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Nation 24 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Relief agencies fear Iraqis unable to leave war zones

International relief agencies fear that thousands of families uprooted from their homes may be stuck at Iraq's borders because of their inability to move out of war zones.

Nation 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Amri's defection brushed off

A leaflet from a former Free Aceh Movement (GAM) commander was slipped under the door of the rooms at Hotel Sultan here, where most journalists stay, on Thursday night.

AseanPlus News 12 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Amri's defection brushed off

A leaflet from a former Free Aceh Movement (GAM) commander was slipped under the door of the rooms at Hotel Sultan here, where most journalists stay, on Thursday night.

AseanPlus News 01 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Suspected N. Koreans take refuge in Bangkok embassy

B>BANGKOK:/BTen suspected North Korean asylum seekers, including two children under 10, were taking refuge in the Japanese embassy here yesterday, embassy officials said.

Nation 22 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

DPM: Terror activities inspired by those with PR status

Some terrorism activities seem to be inspired by Indonesians with permanent resident status in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Badawi said.

Nation 27 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Call first, UNHCR tells asylum seekers

All foreign asylum seekers and refugees are advised to call the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kuala Lumpur first before turning up because of the continuing police presence there that has resulted in several arrests since last Tuesday.

Nation 28 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

UNHCR: Asylum-seekers not illegals

Asylum-seekers should not be treated as illegal immigrants and be arrested, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) office in Kuala Lumpur said Wednesday.

Nation 29 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Acehnese wanted jobs, says official

The 232 Acehnese detained in Kuala Lumpur last week entered the country in search of jobs and not to seek political asylum, investigations by the Immigration Department revealed.

Nation 07 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Minister: No political asylum for illegal immigrants

Malaysia will not grant political asylum to illegal immigrants including Acehnese who entered the country without travel papers, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar.

AseanPlus News 29 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

2.2 million refugees return to Afghanistan

More than 2.2 million Afghan refugees have returned home from Pakistan and Iran with UN assistance since March last year, a spokeswoman for the UN refugee agency UNHCR said yesterday.