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Meghalaya groups oppose Tibetan refugees enrolment as voters

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:15

Meghalaya`s powerful pressure groups opposed inclusion of Tibetan refugees in the electoral rolls of the northeastern state.

Lebanon to draw new policy on Syrians refugees

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 06:57

Lebanon will issue a new policy to address the high influx of Syrian refugees, social affairs minister Rashid Derbas said Thursday.

Refugees allowed to vote in Afghan elections

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 15:29

The Afghanistan government has allowed refugees living in Chaman and other border areas to vote in Saturday`s presidential and provincial elections.

Congress claims support of refugees from Pakistan in Jammu

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 00:00

Congress candidate from Jammu, Madan Lal Sharma, Friday said a delegation of refugees from Pakistan living in the constituency met him and assured their support.

Shipwreck on Africa`s Lake Albert claims 98 lives: UN

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 20:20

At least 98 people died when a boat capsized on Lake Albert, which lies between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said on Monday.

Boat accident in Western Uganda kills at least 19: Police

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 13:58

At least 19 people were killed and dozens of others were missing on Saturday after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in a lake that runs along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, police said.

90 African refugees rescued off Malta

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 14:31

Some 90 African refugees have been rescued at sea off Malta by a Maltese armed forces patrol vessel, a government statement said.

Syria fires missiles at Lebanese border town

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 02:05

The Syrian air force Sunday attacked Lebanon`s border town of Arsal, reported Xinhua.

Thailand finds 200 `Turkish refugees` at secret camp

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16:34

Thai police have discovered about 200 suspected Turkish refugees at a secret camp in the kingdom`s deep south, officials said Thursday, describing the case as "unprecedented".

Kurdistan tourist towns last resort for Iraqi refugees

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 11:52

The holiday season has yet to begin, but hotels in the mountain resort towns of Iraq`s Kurdistan region are already fully booked.

Over 33,000 Muzaffarnagar riots refugees apply to register in voters list

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 15:40

Over 33 thousand displaced riots victims of the Muzaffarnagar communal violence have applied to enrol in electoral list from new places in the district, a senior official said here Tuesday.

900,000 Syrian refugees now in Turkey

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 16:33

The number of Syrian refugees taking shelter in Turkey is nearly 900,000, a UN official said Monday.