The UN refugee agency also said the registration could serve as a tool for law enforcement to help counter human trafficking.
18 May 2019 10:53 AM
In a Twitter account called @GeorgiaSisters, the women said they were 'trapped in Georgia' after Saudi Arabia cancelled their passports.
18 Apr 2019 4:45 PM
It is by no means only men, though, who construe menstruation as “unclean”, nor is the phenomenon restricted to Hindu culture.
10 Jan 2019 12:00 AM
UN has found that a teenage woman who fled Saudi to Thailand is legitimate refugee and has asked Australia to take her in, officials said.
09 Jan 2019 12:42 PM
The police, however, denies using any form of intimidation to make the Rohingyas fill the form.
11 Oct 2018 2:23 AM
There has been too much of an unseemly hurry about this deportation.
05 Oct 2018 1:11 AM
Roy’s remarks came in the wake of a statement by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.
01 Aug 2018 1:45 AM
Indian media outlets' accused report such as 'nefarious conspiracy', 'Pakistan-authored report', 'fallacious', 'mala fide' etc.
18 Jul 2018 2:57 PM
The UNHCR also called on Myanmar 'to create conditions for a genuine and lasting solution'.
24 Jan 2018 5:22 PM
Trump questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as 'shithole countries'.
12 Jan 2018 5:39 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has made fighting sexual abuse by peacekeepers and UN staff a priority of his tenure.
04 Nov 2017 12:35 PM
UNHCR has issues cards to registered refugees to ensure that they are not arbitrarily arrested or prosecuted.
02 Nov 2017 4:57 AM
In over a year we have never seen any of these dinghies that were anything other than packed, Proactiva spokeswoman says.
24 Mar 2017 8:06 AM
Speaking in her role as a special envoy for the UNHCR, the actress called for people to “keep the flame of internationalism alive”.
17 Mar 2017 2:51 AM
South Sudan has been engulfed by civil war since 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his rival of plotting a coup.
27 Feb 2017 11:16 AM
Thousands of people who were displaced by the war in Aleppo return to the city to see if they resume their livelihoods.
04 Jan 2017 8:13 PM
Yasuko Shimizu, the chief of mission for UNHCR in India, was awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2015.
16 Dec 2016 6:04 PM