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The UK government has pledged to help thousands of teachers in the poorest refugee-hosting countries in the world.

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

<em>UNHCR</em> calls on Hungary to withdraw new asylum rules

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UNHCR calls on Hungary to withdraw new asylum rules

The UN is urging Hungary to comply with international human rights laws, after the Budapest shut migrant crossing points at its borders

Afghan foreign minister visits Iran

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Afghan foreign minister visits Iran

Iran's state news agency IRNA published a photo on Sunday of the meeting between Afghanistan's Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Iranian Foreign Minister ...

Greece announces extension of coronavirus lockdown in refugee camps

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Greece announces extension of coronavirus lockdown in refugee camps

The Greek government has announced that it will extend a coronavirus lockdown in its heavily overcrowded refugee camps as activists and rights ...

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4 Syrian children die in blaze on Jordan farm

The brothers aged from one to 10 died of "severe burns", according to an official.

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World Refugee Day: UN calls for ending conflicts

UN has released worrying figures of a rise in refugees across the world.

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Yemen in Focus: Saudi-led coalition continues to kill children

Human Rights Watch has slammed as 'shameful' a move by the United Nations to remove the Saudi-led coalition from a blacklist of children ...

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UN reports biggest rise of refugees in its records

The United Nations has reported the biggest rise of refugees in recorded history.

UN urges Greece to investigate migrant pushback claims

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UN urges Greece to investigate migrant pushback claims

The UN refugee agency has called on Greece to begin urgent inquiries into multiple reports of illegal tactics being used to push back asylum ...

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Thousands of refugees leave social housing under Greek law

Many refugees in Greece face homelessness as evictions mean they're desperate for accommodation.

More than 94,000 Yemenis displaced since January, UN says

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More than 94,000 Yemenis displaced since January, UN says

Around 5,200 people have been able to return to their places of origin since January, the UNHCR said.

Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push

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Thousands face homelessness in Greek refugee relocation push

Thousands of recognised refugees are set to lose their homes in Greece this week.

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

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Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

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Fifteen Syrian refugees in Lebanon test positive for coronavirus

Fifteen cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among Syrian refugees living in the same building in Majdal Anjar, in eastern Lebanon.

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Thousands fleeing fighting in Yemen at risk of coronavirus

Tens of thousands of Yemenis continue to flee violence in the north, as the shadow of Covid-19 looms over them.

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Greece extends migrant camp lockdown

Greece announced it has extended a coronavirus lockdown on migrant camps until June 7.

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Traumatised Rohingya fear impact of cyclone on prison island

Tensions are rising on the remote prison island of Bhasan Char, where some 300 Rohingya refugees were shipped after being rescued from ...

TNA Voice: Covid-19 is bearing down hard on refugees

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TNA Voice: Covid-19 is bearing down hard on refugees

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Fire destroys hundreds of Rohingya shanties in Bangladesh camp

Some 330 rough buildings, including homes and shops, in the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp were completely destroyed in the fire, which began ...

Coronavirus cases near Sahrawi refugee camps prompt outbreak fears

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Coronavirus cases near Sahrawi refugee camps prompt outbreak fears

Nine Covid-19 cases have been detected in Algeria’s Tindouf province, where tens of thousands of Sahrawi refugees live in camps.

Somalia floods force thousands to flee amid coronavirus threat

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Somalia floods force thousands to flee amid coronavirus threat

Tens of thousands of Somali civilians have left the safety of their homes as a result of heavy floods in the region.

Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Tamirace Fakhoury

Lebanon excludes refugees from coronavirus response at its peril

Comment: The Covid-19 era marks a new chapter in the erosion of refugee rights in Lebanon, and policymaking that excludes their access to ...

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