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Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo
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Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little…
Nigerian state to shut camps for people displaced by insurgency
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Nigerian state to shut camps for people displaced by insurgency

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s Borno state, the epicentre of an ongoing Islamist insurgency, will shut all camps…
After fleeing fighting in Marib, displaced Yemenis await help
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After fleeing fighting in Marib, displaced Yemenis await help

MARIB, Yemen, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Iman Saleh Ali and her family left al-Jubah in the dead of night with…
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…
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