Officials say a total of 885,622 homeless and destitute families across the country will benefit from the mega housing project.
Bangladesh reports just under 1,000 Rohingya refugees are in the latest group heading to Bhashan Char, despite opposition from rights activists.
One would think leaders worthy of international recognition as peacemakers wouldn't have blood stains on their names. But these leaders certainly do:
UN and others warn refugee camps in Tigray need help, urging for access to deliver badly needed food, medicines and other supplies to the region where fighting between federal troops and local forces has continued for nearly a month.
Police clear street camp north of Paris, where around 2,000 asylum-seekers had been living in cramped tents.
EU states agreed to provide shelter to some vulnerable refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos, after the Moria refugee camp burned down from back-to-back fires this week.
Former residents of Greece’s largest refugee camp picked through the charred remains of their belongings, salvaging what they could from back-to-back fires.
Conflict, hunger and economic upheaval had displaced nearly 80 million people worldwide, half of them children, by the end of 2019 – nearly twice as many as a decade ago.
Four residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon test positive for the novel coronavirus, a health official says, bringing total cases in the settlement to five.
Lebanon is home to more than one million Syrian refugees. The country is also host to tens of thousands of Palestinian refugees and their descendants, most of them living in squalid camps with no access to public services.
Hundreds protested peacefully outside Greece's Interior Ministry in central Athens, holding placards against the creation of new detention facilities on five islands.
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.
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