Political refugees

Members of the U.N. Security Council team walk at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, April 29, 2018. The diplomats, promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
April 29, 2018 - 8:33 pm
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — A U.N. Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in neighboring Myanmar. The diplomats, who visited the...
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Members of the U.N. Security Council team walk at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, April 29, 2018. The diplomats, promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
April 29, 2018 - 9:47 am
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — A U.N. Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in neighboring Myanmar. The diplomats, who visited the...
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Wounded Rohingya refugees walk with the help of crutches as they await the arrival of a U.N. Security Council team at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, Sunday, April 29, 2018. A U.N. Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
April 29, 2018 - 5:49 am
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — A U.N. Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar. The diplomats, who visited the sprawling camps...
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April 29, 2018 - 5:08 am
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — A U.N. Security Council team visiting Bangladesh promised Sunday to work hard to resolve a crisis involving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled to the country to escape military-led violence in Myanmar. The diplomats, who visited the sprawling camps...
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April 29, 2018 - 2:35 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of Rohingya Muslims on Sunday gathered at a camp in Bangladesh to welcome a U.N. Security Council team that's getting a firsthand look at the plight of refugees who have fled military-led violence in Myanmar. The refugees at the Kutupalong camp carried...
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April 29, 2018 - 2:09 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have gathered at a camp in Bangladesh to welcome a U.N. Security Council team that's getting a firsthand look at the plight of refugees who have fled military-led violence in Myanmar. The refugees are carrying placards, some of which read...
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The United Nations Security Council meets on peacebuilding and sustaining peace, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 28, 2018 - 8:37 pm
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — A U.N. Security Council delegation is in Bangladesh for a firsthand look at the plight of some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar to escape military-led violence and are seeking U.N. protection to return home. The team will meet some of the refugees,...
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Smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Syrian state TV is reporting that government forces have launched a new operation targeting underground tunnels used by the Islamic State group in the capital, Damascus. (AP Photo)
April 27, 2018 - 10:23 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Fighting between Syrian troops and Islamic State group fighters in southern neighborhoods of the capital Damascus left dozens of people dead or wounded on Friday, according to a war monitor and Syrian state media, as government forces pressed their offensive to capture last parts of...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, file photo, refugees and migrants go to embark in police and military vans on a highway near the northeastern Greek village of Thourio, at the Greek-Turkish border. The U.N. refugee agency made an urgent appeal to Greece Friday, April 27, 2018, to create more reception facilities at a border area with Turkey which has seen a surge in crossings in recent months by asylum-seekers from Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file)
April 27, 2018 - 9:38 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency made an urgent appeal to Greece Friday to create more reception facilities at a border area with Turkey that has seen a surge in crossings in recent months by asylum-seekers from Syria and Iraq. UNHCR said existing facilities in the Evros border region...
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Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, second left, speaks with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, second right, during a meeting on the sidelines of a conference on 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 10:10 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Lebanon's foreign minister has criticized the U.N. refugee agency, saying it's warning Syrian refugees in Lebanon not to return to their war-torn country. Gibran Bassil told reporters after a Cabinet meeting on Thursday...
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