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Life-saving assistance needed as Rohingya...

Life-saving assistance needed as Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 5 2017

There is an urgent need for additional emergency shelters and land as more refugees arrive

Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for...

Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar for...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 24 2017

On August 12 authorities in Myanmar said hundreds of troops had moved into Rakhine as it ramps up counterinsurgency...

UNHCR chief visits Rohingya camps

UNHCR chief visits Rohingya camps

Nation

Mon, Jul 10 2017

The United Nations has established a fact-finding mission to investigate crimes against humanity allegedly...

Foreign minister urges UNHCR to call...

Foreign minister urges UNHCR to call...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Jul 9 2017

The Foreign Minister made this request to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi...

UNHCR wins nod to use zakat to aid Middle...

UNHCR wins nod to use zakat to aid Middle...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 20 2017

UNHCR has also called for $2.1bn to provide food, and medicine for Yemen, where 12 million people are...

At least 40 Somali refugees killed by...

At least 40 Somali refugees killed by...

World

Sat, Mar 18 2017

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) put the death toll at 33 and said 29 were wounded...

UN wants to negotiate with US, Canada...

UN wants to negotiate with US, Canada...

World

Fri, Feb 17 2017

The United Nations' refugee agency has asked Bangladesh to allow it to negotiate with the United States,...

Guterres appointed as new UN chief

Guterres appointed as new UN chief

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Antonio Guterres will replace South Korea's Ban Ki-moon

Italy rescues 500 boat migrants, six...

Italy rescues 500 boat migrants, six...

World

Mon, Sep 5 2016

Squads on two patrol boats and two helicopters were still searching for survivors and any other victims,...