Four refugees are in critical condition after being shot during a brawl between Eritrean and Afghan refugees in the northern French port city of Calais on Thursday.
Afghanistan has seen a series of deadly attacks conducted by the Taliban and Daesh that have killed more than 200 people since the end of last month. With an increase US troop presence in the country, civilians feel that nobody can protect them.
Repatriation of some 688,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees planned by Myanmar and Bangladesh hits roadblock after fears that decision would be forced on them.
The army said it has seized 22 camps of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) since mid-November, blocking off a key timber smuggling route to China from the mainly Christian state in the Buddhist-majority country.
Safety alarms designed to attract attention and scare off unwanted sexual advances are being distributed to vulnerable Rohingya women and girls, who make up the majority of refugees in the sprawling tent cities in Bangladesh.
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey are battling colder temperatures as winter approaches. Aid groups are working around the clock to help them prepare for the harsh conditions in their makeshift homes.
Officials at Sanaa airport said two other UN flights had arrived on Saturday.
The deal was signed at the Dubai Air Show, where in previous years major Mideast carriers have flexed their spending power, including $140 billion in new orders announced in 2013.
Many children are wasting away in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta as medics say the lack of basic nutrition and essential energy is putting the lives of children at risk.
Myanmar is refusing entry to a UN panel that was tasked with investigating allegations of abuses after a smaller military counteroffensive launched in October 2016.
Aid agencies warn the situation this year is beginning to resemble its 2011 famine, when more than a quarter of a million people died.
While Rohingya refugees face monsoon rains, scant food and virtually non-existent sanitation, many of them say it's still better than getting killed or maimed in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.
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