Some 16,400 people fled their homes in eastern Ukraine in the past week, many citing deteriorating security and fears of abduction, and the number of displaced within the country has risen to 54,000, the United Nations said on Friday.
More than 5,000 Palestinian refugees have fled a camp in the besieged Syrian city of Latakia after President Bashar Assad`s forces shelled the city during a broad military assault to root out dissent, the UN said Monday.
An alleged kingpin of an
immigration racket and his brother-in-law, who escaped from
Ludhiana Jail using forged documents 10 days ago, were
arrested in the national capital when they were trying to flee
from the country.
Excessive and specific
information being broadcast by the media about Faisal Shahzad
in the hours following the failed bombing attempt by the
Pakistani-American might have prompted him to try to flee, a official has said.
Dozens of fighters from one of
Somalia`s most powerful rebel groups moved into a northern
town Sunday where pirates operate, sending the pirates fleeing
in a development that could upend the piracy trade, witnesses
Hundreds of Mogadishu residents
were fleeing the war-ravaged city on Wednesday, ahead of a large
offensive Somalia`s government has promised against the
insurgents to wrest back control of the country.