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Ukraine: UNHCR urges nations to not ignore other crises as war rages on

The UNHCR said the global displacement crisis is also likely to worsen due to the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi(AP)
UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi(AP)
Published on May 20, 2022 07:10 PM IST
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Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Sohini Goswami

SC stays Manipur HC order permitting seven Rohingya to seek refugee status

A bench of justices AM Khanwilkar and AS Oka issued notice to Haksar and stayed the May 3, 2021 HC order “provided the same has not been acted upon by the concerned authority so far”.
The Supreme Court order came on a petition filed by the Centre, which said that the seven persons were ‘untraceable’. (Archive)
The Supreme Court order came on a petition filed by the Centre, which said that the seven persons were ‘untraceable’. (Archive)
Updated on Apr 26, 2022 02:25 AM IST
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ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

Ukraine war: Talks resume; Russian oil depot targeted | Top updates

  • Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, who is on a two-day visit to India, hailed the country for their stance on the ongoing war with Ukraine.
A gas station burns after Russian attacks in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine. (AFP)
A gas station burns after Russian attacks in the city of Kharkiv, Ukraine. (AFP)
Updated on Apr 01, 2022 11:20 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Ukraine: Fastest growing crisis since WW-II, says UNHCR as 1.5mn seek shelter 

  • Ukraine-Russia war: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said it was the fastest growing refugee crisis in Europe since the World War II. The numbers were only rising as Russian shelling battered more Ukrainian cities and towns.
People coming from Ukraine, cross the Polish border in Korczowa.(REUTERS)
People coming from Ukraine, cross the Polish border in Korczowa.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 06, 2022 05:26 PM IST
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Afghan refugees protest before UNHCR office in Delhi for security, resettlement

  • Seeking assurances of security from the Indian government and the global body, a member of the Afghan community said the refugees did not have any access to basic facilities like education and jobs
A large number of desperate Afghan citizens are coming to India following the takeover of the war-torn country by the Taliban. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)(AP)
A large number of desperate Afghan citizens are coming to India following the takeover of the war-torn country by the Taliban. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)(AP)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 03:41 PM IST
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By | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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