Posts Tagged ‘Refugees’

Syrian, Jordanian troops clash on border + Related Articles

Saturday, August 11, 2012 Comments off

Fighting involving armored vehicles broke out Friday night between Jordanian and Syrian troops in a border region, Reuters reports, citing Jordanian sources and an unnamed Syrian opposition activist who witnessed the incident. Read more…

Humanitarian disaster along the Syrian border

Friday, July 27, 2012 Comments off

Konstantin Garibov
Growing violence in Syria has prompted up to one million people to flee their homes in search of safety. At present, tens of thousands of people have left the country, says a report released by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Read more…

Il Consiglio d’Europa: «Italia responsabile della morte di 63 migranti nel Mediterraneo»

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Comments off

Anche Spagna e Malta accusate di mancato soccorso all’imbarcazione partita dalla Libia nel marzo 2011

MILANO– L’Assemblea parlamentare del Consiglio d’Europa (Apce) ha approvato con 108 voti favorevoli su 151 il rapporto con cui si chiamano in causa Italia, Spagna e Malta, oltre che la Nato, per la morte di 63 migranti avvenuta nel Mediterraneo nel marzo del 2011. Nel votare il dossier l’assemblea ha rifiutato tutti gli emendamenti presentati dai Read more…

PACE blames NATO for refugee deaths

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Comments off

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe blames NATO for the death of 1,500 Libyan refugees who tried to cross the Mediterranean in 2011. Read more…

Touareg refugees flee Mali amid clashes

Saturday, February 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 18, 2012

Thousands of Touareg refugees fleeing clashes in northern Mali entered Mauritania in recent days, escaping the fighting between the Malian army and Touareg rebels from the National Movement for the Liberation of Azaouad (MNLA). Read more…

Somalia:Somali soldier kills five queuing for humanitarian aid

Friday, September 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 9,2011

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Libya to Italy:Dozens of bodies of dead immigrants thrown into sea off Lampedusa: survivors + Related News

Friday, August 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,2011
Some 100 die on Libya refugee boat reaching Italian island
Dozens of bodies of dead immigrants thrown into sea off Lampedusa: survivors
ROME, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — Survivors on a boat carrying illegal immigrants from Libya to Italy said Thursday that dozens of dead bodies were thrown into the sea. Read more…

Libya:Over 650,000 fled Libya since eruption of hostilities

Saturday, June 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 25,2011

More than 650,000 people have fled Libya since the eruption of hostilities there. Most of those are not Libyan citizens.

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Libyan refugee numbers are at 70,000 + Related News

Sunday, June 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 12,2011

The number of Libyan refugees stationed in the camps on the border with Tunisia is over 5,000 and has been rising. New waves of exodus have been triggered by massive air raids of NATO forces. Most of the refugees Read more…

Up to 1,200 refugees missing at sea en route to Europe: UN

Saturday, May 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 14,2011

GENEVA, May 13 (Xinhua) — As many as 1,200 refugees from Libya have gone missing and are presumably dead on their way to Europe through the Read more…