User: basavapatna Topic: Refugees
Category: Refugees
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Football Briefs: Spain face possible 2018 World Cup ban 16.12.2017 Rediff: Sports
News of all that's transpired on and off the football field
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Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Saturday urged the Bangladesh government to allow India's northeastern states to use the Chittagong port for the development of the landlocked region.
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Syrian refugee's dream comes true with Messi meeting 16.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Sports
A young Syrian refugees dreams came true when she met Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates after the club invited her to attend a La Liga match earlier this month. Nujeen Mustafa, 18, who suffers from cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, fled her hometown of Aleppo two years ago with her sister Nasrin. The two girls made a 5,600 km (3,479 mile) journey to Cologne where they were sheltered as refugees. After discovering that Nujeen was a fan of Barca, the club surprised her by arranging for her to visit Spain and watch them play Celta Vigo on December 2. "Messi has a kind of a baby face, he looks younger even though hes 30, so its like you have grown up now because I know him since 2007," Nujeen told Reuters in an interview. "At that time he looked like a baby," she added, before addressing the five-times Ballon dOr winner: "You have changed, you look like an adult now." "Hes a really shy guy, that hasnt changed," said Nujeen, who hopes Barcelona win six titles again to match their feat in ...
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Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast 16.12.2017 Zee News : India National
"Sidelining the pending unresolved issues between the two countries, Bangladesh must allow the northeastern states of India to use the Chittagong international seaport to carry goods," he said.
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Olympic gold medallist Weverton joins Palmeiras 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Olympic gold medal-winning goalkeeper Weverton has joined nine-time Brazilian Serie A champions Palmeiras, the club has announced.
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Vijay Diwas: December 16, 1971 - When India won and Bangladesh got liberated 16.12.2017 Zee News : India National
The Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 is heralded as one of the most convincing victories in the annals of the military history.
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‘We expect Indian aid on Rohingya issue’ 15.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Bangladesh seeks UN resolution
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N Korea nuclear, missile programme most dangerous global threat: Guterres 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Warning that North Korea's nuclear and missile programme is the most dangerous threat to world security, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for re-establishing communication channels with Pyongyang.
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Bangladesh wants India to raise Rohingya issue in United Nations 15.12.2017 Zee News : South Asia
Bangladesh wants Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh minister Mosharraf Hossain said on Friday.
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U.S. says concerned about Myanmar’s silence over where Reuters journalists are being held 15.12.2017 Hindu: News
Myanmar ministry says reporters “illegally acquired information”
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Award for Priyanka 15.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
After securing her place as the worlds sexiest Asian woman for the fifth time in a row, Priyanka Chopra has now grabbed the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice. UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie was among the first to take up the cause of fighting for the rights of refugees and displaced people. Priyanka will now take the baton from her as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. As per reports, PeeCee received an invitation from the Harmony Foundation for lending her support towards social causes. "I humbly accept the award on her behalf. As a mother, I am immensely proud to have a child who is so compassionate and has so much kindness in her. She exemplifies the fact that the more you give the more you get. Even as a child, she was influenced by Mother Teresa and has been supporting Prem Niwas in Bareilly", said mother Madhu Chopra, who collected the award on behalf of the B-Town girl. She further added, "It is justified for her to receive this honourable award and I am immensely proud of her. Im ...
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Pakistan-origin New York woman accused of laundering bitcoins to help ISIS 15.12.2017 News
Zoobia Shahnaz, a 27-year-old Pakistani-born resident of Brentwood, is accused of financially aiding the terrorist organisation
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Steve Waugh's son features in Oz U-19 WC squad 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australia legend Steve Waugh's all-rounder son Austin was on Friday named in the 15-man squad, led by promising Jason Sangha, for the Under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand next month.
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Muhajir Congress demands Pakistan's apology for 1971 genocide 15.12.2017 Zee News : World
Pakistan must tender an unconditional apology to Bangladesh for the "genocide" committed by its troops during the 1971 war, a group claiming to speak for refugees has demanded.
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‘6,700 Rohingya killed in one month in Myanmar’ 14.12.2017 Hindu: News
Among the dead were 730 children below age of five years
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Here is what India searched for the most on Google in 2017 14.12.2017 Hindu: Internet
Google’s Year in Search video shows that the most searched phrase was “how to”.
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6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in first month of Myanmar violence, says MSF 14.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
6,700 Rohingya Muslims killed in first month of Myanmar violence, says MSF
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MSF: at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar between August and September 14.12.2017 Hindu: News
More than 630,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Buddhist-majority Myanmar into Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations has called “ethnic cleansing.”
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Priyanka Chopra to deliver inspirational lecture in Delhi 14.12.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Bollywood star and Unicef goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra will deliver an inspirational talk on 'Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Chasing a Dream' as part of The Penguin Annual Lecture 2017 here on December 26.
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Rohingya crisis: 6,700 Muslims killed in the first month of Myanmar Army crackdown, says MSF 14.12.2017 DNA: Mumbai
At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late August, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said today. The figure is the highest estimated death toll yet of violence that erupted on August 25 and triggered a massive refugee crisis, with more than 620,000 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh in three months. The UN and US have described the military operation as ethnic cleansing of the Muslim minority, but have not released specific estimations of a death toll. "At least 6,700 Rohingya, in the most conservative estimations, are estimated to have been killed, including at least 730 children below the age of five," MSF said Thursday. The group's findings come from six surveys of more than 2,434 households in Rohingya refugee camps and cover a period of one month. "We met and spoke with survivors of violence in Myanmar, who are now sheltering in overcrowded and unsanitary camps in Bangladesh," said the group's medical ...
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