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Ex-Guantanamo prisoners to marry Uruguayan women 29.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Two of six former prisoners of the US Guantanamo Bay prison accepted by Uruguay as refugees will marry their Uruguayan girlfriends on June 6, sources close to the men confirmed to Spanish news agency Efe.
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Thailand says 300 "boat people" landed in recent weeks 29.5.2015 Zee News : World
Around 300 "boat people" have landed on Thailand`s shores in recent weeks, Sek Wannamethee, director-general of the information department at Thailand`s Foreign Ministry, said on Friday.
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100,000 'suspected' Afghans in Pakistan declared 'aliens' 29.5.2015 DNA: Top News
Some 100,000 "suspected" Afghans living in Pakistan have been declared as "aliens" by authorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces. The affected people's computerised national identity cards (CNICs) have been blocked since the country's National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) expedited the process of scrutinising foreigners among Pakistanis during the past few months. "NADRA has meticulously been scrutinising the 'suspect CNICs' and so far around 100,000 such CNICs have been blocked. The holders of the blocked CNICs are not Pakistanis, most of them being Afghans," NADRA spokesman Faik Ali Chachar said. "NADRA cannot issue or renew the CNICs to those who have no history of being Pakistanis. Without having a record with NADRA how can the authority issue CNICs to aliens?" he argued. The government has also formed a verification committee in each province to scrutinise suspected cases of CNICs. "The committee will scrutinise and verify doubtful CNIC cases so that no alien or ...
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Myanmar rejects being 'singled out' by UN at migrant talks 29.5.2015 Zee News : South Asia
 Myanmar's delegate to talks in Bangkok on Southeast Asia's migrant crisis today rebuked the UN's refugee agency for calling on the country to recognise the Muslim Rohingya minority as citizens to stem their exodus from its shores.
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'The standing ovation Dheepan got in Cannes truly moved me' 29.5.2015 Rediff: Movies
'We may have played a small part, but being a part of the film that has won the prestigious award Palme d'Or is definitely a great honour.'
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Still compelling 29.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Still compelling
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Still compelling 29.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Still compelling
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Myanmar rejects being `singled out` by UN over migrant crisis at Thai talks 29.5.2015 Zee News : World
Myanmar`s delegate to talks in Bangkok on Southeast Asia`s migrant crisis on Friday rebuked the UN`s refugee agency for calling on the country to recognise the Muslim Rohingya minority as citizens to stem their exodus from its shores.
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Indian army colonel in UN peacekeeping operation injured in South Sudan 29.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
As the UN peacekeeping operations in South Sudan struggles with inadequate resources and widening mandates, an Indian Army colonel was injured in crossfire between two warring groups there Thursday, according to sources monitoring the mission in New ...
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Around Lake Chad: Boko Haram's legacy of ruin and fear – in pictures 29.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

The sun-scorched land around Lake Chad has become home to thousands of people who have fled attacks by Boko Haram militants in neighbouring Nigeria. But the militants have also attacked islands in the lake. Photographer Tomaso Clavarino visited the area and found burnt-out homes, shut-up shops, piles of ashes and a lingering sense of fear

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Despite growing threats, UN peacekeepers worldwide remain dedicated to serve 29.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'Despite growing threats, UN peacekeepers worldwide remain dedicated to serve' at newkerala.com.
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Indian army colonel in UN peacekeeping operation injured in South Sudan 29.5.2015 Zee News : India National
As the UN peacekeeping operations in South Sudan struggles with inadequate resources and widening mandates, an Indian Army colonel was injured in crossfire between two warring groups there Thursday, according to sources monitoring the mission in New York.
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Indian army colonel in UN peacekeeping operation injured in South Sudan 29.5.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Indian army colonel in UN peacekeeping operation injured in South Sudan' at newkerala.com.
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South-east Asia migrant crisis: numbers are now 'alarming', talks told 29.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Thailand’s foreign affairs minister, Thanasak Patimaprakorn, tells meeting of 17 countries that Burma must reconsider its treatment of Rohingya

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Danes talk tough on immigration ahead of election 29.5.2015 Zee News : World
"Unwanted" and "uncivilised" -- foreigners are sometimes shocked by the blunt tone of Denmark`s debate on Muslim immigration, and with a general election around the corner politicians show no sign of toning it down.
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UN council has first-ever briefing on rights in Myanmar 29.5.2015 Hindustan Times: World
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday held its first closeddoor briefing on the human rights situation in Myanmar focusing on the dire situation of the countrys Rohingya Muslim minority council diplomats ...
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Asia’s migrant crisis meeting unlikely to yield solutions | Reuters 29.5.2015 FirstPost: World

BANGKOK A meeting in Bangkok on Friday about Southeast Asia's migrant crisis is unlikely to produce a binding agreement or plan of action to save thousands of people believed stranded on boats in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, participants said.

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Conflicts displace 3.5 million people in Africa`s Sahel region: UN 29.5.2015 Zee News : World
The number of people displaced by conflicts in Africa`s Sahel has more than doubled in just over a year to a staggering 3.5 million, the United Nations said Thursday.
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Asian refugee crisis: trafficked migrants held off Thailand in vast 'camp boats' 29.5.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Trafficking syndicates seeking to avoid crackdown by Thai and Malaysian authorities hold Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants migrants at sea Thousands of Bangladeshi and ethnic Rohingya migrants are being held in huge cargo ships by human traffickers in the Andaman Sea, according to testimony collected from survivors. First-hand accounts indicate that trafficking syndicates trading in vulnerable migrants have responded to a recent crackdown by authorities in Thailand and Malaysia by holding their victims in large vessels close to international waters, where they are ransomed for their freedom in return for money from ...
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UN peacekeeper injured in South Sudan 28.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A UN peacekeeper was injured Thursday in crossfire between warring groups in South Sudan, according to the secretary general's spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric.
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