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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    More than 100,000 Syrians flee in August

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 08:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva The number of Syrian refugees rose sharply last month, with more than 100,000 fleeing the war-torn country to seek refuge in neighbouring countries, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday. It was the highest monthly figure since the conflict erupted in March last year, UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming told reporters. “This is a significant escalation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1029557/more-100000-syrians-flee-august
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Refugee held in Papua New Guinea dies in Australia from infection

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Refugee who cut foot in PNG dies A young asylum-seeker has died in Australia, reportedly after a cut to his foot became infected, with his family's lawyer saying yesterday that such a thing "does not happen in a civilised society". The Iranian man, named by refugee advocates as 24-year-old Hamid Kehazaei, was transferred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586688/refugee-held-papua-new-guinea-dies-australia-infection
  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Yazidi refugees lose faith in Iraq, seek protection from Islamic State

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dayrabun Tens of thousands of displaced and frightened people from the minority sect are demanding they be evacuated to safer places in Europe Yazidi refugees lose faith in Iraq Refugee Samo Ilyas Ali has nine children to feed but he can't focus on the future because the sounds of women and children crying out for help while being buried alive by Islamic State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577014/iraqi-refugees-seek-protection-islamic-state
  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Fifteen bodies found after rocket attack on refugee convoy in Ukraine

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kiev Fifteen bodies have so far been recovered from the site of a rocket strike on a refugee convoy of buses and cars in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesman said on Tuesday. ... to conduct such an attack on the refugee convoy. “The Ukrainians themselves have bombed the road constantly with airplanes and Grads. It seems they’ve now killed more civilians, like they’ve been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576913/15-bodies-found-after-rocket-attack-refugee-convoy-ukraine
  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Rebels deny responsibility for shelling of Ukraine refugee convoy

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:36pm by Reuters in Kiev

    ... Reuters in Kiev Rocket fire hit a convoy of buses carrying refugees from the east Ukrainian city of Luhansk on Monday killing an unknown number of people, Ukraine’s military and rebels ... and Ukrainian forces and left almost entirely without water and electricity for more than two weeks. “A powerful artillery strike hit a refugee convoy near the area of Khryashchuvatye and Novosvitlivka. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576147/rebels-deny-responsibility-shelling-ukraine-refugee-convoy
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Refugee groups reach out-of-court deal to settle defamation case

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Christian Action and Vision First agree to work together for asylum seekers after settlement Refugee groups reach deal on defamation case Two refugee ... newcomer Vision First so both could focus on "ongoing work to assist refugees," Christian Action counsel Earl Deng said. The settlement was reported to the High Court yesterday morning. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562859/refugee-groups-reach-out-court-deal-settle-defamation-case
  7. News - World - GAZA

    Carnage at UN school as Israeli tanks pound Gaza refugee camp

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 06:06pm by Reuters

    ... refugee camp on Wednesday, a UN official said, as Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal to try to halt more than three weeks of fighting. Some 3,000 Palestinians, including many women and children, were taking refuge in the building in Jebalya refugee camp when it came under fire around dawn, Khalil al-Halabi, director of northern Gaza operations for the United Nations Relief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562808/israeli-shelling-kills-19-palestinians-taking-refuge-gaza-school
  8. News - World - ASYLUM SEEKERS

    Detained Sri Lankan refugees arrive in Australia amid legal challenge

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Sri Lankan refugees arrive in Australia A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers has arrived at a detention camp in Australia, government officials said yesterday. ... back boats carrying potential refugees, drawing world scrutiny and criticism from rights groups and the UN. The group was taken to the remote Curtin Detention Centre in outback Western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561302/detained-sri-lankan-refugees-arrive-australia-amid-legal-challenge
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official in Myanmar appalled by conditions in Rohingya refugee camps

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Rohingya camps 'deplorable': UN envoy A senior UN official has warned of a growing polarisation between Buddhist and Muslim communities in Myanmar and said the living conditions in camps housing displaced Muslims are deplorable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560604/un-official-myanmar-appalled-conditions-rohingya-refugee-camps
  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Christians join refugee rush into Kurdistan to escape jihadist ultimatum

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kirkuk Christians join flight into Kurdistan Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in Mosul yesterday as a jihadist ultimatum threatening their community's centuries-old presence in the northern Iraqi city expired. P ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556651/christians-join-refugee-rush-kurdistan-escape-jihadist-ultimatum

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