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UN deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island – leaked agreement
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UN deal offers no guarantees of free movement for Rohingya on island – leaked agreement

Oct 15 (Reuters) – A deal for the United Nations to start work on a remote Bangladeshi island where the…
Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention
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Ransomed and beaten: Migrants face abuse in Libyan detention

ONBOARD THE GEO BARENTS OFF LIBYA (AP) — Osman Touré was crying from the pain of repeated beatings and torture…
Bangladesh signs UN deal to help Rohingya refugees on island
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Bangladesh signs UN deal to help Rohingya refugees on island

DHAKA, Oct 9 (Reuters) – UN officials signed a deal with Bangladesh on Saturday to help provide basic services to…
UN experts decry possible crimes against humanity in Libya
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UN experts decry possible crimes against humanity in Libya

GENEVA (AP) — Investigators commissioned by the United Nations’ top human rights body said Monday they had evidence of possible…
Economic meltdown forces Lebanese to flee to unfamiliar destinations
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Economic meltdown forces Lebanese to flee to unfamiliar destinations

BEIRUT, Oct 4 (Reuters) – After spending three decades building up a real estate business he inherited from his father,…
UN agency for Palestinian refugees has urgent budget crisis
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UN agency for Palestinian refugees has urgent budget crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees is facing an “existential” budget crisis and appealing for urgent…
Officials: Libyan forces round up 500 migrants in crackdown
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Officials: Libyan forces round up 500 migrants in crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan security forces on Friday detained at least 500 African migrants, including women and children, two officials…
Refugees in fear as sentiment turns against them in Turkey
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Refugees in fear as sentiment turns against them in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Fatima Alzahra Shon thinks neighbors attacked her and her son in their Istanbul apartment building because…
Children dying every week in Syrian camps: report
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Children dying every week in Syrian camps: report

Children are dying every week in overcrowded camps in northeast Syria, NGO Save the Children said on Thursday. The charity said…
Mayorkas says images from US border ‘horrified’ him
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Mayorkas says images from US border ‘horrified’ him

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday images of what appeared to be Border Patrol agents on…
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