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2012-06-18 11:42:58

We all tend to assume that refugees want to go home.

2011-07-25 23:25:15

The largest, most comprehensive evidence-based guidelines to immigrant health — designed to help Canadian physicians meet the unique needs of this group — are being published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

2010-02-06 11:00:00

Physician Assistant Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine partner to create model for refugee health care HOUSTON, Feb.

2006-07-31 08:06:33

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - When "Steve" fled Pakistan for Hong Kong to seek political asylum in early 2003, he never dreamed he would be stuck in limbo for more than three-and-a-half years and spend 21 months of that time in detention.

2006-04-10 23:58:35

CANBERRA (Reuters) - An Australian review of how it grants visas to asylum seekers could undermine the integrity and credibility of its refugee process, human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

2006-03-17 04:59:42

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Contrary to popular belief, the number of people seeking asylum in the West has halved over the last five years to the lowest level in nearly two decades, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

2005-12-17 05:56:22

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - About 60 people were injured when Indian police used batons to push back hundreds of Nepal-based Bhutanese refugees who were trying to enter India and then return to Bhutan, police and witnesses said on Saturday.

2005-11-11 13:52:24

Amid predictions that by 2010 the world will need to cope with as many as 50 million people escaping the effects of creeping environmental deterioration, United Nations University experts say the international community urgently needs to define, recognize and extend support to this new category of 'refugee'.

2005-10-11 01:04:04

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - A deteriorating environment could drive about 50 million people from their homes by 2010 and the world needs to define a new category of "environmental" refugee, a U.N. study said on Tuesday.

2005-10-11 01:00:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - A deteriorating environment could drive about 50 million people from their homes by 2010 and the world needs to define a new category of "environmental" refugee, a U.N. study said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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