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  1. 1. news | 05 Jan 2015

    Flooded with refugees, Lebanon slaps visas on Syrians

    By AFP

    » Overwhelmed by a massive influx of desperate refugees, Lebanon began imposing unprecedented visa restrictions on Syrians on Monday, including those fleeing their country's civil war.

  2. 2. news | 30 Dec 2014

    The changing face of North Korea's refugees

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - Every year, hundreds of North Koreans risk their lives escaping the reclusive nation, but the profile of those braving the dangerous border crossing has changed markedly from the famine-driven refugees of the pas...

  3. 3. learning | 10 Nov 2010

    Going home

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The refugees who fled fighting near Mae Sot have largely returned home, but elsewhere more refugees have entered Thailand.

  4. 4. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Army put in charge of strife-torn Myanmar area

    By AP

    » YANGON — Myanmar granted its military unprecedented powers to deal with fighting between ethnic minority rebels and government troops in the Kokang region, after week-long clashes left dozens of soldiers dead and sent te...

  5. 5. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Thousands flee fighting in Myanmar

    » BEIJING — Tens of thousands of refugees from Myanmar's ethnic region of Kokang have fled into the neighbouring Chinese province of Yunnan over the past week amid fighting between militants and government troops.

  6. 6. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Exiled Shakhtar miss home support against Bayern

    By AFP

    » KIEV - War refugees Shaktar Donetsk go into a Champions League clash with high-flying Bayern Munich on Tuesday starved of competition and support and far from home.

  7. 7. news | 01 Feb 2015

    Refugee protest at Australian Open final

    By AFP

    » Play was held up during the Australian Open men's final on Sunday when a banner was unfurled protesting against the treatment of refugees, with one person jumping on centre court.

  8. 8. news | 01 Feb 2015

    Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

    » TOKYO — Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight o...

  9. 9. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Carnage avoided as ship halted

    By AFP

    » GALLIPOLI, ITALY: Italy's coastguard narrowly averted another high seas disaster by intercepting a disabled freighter with more than 900 Syrian refugees on board that was on a collision course with the country'...

  10. 10. learning | 25 Mar 2013

    Refugee camp fire cause still in dispute

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It is still not clear what caused the inferno that killed 37 Karen refugees and injured more than 100 in Mae Hong Song camp on Friday. Humanitarian assistance is now pouring in. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

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