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ATHENS (Reuters) - At least twelve people drowned when their boat sank off an island in western Greece on Saturday, Greek authorities said, marking the deadliest toll in months in Greece's migrant crisis.
PETALING JAYA: Almost 10 months after the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) decided to maintain refugee protections for ethnic Chins, many are still living in Malaysia without UNHCR documentation, says a Chin refugee rights NGO.
(Reuters) - Costa Rica's president on Tuesday requested urgent international aid for refugees in the small Central American nation, which has taken in tens of thousands of people from Nicaragua after a political crisis triggered months of violent protests.
PETALING JAYA: A group of multinational companies that operate in the country have urged the government to allow refugees to work in Malaysia legally.
Bangkok (Dec 1, AFP): Clutching her entrance badge to see the Pope, Vietnamese Catholic refugee Ko Sa says attending the pontiff's mass last week is a great honour -- a rare bright spot in her "miserable" life in limbo as an asylum seeker in Bangkok.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Fake UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) cards and MyRC identity cards are selling for RM200 jointly.
BARDARASH CAMP, Iraq (Reuters) - Joumana Akram and her three young children escaped the immediate danger, fleeing their home in northern Syria as the bombardment from Turkish forces began and eventually crossing the border into Iraq.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - The European Union will give 30 million euros (£26.8 million) in aid to Colombia to help the Andean country grapple with an influx of Venezuelan migrants fleeing economic and political strife at home, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday.
Bangkok: A Laos activist is feared missing in Thailand, rights groups said, calling for an urgent investigation into his whereabouts after a rash of similar disappearances of dissidents in South-East Asia.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - International donors have been significantly less generous in their support of Venezuelan migrants than other global refugee crises, Colombia's foreign minister said on Tuesday, as he repeated a request for more aid money.