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Moscow (Xinhua/UNI): Around 1.7 million Syrian refugees registered in foreign countries are hoping to return to their homeland, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for the Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring said Saturday. more
Baloch activists assemble in Geneva, highlight Pakistani atrocities

Geneva:  Baloch Human Rights defenders, activists, and their international supporters assembled in Geneva and adopted a resolution where they asked the international community to com ...

Norway: Hundreds demonstrate outside Chinese Embassy in Oslo to mark Tibetan Uprising Day

Oslo: Hundreds of Tibetan activists marched down to the Chinese Embassy in Norway's capital Oslo city and protested in front of the building to mark the Tibetan Uprising Day recently. ...

Over 900 Syrian refugees return home from abroad over past 24 hours: Russian Military

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI): More than 900 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from neighboring Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Cent ...

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees

With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners ...

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office

New York: A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urge ...

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief

New York: African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference o ...

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency

New York: Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border in ...

Parliamentary bid to democratize Myanmar constitution a ‘positive development’ says UN rights expert

New York: A newly formed parliamentary committee to amend Myanmar’s problematic constitution was welcomed as a positive move on Thursday by Yanghee Lee, United Nations Special Rappo ...

Uyghur Turks: Turkey demands China to shut down camps

Ankara: The Turkey government on Sunday described Beijing's controversial mass "re-education" camps of Uyghur Turks in China's western region of Xinjiang as 'a great ...