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US brings down refugee limit to all-time low of 18,000 for next year

The President's companion executive order also potentially limits the places where those that are accepted can be resettled.

27 Sep 2019 11:42 AM

Many indigenous refugees find no place in Assam NRC

The authorities said that they are preparing to issue rejection certificates to all 19L people, defining specific reason for rejection from list.

22 Sep 2019 5:56 AM

Indian asylum-seeker sets refugee camp on fire near Australia, face charges

Shortly after Friday's incident, the Australian government said the matter was being dealt with by Papua New Guinean authorities.

24 Jun 2019 1:53 PM

No power, water for Pak refugees in capital

Just 20 km away from the Parliament, the refugee camp came into existence in 2013, and is still battling to get Indian citizenship.

05 Aug 2018 1:25 AM

Myanmar army chief denies rape of Rohingya as UN visits

Launched in August 2017, that campaign drove around 700,000 Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, fleeing burnt villages and army atrocities.

01 May 2018 1:14 PM

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Towards a new global compact on migration

The first is to recognise and reinforce the benefits of migration, so often lost in public debate.

12 Jan 2018 12:59 AM

Migrants, refugees... Just look at our history!

India has repeatedly been invaded over ages. In the last 1,000 years alone, as many as 40 major invasions occurred.

13 Nov 2017 12:23 AM

Myanmar 'makes proposal' to take back Rohingya refugees fled to Bangladesh

The Rohingya, a Muslim minority, do not qualify for Myanmar citizenship even though many have lived there for generations.

02 Oct 2017 2:34 PM

No plans to mediate between Myanmar, Bangladesh on Rohingya issue: MEA

India on Friday reaffirmed its support to Bangladesh in providing humanitarian assistance support in handling the Rohingya crisis.

30 Sep 2017 7:43 PM

Centre files affidavit against Rohingyas in SC, says threat to national security

Centre files affidavit in Supreme Court claiming Rohingyas 'a threat to national security'.

14 Sep 2017 5:28 PM

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Rohingya refugees pour into Bangladesh; camps at full capacity

Both Myanmar's security officials and Rohingya insurgents are accusing each other of atrocities.

04 Sep 2017 11:46 AM

Travel ban: Court reopens window for refugees to enter US, but SC appeal awaits

The justices now are scattered during their summer recess, so any short-term action would come in written filings. 

15 Jul 2017 8:14 AM

Pakistan ranks second in refugee numbers

The estimated population of Afghan refugees in Pakistan is of the documented refugees only.

21 Jun 2017 2:51 AM

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displaced in 2016, around two-thirds fleeing within their own countries.

19 Jun 2017 11:21 AM

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Bangladesh refugee camps for Myanmar's Rohingyas

The islands are a few miles from the Myanmar border, and the refugee camps for Rohingyas who have fled their homeland.

30 May 2017 12:38 PM

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Australian Immigration Minister declares 'game-up' for fake refugees

An estimated 50,000 asylum-seekers flooded into Australia on more than 800 boats over the previous five years.

21 May 2017 1:11 PM

Hong Kong 'Snowden refugees' face deportation: lawyer

The refugees have said previously they were specifically asked about their links to Snowden by Hong Kong authorities. 

15 May 2017 7:09 PM

No welcome mat: Japan is tough to crack for refugees

Officials defend the low number, saying applicants are mainly from Asian countries seeking access to Japan solely for economic reasons.

06 May 2017 1:20 AM

More than a pretty face

Amal Clooney’s strong speech at the UN was reduced to reports of her baby bump and heels, understandably causing an uproar among women.

17 Mar 2017 12:08 AM

Iran generous towards refugees: UN

Trump's new visa ban will have a tough impact on the one million Iranians living and studying in the US.

16 Mar 2017 1:44 PM

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