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Mine briefing for Afghans back from Pakistan

Afghans coming back from Pakistan, pushed by Islamabad’s deadline to leave the country, follow a briefing on how to recognize and avoid mines.

Afghans coming back from Pakistan, pushed by Islamabad’s deadline to leave the country, follow a briefing on how to recognize and avoid mines.

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UN suspends all aid to Syria after convoy attack

The United Nations has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after its trucks were hit during a deadly air raid near Aleppo.

The United Nations has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after its trucks were hit during a deadly air raid near Aleppo.

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Humanitarian aid convoy hit by air strike in Syria

An international aid convoy has been hit by an air strike while delivering aid to 78,000 people in the hard-to-reach town of Urm al-Kubra in Syria.

An international aid convoy has been hit by an air strike while delivering aid to 78,000 people in the hard-to-reach town of Urm al-Kubra in Syria.

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Greek volunteers win 2016 Nansen Refugee Award

UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.

UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.

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Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held Mosul

Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul

Iraqi forces meet resistance in an operation to re-take the town of Qayyarah as they move ever closer towards the ISIL stronghold of Mosul

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Kenya and UN work to change a refugee camp into a settlement

Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.

Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.

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Migrant death toll in Mediterranean over past week 'rises to 880'

The Mediterranean has seen its most deadly week of 2016 with more than 880 migrants believed to have drowned in shipwrecks off the Libyan…

The Mediterranean has seen its most deadly week of 2016 with more than 880 migrants believed to have drowned in shipwrecks off the Libyan…

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Angelina Jolie meets migrants in Greece

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who is also a UN special envoy, visited an office of the UNHCR at the port of Piraeus in Greece, where an estimated

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who is also a UN special envoy, visited an office of the UNHCR at the port of Piraeus in Greece, where an estimated

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Europe Weekly: EU-Turkey 'deal' under fire

In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: Rights groups and MEPs criticise a tenative deal between the EU and Turkey on migration; refugees find their

In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly: Rights groups and MEPs criticise a tenative deal between the EU and Turkey on migration; refugees find their

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UN questions legality of controversial EU-Turkey migration deal

The United Nations and Amnesty International have raised concerns that the EU’s proposed migration deal with Turkey could be illegal. They are

The United Nations and Amnesty International have raised concerns that the EU’s proposed migration deal with Turkey could be illegal. They are

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Greece says it can now register all migrants.

Just hours before EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss migration, Athens announced the opening on Wednesday of four migrant reception centres on

Just hours before EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss migration, Athens announced the opening on Wednesday of four migrant reception centres on

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UNHCR: International humanitarian law 'blatantly violated' in Syria

As migrants continue to brave winter weather to reach Europe and the focus turns to Turkey to help stem the flow, euronews has spoken to the UN High

As migrants continue to brave winter weather to reach Europe and the focus turns to Turkey to help stem the flow, euronews has spoken to the UN High

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Syrian refugees struggle to keep warm during winter in Lebanon

Nearly two million Syrian refugees have settled in Lebanon. As another harsh winter sets in, many people struggle to keep their tents warm enough for

Nearly two million Syrian refugees have settled in Lebanon. As another harsh winter sets in, many people struggle to keep their tents warm enough for

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Hungary's campaign 'fuelling xenophobia towards migrants'

Hungary must stop fueling fear, intolerance and xenophobia towards migrants, says the UN’s refugee agency. UNHCR, in a joint statement with two other

Hungary must stop fueling fear, intolerance and xenophobia towards migrants, says the UN’s refugee agency. UNHCR, in a joint statement with two other

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No respite for aid workers as refugees continue to flood into Europe

An indication of just how desperate some people are to get to Europe is that it is now December, when a sea crossing in an open boat is extremely

An indication of just how desperate some people are to get to Europe is that it is now December, when a sea crossing in an open boat is extremely

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Migrant numbers reaching Europe slides says UN

The number of migrants and refugees reaching Europe has dropped, according to the United Nations refugee agency. UNHCR says an estimated 140,000

The number of migrants and refugees reaching Europe has dropped, according to the United Nations refugee agency. UNHCR says an estimated 140,000

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Jordan's refugee burden: a costly solidarity

From an early stage in the Syrian war, Jordan has been a refuge for people fleeing the ever-intensifying fighting. By now, some 1.4 million of

From an early stage in the Syrian war, Jordan has been a refuge for people fleeing the ever-intensifying fighting. By now, some 1.4 million of

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Migrant deaths at sea plummet after rescue resources improved

Crisis-rocked Greece has overtaken Italy as the main maritime gateway for migrants trying to reach Europe, new figures have revealed. The UN’s

Crisis-rocked Greece has overtaken Italy as the main maritime gateway for migrants trying to reach Europe, new figures have revealed. The UN’s

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UNHCR: Angelina Jolie visits Turkey on World Refugee Day

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has spent World Refugee Day 2015 visiting the country with the highest number of refugees in the world. It is the

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has spent World Refugee Day 2015 visiting the country with the highest number of refugees in the world. It is the

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UN urges South East Asian countries to do more for migrants at sea

Hundreds of boatpeople have been rescued off the coast of Indonesia after being stranded at sea for more than 40 days. Myanmar is said to have

Hundreds of boatpeople have been rescued off the coast of Indonesia after being stranded at sea for more than 40 days. Myanmar is said to have

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UNHCR aid shipment arrives in Yemen despite continued fighting

Clashes continued in Yemen on Saturday (May 16) between Houthi rebels and fighters loyal to the country’s exiled president despite a five-day truce

Clashes continued in Yemen on Saturday (May 16) between Houthi rebels and fighters loyal to the country’s exiled president despite a five-day truce

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Djibouti refugees: a confluence of the desperate

Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of

Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of

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UNHCR mulls Kenya's call to close Dadaab camp for Somali refugees

The United Nations’ refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Saturday it had not received a formal request from Kenya to remove a huge refugee camp housing

The United Nations’ refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Saturday it had not received a formal request from Kenya to remove a huge refugee camp housing