Buses took away more than 1,600 people from the Porte de la Chapelle and Seine-Saint-Denis areas where camps were dismantled after the government announced stricter immigration policies a day earlier.
The agreement sparked fears among some refugees they might be forced home despite assurances from both governments and the United Nations that would not happen.
The Cox's Bazar district – home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims – has seen at least 58.5 centimetres of rain since July 2, Bangladesh's meteorological department said.
Following a government demand, Syrians have had to demolish more than half of the ‘semi -permanent’ refugee homes they had constructed in what many see as mounting pressure to leave the country
According to the UNHCR, Turkey is hosting the largest number of refugees in the world for the fifth consecutive year. Out of the 3.7 million refugees, only 3.5 percent of them actually live in camps, the rest are spread out across the country.
Dadaab is home to some 230,000 people, the vast majority of whom are Somalis who fled civil war in 1991. Many have lived there ever since.
Not willing to abandon hope, Lara Shahin empowered herself and fellow Syrian refugee women through a new business initiative of selling handmade soaps and a variety of handicrafts.
Police found the refugees at two separate places in Cox's Bazar, raising the number of Rohingya being rescued from traffickers to more than 100 in less than a week.
Around 21 Turkish doctors and nine graduates teamed up with 13 local medical professionals to offer free services.
The recent violent protests that have rocked Zimbabwe appear to have presented an opportunity for impoverished locals to get even with refugees and foreign nationals who they accuse of prospering at their expense.
The Greek island camp is full of Afghan refugees, who spend their days in what they say is "filth and degradation".
Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus, a once-busy district, is now a ghost town heaped with rubble and mangled steel rods. Here’s how Palestinian refugees are living through Syria’s war.
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