Police are investigating the cause of a riot at a detention centre in northern Malaysia after more than 500 refugees escaped.
Troops kill three Palestinians in two separate incidents in the occupied West Bank, sparking angry protests, Palestine's officials and media say.
Storm piles misery on Syria's internally displaced and refugees in Lebanon, with UN saying it is "concerned" about 2.8 million people in the war-ravaged region.
Nearly a million refugees from the Muslim minority group, who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar after a deadly crackdown in 2017, live in crowded camps where the pandemic has rendered them even more vulnerable.
The persecuted Muslim group doesn’t have a Rohingya translation of Islam’s holiest book.
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.
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi has urged Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy to address reports of abduction of some of the 100,000 Eritrean refugees near Tigray border.
The latest explosions came just hours after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory in his government’s fighting against forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, which runs the northern Tigray region bordering Eritrea.
Greece, with 192 coronavirus deaths, has so far not been as badly hit as many other European countries, and there have been no deaths in the migrant camps.
Out of 40 groups currently active in camps, 22 were eliminated from a first approval phase after failing to apply by June 14, the ministry said in a statement.
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