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Jordan switches on world's largest solar plant in refugee camp

Jordan switches on world's largest solar plant in refugee camp

Jordan has switched on the world's largest solar plant inside a refugee camp, providing renewable energy to nearly 80,000 Syrians, the United Nations refugee agency said on Monday.

PNG police destroy shelters at Australian refugee camp

PNG police destroy shelters at Australian refugee camp

Australia declared the centre closed on October 31, shutting off water and electricity supplies following a Papua New Guinea Supreme Court ruling that the camp was unconstitutional.

Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians in West Bank clash

Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians in West Bank clash

Israeli forces killed two Palestinians on Wednesday in a raid on a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medical officials said, and the Israeli military said its troops had opened fire after coming under attack.

Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids

Five suicide bombers attack Lebanese army during raids

Five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese soldiers as they raided two Syrian refugee camps in the Arsal area at the border with Syria on Friday and a sixth militant threw a hand grenade at a patrol, the army said. Seven soldiers were wounded.

Violence breaks out ahead of planned clearing of Calais refugee camp

Violence breaks out ahead of planned clearing of Calais refugee camp

Flashes of unrest were reported Sunday as residents of the ‘Jungle,’ Calais' infamous refugee camp, lashed out at government preparations to shut down the sprawling settlement in northern France.

5 Jordan security agents killed in 'terror attack'

5 Jordan security agents killed in 'terror attack'

A gunman apparently acting alone killed five Jordanian intelligence agents on Monday in a daylight "terrorist attack" on their office in a Palestinian refugee camp north of the capital.

Papua New Guinea to shut Australia asylum-seeker camp

Papua New Guinea to shut Australia asylum-seeker camp

Papua New Guinea on Wednesday said a controversial asylum-seeker camp on Manus island will close, throwing Australia's border protection policy into disarray.