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US downgrades Myanmar, raises Thailand in human trafficking report 30.6.2016 DNA: Opinion
The United States on Thursday placed Myanmar on its list of worst human trafficking offenders for failing to do more to curb widespread abuses, and upgraded Thailand from the lowest grade for what was deemed to be an improved record. The State Department also demoted Uzbekistan to the bottom tier in its annual assessment of global efforts to combat human trafficking, just a year after giving a higher rating to the central Asian country, where a state-orchestrated forced labor system underpins its vital cotton industry. Turkmenistan, which also forces citizens into the cotton fields, joined Haiti and Sudan among the countries downgraded to the lowest level in the closely watched Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report. The report also highlighted the continuing Syria refugee crisis and reiterated the accusation that almost all sides in the civil war there, including government forces as well as US-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters, were recruiting child soldiers. Syria remained on the lowest ...
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5 ways Abhishek Bachchan inspires us 30.6.2016 TOI: Entertainment
While the actor, in his over one-and-a-half decade long career has given his fans ample reasons to love, admire and follow him, with his on-screen performances and off-screen persona, we bring you five ways how Junior Bachchan continues to inspire us.
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Banks need to write off losses between 40 and 70% in 240 firms: Study 30.6.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Banks would need to write off their losses between 40 and 70 per cent in at least 240 companies, which are under heavy debt mostly in steel, construction, power, textiles and infrastructure, a study said.
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Pakistan extends stay of three million Afghan refugees for six months 30.6.2016 FirstPost: World

Pakistan has allowed the nearly three million Afghan refugees to stay on for an additional six months while tasking authorities to take up the issue of their return with Afghan and UNHCR officials.

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Around 200 refugees to return to Myanmar from Thailand 30.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Naypyidaw, June 30 : The Thai Government is planning to repatriate nearly 200 refugees, who have opted to return from camps in Thailand to their native place in Myanmar.
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Pakistan extends Afghan refugees' stay for six more months 30.6.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday granted an extension in the stay of registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan for another six months - till December 31, 2016.
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Pakistan extends Afghan refugees' stay for six more months 30.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 30 : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday granted an extension in the stay of registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan for another six months - till December 31, 2016.
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Bombay HC to State: Give information about region wise rainfall 29.6.2016 TOI: Mumbai
The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed the state to inform on July 18, about the amount of rainfall received up till then, region wise.
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Pakistan extends Afghan refugees stay until end of 2016 29.6.2016 News
The country is home to 1.5 million registered and about as many undocumented Afghan refugees
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UN agencies: South Sudan at risk of ‘hunger catastrophe’ 29.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, June 29 : The level of food insecurity in South Sudan is at the highest since the start of the conflict two and a half years ago, United Nations agencies On Wednesday warned.
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Pakistan extends Afghan refugees stay until end of 2016 29.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
Pakistan would supply wheat to the relocated camps for three years free of charge as a gesture of good will.
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Afghan envoy asks PTI chief to look into alleged harassment of refugees in K-P region 29.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 29 : Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan Dr. Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and conveyed his concerns over alleged harassment of Afghan refugees in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, where the party is in power.
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UNHCR doubles grant for Afghan refugees returning home 29.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 29 : The United Nations refugee agency on Wednesday said it would increase assistance package for registered Afghan refugees who were opting to return to Afghanistan under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary return programme.
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UNHCR doubles grant for Afghan refugees returning home 29.6.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The United Nations refugee agency on Wednesday said it would increase assistance package for registered Afghan refugees who were opting to return to Afghanistan under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary return programme.
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Swine disease contained in Mizoram, alert sounded in Tripura 29.6.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) disease which has so far killed at least 3,500 pigs in Mizoram has largely been contained, officials said in Aizawl on Wednesday.
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Film festival to highlight animal-human-nature co-relation 29.6.2016 TOI: Mumbai
Mumbai, Jun 29 () A unique two-month-long film festival focusing on the relationship among animals, humans and nature begins here next month with over 150 films from more than 40 countries lined up for screening.
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Jordan widens IS crackdown; signs of home-grown extremism 29.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
Hundreds have been sentenced to prison, are awaiting trial or are being held for questioning about links to IS.
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Recalling recent Lesbos visit, Ban urges European leaders to act with 'compassion and foresight' on refugee issue 29.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, June 29 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged European leaders meeting in Brussels on Tuesday to act with "compassion and foresight," and find humane solutions for refugees that not only uphold international law and protect human rights, but also save lives.
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All you need to know about Cannes Bronze Lion winner, the 'I Sea' controversy 29.6.2016 ET: Brand Equity
It was pulled off the App store, even as Cannes Lions management said they’d wait till after the festival was over to investigate its credentials.
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Brexit-hit Hungary eyes Indian corporates in U.K. 29.6.2016 Hindu: National
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