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Find out what you stand for: Angelina Jolie's advice to daughters

Find out what you stand for: Angelina Jolie's advice to daughters

Jolie - an actor, a director, United Nations goodwill ambassador and special envoy to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees - said that a life of service is worth living DNA, 1 month ago

Drug use, terrorism "critical challenges" for South Asia-Bangladesh Envoy

[India], Jan.9 (ANI): Emphasising the strong bilateral relations between New Delhi and Dhaka, the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, Syed Muazzem Ali, has identified drug use, extremism and radicalisation of youth as critical regional challenges. In a ...
 Sify2 months ago

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan to resume

Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The UN refugee agency's voluntary repatriation programme for registered Afghan refugees from Pakistan will resume on Thursday after the winter break, the agency said here on Wednesday. Based upon the agreement among the governments of ...
 Sify2 weeks ago Afghanistan seeks extension of refugees' stay in Pakistan  Sify2 months ago

Rohingyas seek safety, citizenship guarantees before repatriation

Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Saturday asked for guarantees that their safety and security would be protected and that they would be granted Myanmar citizenship before being repatriated to Rakhine state. Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed ...
 Sify1 month ago Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to repatriate Rohingyas  Sify2 months ago UN to participate in Rohingya repatriation: B'desh  Sify1 month ago Johnson in Bangladesh to meet Rohingyas  Sify1 month ago

Food arrives in Syria's battered Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian Army continued its offensive against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Saturday, a day after an aid convoy delivered food to the hunger-stricken residents of the enclave despite heavy bombardment. Nearly 950 civilians have been killed since ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Eight countries push UN to take up Myanmar Rohingya crisis

Britain, France, the United States and five other countries asked the UN Security Council today to discuss the fate of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees driven from Myanmar, diplomats said.The council will hold a meeting on Tuesday to hear UN High ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Rohingya crisis can incite religious conflict in South Asia: UN

[Bangladesh], Feb 6 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Monday said the possible "acts of genocide and ethnic cleansing" by the Myanmar army against the Rohingyas could incite a religious conflict in the South Asian region. "Myanmar ...
 Sify1 month ago Rohingya abuses could spark regional conflict, says UN rights chief  Deccan Herald1 month ago


In an aggressive mien, far removed from his image of being a pacifist, PM Nehru was firm with UNCIP officials telling them exactly where to get off on Pakistan’s Janus-faced perfidy of an unwarranted invasion, scuttling the call for any UN sponsored ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

UN calls on Israel to stop forced deportation policy

[Switzerland], Jan 9 (ANI): The United Nations on Tuesday called on Israel to halt its policy of deporting over 33,000 Eritreans and Sudanese people. "The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is again appealing to Israel to halt its policy of ...
 Sify2 months ago

UN condemns food insecurity faced by Rohingyas in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 5 (IANS) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday condemned the food insecurity faced by the 655,500 Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since an outbreak of violence in August last year. "Although more than 90 per cent of Rohingya ...
 Sify2 months ago
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