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By Tajuddin
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Dec 18th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency said Thursday it has voluntary repatriated 5,853 Somali refugees from the Dadaab settlement in northeast Kenya to areas in southern Somalia which have been pacified. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said some 448 return...
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Dec 14th, 2015
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This article by: Mercedes Sayagues is a Knight International Journalism Fellow The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The UN and the AU are not known for bl...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 4th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Recent fighting between local groups (known as the “Arrow Boys”) and the South Sudanese army in the Western Equatoria region of South Sudan has displaced over 4,000 people into a remote region of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo....
By Tajuddin
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Nov 12th, 2015
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Obock, Djibouti (DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report published by the UN Refugee Agency – Yemeni fisherman Seif Zeid Abdulah was riding home on his motorbike when an airstrike pounded his native Bab El Mandab region. A sudden, concussive blast sent the 27-year-old flying. His left leg sh...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 7th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya ( VOA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – In a historic visit, Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke led an official delegation to the Dadaab Refugee Camp, the largest in the world, where he met with Somali refugees. Despite many challenges, the Somali government said it will cooperat...
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Nov 6th, 2015
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Angelina Jolie has opened up about battling depression in her teens, blaming her upbringing in California for her unhappiness. She said: “I grew up in LA, where focus is very inward. I didn’t know why I was so destructive and miserable. I didn’t ...
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Nov 6th, 2015
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Gaborone, Botswana ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Botswanan government has asked the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to resettle 10 Eritrean football players recently granted political asylum because under the country’s constitution they would have to stay in a refugee camp for at least 10 ye...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 19th, 2015
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Nairobi , Kenya ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nearly 5,000 Somali refugees from Kenya’s Dadaab camps have returned home since December last year, the UN refugee agency has said. About 4,500 more have signed up to go back in the coming months, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 8th, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The UN refugee agency said Tuesday it has so far repatriated 3,634 Somali refugees from Dadaab refugee camp in northeast Kenya to the Horn of Africa nation since December 2014. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in its bi-Weekly Update released i...
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Aug 5th, 2015
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to Press Statement from the UN Refugee Agency ( UNHCR), The arrival at Mogadishu International Airport today of 116 Somali refugees from Kenya marks a new chapter in the voluntary return process. Earlier in the morning, the two planes took off from Dadaab in...