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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. news | 13 Dec 2014

    Repatriated N. Korean refugees 'presented' before media

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - North Korea has held a press conference with nine people it says are the young refugees controversially repatriated from Laos last year, state media confirmed, in a further bid to refute claims they had been impr...

  4. 4. news | 09 Dec 2014

    N. Korea releases video of repatriated young refugees

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - North Korea released Tuesday video footage showing some of the young refugees who were controversially repatriated by Laos last year, in an apparent bid to refute claims that the eldest members of the group had b...

  5. 5. multimedia | 09 Dec 2014

    Greek MP joins Syrian refugees on hunger strike

    » Greek lawmaker, Yannis Michelogiannakis, joins a group of Syrian refugees on a hunger strike to protest against the government's refusal to help them move to other European countries. Vanessa Johnston reports. - REU

  6. 6. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Australia toughens up immigration but lets in more refugees

    By AFP

    » Australia's conservative government on Friday further tightened immigration laws, introducing controversial temporary visas for refugees which do not grant permanent settlement in the country.

  7. 7. 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.

  8. 8. 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'...

  9. 9. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Pope offers Christmas phone greetings to Iraqi refugees

    By AFP

    » VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis spoke by telephone to Iraqis living in a displaced people's camp near the main Kurdish city Arbil on Wednesday, assuring them they were in his Christmas thoughts.

  10. 10. news | 13 Dec 2014

    The mark of the young volunteer

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: News

    » In their youthful enthusiasm, Thais filled the ranks of non-government organisations for decades, their social consciences pricked by late 20th century causes like opposition to the Vietnam War, despairing refugees and a...

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