Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label refugees. Show all posts

Friday, January 13, 2023

US stops hundreds fleeing Cuba, Haiti by sea, returns most

The Coast Guard returned another 177 Cuban migrants who were caught at sea off Florida to the island on Thursday, while a group of about two dozen Haitians swam ashore in Miami.

Saturday, January 7, 2023

Florida activates national guard as Cuban arrivals seek refuge

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday mobilised the state national guard to help local officials respond to a large influx of Cuban asylum seekers landing at the southernmost tip of the contiguous United States.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

1,088 Migrants Rescued Off Libyan Coast in Past Week

 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that 1,088 migrants were rescued and returned to Libya in the past week.

Sunday, December 4, 2022

German State Urges Berlin To Seek Fair Distribution Of Ukrainian Refugees Across EU

 Authorities in the southwestern German state of Baden-Wurttemberg are urging the Federal government to lobby fair distribution of Ukrainian refugees in the European Union, having sheltered more Ukrainians than the entire France, German newspaper Bild reported on Sunday, citing local officials.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Greece transfers around 500 migrants to a ferry after dramatic rescue operation

Greece’s coastguard on Thursday said nearly 500 asylum seekers rescued in a dramatic operation this week off the island of Crete had been temporarily transferred to a ferry for processing.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

France to allow Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship to dock, will welcome about a third, Germany another third and the rest EU.

France has said it will allow the Ocean Viking rescue ship carrying more than 200 migrants and refugees rescued in the Mediterranean to dock at the southern port of Toulon, following tense exchanges with Italy over the vessel’s fate.

Moscow: US- backed terrorists use thousands of Syrian refugees as Human shields in Rukban camp – SANA

 The Russian Ministry of Defense has announced that terrorist organizations backed and supervised by US occupation forces are using thousands of Syrian refugees as a Human Shields in Rukban Camp in al-Tanf area in Homs eastern countryside.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

France denounced as “unacceptable” Italy's refusal to take in a migrant ship

France denounced as “unacceptable” Italy's refusal to take in a migrant ship, as the two countries wrangled over which should accept a vessel with 234 people aboard.

Monday, November 7, 2022

Rescue charity to take Italy to court over migrant boats standoff

German charity SOS Humanity says it will go to court to try to overturn efforts by Italy’s new right-wing government to prevent some of the people the nonprofit group had saved from the sea from stepping onto land.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

German Rescue Ship Enters Sicilian Port, Disembarks Minors


Italy allowed a humanitarian rescue ship carrying 179 migrants to enter a Sicilian port and begin disembarking minors early Sunday, while refusing to respond to requests for safe harbor from three other ships carrying 900 more people in nearby waters.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Dozens missing after refugee boat sinks off Greek islands

Greek authorities have launched a search and rescue operation for dozens of refugees who are missing after a boat they were travelling on from Turkey overturned and sank in rough weather.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

First Phase of Voluntary Return of Syrian Refugees Kicks Off in Lebanon - Tasnim News Agency

Several buses transported Syrian refugee families to Syria from different areas in Lebanon on Wednesday morning, as part of a government repatriation scheme revived earlier this month, local media reported.

Friday, October 21, 2022

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Refugees from Kharkov Region tracked using drones, shelled by Ukrainian army — LPR envoy

A group of refugees from the Kharkov Region shelled by Ukrainian troops was tracked using drones and the fire was targeted, the LPR’s ambassador to Russia told the Rossiya-24 TV channel on Thursday.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

India accused of blocking military plane picking up aid for Ukrainians — RT

India prevented a Japan Self-Defense Forces plane from landing in its territory on Thursday, Sanae Takaichi, a policy chief of the ruling Japanese Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), told local media on Thursday. The aircraft was scheduled to collect supplies from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Mumbai and deliver them to Europe.

Saturday, March 5, 2022

Denmark will not seize jewelry from Ukrainian refugees: Prime minister

Denmark will not seize jewelry from Ukrainian refugees unlike Syrians and Africans who sought refuge in the country from 2016 onwards, its prime minister said Friday.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

UN agency dismayed over reports of racism against foreigners fleeing Ukraine

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, expressed dismay Tuesday over reports that foreigners fleeing Ukraine amid its war with Russia are experiencing mistreatment and pleaded for more humanity and compassion for non-Europeans and refugees from other nations.

Monday, February 28, 2022

EU commissioner estimates number of displaced Ukrainians at over seven mln - TASS

The number of displaced Ukrainians may exceed seven mln, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic said at a press conference in Brussels.

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