's treatment of refugees fleeing from neighbouring countries
Several thousand refugees from South Sudan and Burundi have fled to Uganda over the last few weeks, the United Nations High Commissioner for...
Any place but home for record number of people
Any place but home for record number of people
The number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 50‑million for the first time since World War II, an exponential rise...
Over 3.5-million people displaced by conflicts in 2011
Over 3.5-million people displaced by conflicts in 2011
Conflicts including the uprisings in the Arab world last year forced 3.5-million people to flee within their country, international monitors said...
South Africa ignores deportee torture claims
South Africa ignores deportee torture claims
"When we landed, the soldiers met us at the airport with shotguns and they put us straight into prison," said Didier Kabange*.
UN raises concern over thousands displaced in DRC
UN raises concern over thousands displaced in DRC
About 3 000 people have been displaced in the Democratic Republic of Congo's north-east amid renewed rebel attacks since the start of the...
Embassy in Greece for Afghan asylum seekers
Embassy in Greece for Afghan asylum seekers
Afghanistan will open an embassy in Greece to help thousands of Afghan asylum seekers stranded while seeking a better life in Europe, the foreign...
Al-Shabaab rebels loot aid agencies banned in Somalia
Al-Shabaab rebels loot aid agencies banned in Somalia
Al-Shabaab rebels banned some UN and international aid agencies from working in Somalia on Monday and began seizing and looting some of their...
Gbagbo camp insists he won't go
Gbagbo camp insists he won't go
Former Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo will not step down despite being besieged and trapped in a bunker under his Abidjan residence, one...
UN deplores Uganda's deportation of Rwandans
UN deplores Uganda's deportation of Rwandans
Uganda forcibly returned 1 700 Rwandan asylum-seekers and refugees from two camps in the south-west of the country, the United Nations High...
UN refugee agency says Libya orders it out
UN refugee agency says Libya orders it out
Libya has ordered the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, to close its operations there, putting the future of more than 12 000 refugees and...

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