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Cholera outbreak kills 40 Congolese refugees in Uganda

Cholera outbreak kills 40 Congolese refugees in Uganda

More than 40 people who fled fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo have died from cholera at a refugee camp in Uganda, the Red Cross said Thursday.

German far-right 'terrorists' jailed for refugee attacks

German far-right 'terrorists' jailed for refugee attacks

Eight members of a German far-right group were jailed Wednesday on terrorism and attempted murder charges for a series of explosives attacks targeting refugees and anti-fascist activists.

Refugee Olympian to kindle sporting hopes in displacement camps

Refugee Olympian to kindle sporting hopes in displacement camps

A refugee who ran in the Rio Olympics has been chosen to improve sports facilities at displacement camps around the world so people like him can compete at the Tokyo games in 2020.

PNG ups pressure on refugees to leave Australian camp

PNG ups pressure on refugees to leave Australian camp

Papua New Guinea officials deployed police vehicles and buses around a shuttered Australian refugee camp Monday as a deadline passed for some 400 detainees to move from the controversial centre.

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes off Bangladesh

At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh on Thursday, as the number of new arrivals topped 500,000.

Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast

Fires rage in Rakhine as Myanmar army blames Rohingya for mosque blast

Myanmar's army chief on Saturday blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military of starting fires in the region to prevent refugees from returning.

Hundreds of Rohingya children arrive in Bangladesh alone

Hundreds of Rohingya children arrive in Bangladesh alone

The lost Rohingya boy made the journey from Myanmar alone, following strangers from other villages across rivers and jungle until they reached Bangladesh, where he had no family and no idea where to go.

UN appeals for aid as Myanmar refugee exodus nears 300,000

UN appeals for aid as Myanmar refugee exodus nears 300,000

The United Nations has appealed for aid to deal with a humanitarian crisis unfolding in southern Bangladesh after the number of Muslim Rohingya fleeing Myanmar neared 300,000 ...

Rohingyas relive village massacre in Myanmar

Rohingyas relive village massacre in Myanmar

Myanmar soldiers barred the entrance to the mosque, men arrived with machetes and petrol cans and then, according to Rohingya Muslim eyewitnesses, the killing began.

Malaysia summons Myanmar envoy as Rohingya crisis worsens

Malaysia summons Myanmar envoy as Rohingya crisis worsens

Malaysia on Tuesday summoned the Myanmar ambassador in a rare diplomatic rebuke in Southeast Asia to voice its ‘deep concern’ over the spiralling violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

Canada wants to curb surge in walk-in asylum seekers from US

Canada wants to curb surge in walk-in asylum seekers from US

Canadian officials warned Thursday against entering the country unchecked through backwoods in an effort to curb a surge in asylum seekers coming on foot from the United States.

US rolls out travel ban, but who will be hit?

US rolls out travel ban, but who will be hit?

President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six mostly Muslim countries will come into force late Thursday, as controversy swirls over who qualifies for an exemption based on family ties.