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RITSONA, Greece (Reuters) - With walled camps and tougher border controls, Greece is hardening its approach ahead of summer when migrant arrivals pick up, defying criticism from aid groups and saying it has little choice given a lack of support from the rest of Europe.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of people forced to flee their homes due to conflict, persecution and human rights abuses has doubled in the past decade to reach 82.4 million at the end of last year, the United Nations said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities pursuing a sweeping fraud investigation suspect some 4,000 Iraqis of filing fraudulent applications for resettlement in the United States as refugees, and they are re-examining cases involving more than 104,000 others, according to State Department reports reviewed by Reuters.
(Reuters) -More than 30 countries and two development banks on Thursday pledged more than $1.5 billion in grants and loans to aid Venezuelan migrants fleeing a humanitarian crisis, as well as their host countries and vulnerable people still in the country.
(Reuters) - Ecuador will implement a new "normalization process" for the 430,000 Venezuelan migrants living in the South American country, President Guillermo Lasso said on Thursday, without providing further details of the plan.
PUTRAJAYA: Only less than two per cent of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders are resettled to a third country each year, prompting the government to ask the international body to improve the situation.
BUKIT MERTAJAM: For residents of the Terubok flats here, the presence of the Rohingya among them can be rather unsettling at times.
BUKIT MERTAJAM: Many factors have to be taken into account in deciding whether dedicated camps for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) cardholders should be set up, says Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Japan will provide AstraZeneca vaccines manufactured there to Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, its Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu announced Tuesday (June 15).
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany continued to buck the global trend for falling birth rates during the coronavirus pandemic, reporting a 10% jump in March to the highest figure since 1998, the Statistics Office said on Tuesday.