• 06 October, 2022
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Nearly 40,000 people from Myanmar currently displaced in neighbouring India and Thailand: UN spokesperson

United Nations, Jun 2 (PTI) Nearly 40,000 people from Myanmar are currently displaced in neighbouring India and Thailand since the military coup in the Southeast Asian nation in February last…

Number of refugees fleeing Ukraine war exceeds 6 million -UN agency

WARSAW (Reuters) -The number of people who have fled Ukraine to escape Russia's invasion has passed 6 million, in Europe's worst refugee crisis since the end of World War Two,…

Jill Biden will meet Ukrainian refugees in Romania, Slovakia on Mother’s Day

By Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United States first lady Jill Biden plans to leave Washington on Thursday for a whirlwind tour of Romania and Slovakia to highlight the U.S.…

More Lankans fleeing economic crisis land in India

Rameswaram (TN), Apr 22 (PTI) Eighteen more Sri Lankan nationals who fled the crisis-hit island republic arrived in India on Friday, with the hapless families who landed at Dhanushkodi in…

Big brands and oil ban punish Russia as Moscow makes new pledge on Ukraine refugees

By Steve Holland and Pavel Polityuk WASHINGTON/LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - A U.S. ban on imports of Russia's oil ratcheted up punishment for the invasion of Ukraine on Tuesday as McDonald's…

A million refugees have fled Ukraine – UNHCR head

ZURICH (Reuters) - A million people have fled Ukraine in a week after Russia invaded the country, the head of the United Nations refugee agency said on Twitter. "In just…

As refugees pour in, a defiant Ukrainian city prepares for war

By Andrew R.C. Marshall LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - For millions of Ukrainians, the Russian invasion five days ago brought death, terror and uncertainty. For Mila Hadzieva, an IT manager in…

EU says needs to prepare for millions of refugees from Ukraine

By Sabine Siebold (Reuters) - The European Union needs to prepare for millions of Ukrainian refugees arriving in the bloc, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said on Sunday, as…

Kyiv under curfew as Russians shell outskirts, some still trying to leave

By Aleksandar Vasovic KYIV (Reuters) - The streets of central Kyiv lay almost deserted in the winter sunshine on Sunday, with residents ordered to stay in shelters as Russian forces…

Invasion could drive 5 million Ukrainians to flee abroad – U.N

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) -Fuel, cash and medical supplies are running low in parts of Ukraine after Russia's invasion, which could drive up to 5 million people to flee…

Poland prepares medical train, hospital beds for Ukrainians

WARSAW (Reuters) -Poland is preparing a medical train to transport Ukrainians wounded in Russia's assault on its neighbour, the country's health ministry said, adding that Polish hospitals were ready to…

Ukraine: What Would a Russian Invasion Actually Look Like?

Despite suggestions to the contrary from the Kremlin, Ukraine remains surrounded by Russian troops, both along its long border with Russia and from within occupied Crimea. The Russian Federation has…

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