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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.

Lifestyle 05 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Giving scant refuge

Despite generously shelling out billions of dollars in aid to poor countries, Japan is not as charitable when it comes to accepting asylum seekers, writes HANS GREIMEL.

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.

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.

Lifestyle 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bringing hope and relief

Following an appeal for international help from Sri Lanka, Mercy Malaysia despatched a team of doctors and volunteers to the flood-stricken republic which suffered its worst floods and landslides in 60 years. ONG JU LYNN reports from Ratnapura in southern Sri Lanka.

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.

Letters 23 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

A true international civil servant

Sergio Vieira de Mello, who was killed by a suicide car bomb in Baghdad on Tuesday, became first known to Malaysians when he headed the United Nations administration in East Timor three years ago. MERGAWATI ZULFAKAR, who was assigned to report on the birth of the new nation then, recalls this consummate international civil servant.

Lifestyle 23 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Preparing for action

AMONG Mercy Malaysia's programmes for its volunteers is the three-day Basic Mission Training (BMT). So far, dozens of volunteers have undergone this. Recently, I participated as a non-medical volunteer at a BMT centre in Bentong, Pahang.

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.

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