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Bangladesh picks up 58 Malaysia-bound Rohingya at sea

Acting on a tip-off, a patrol ship stops a fishing boat near Saint Martin's which was carrying the refugees.

Bangladesh stops 84 Rohingyas from perilous sea journey

Police in Pekua stops 67 Rohingya Muslims from Kutupalong while they were waiting to board a fishing trawler, while 17 others was also stopped in Saint Martins.

Bangladesh rescues 23 Rohingya girls bound for Malaysia

Police spokesman Mokhlesur Rahman said they raided a residence in the northern part of the city and found the teenagers hiding in a room behind a tailoring shop.

How to brew the perfect cup of spiced black tea

Isse from Somalia gives his recipe of the perfectly brewed cup of black tea with cardamom and cinnamon that's great to drink any time of the day.

Somali refugees at risk if Kenya shuts vast camp

Amnesty International said Kenya should look for solutions, including integration into Kenyan society and resettlement to third countries.

UNHCR maintains refugee status for Chin community

The agency says the group still needs international protection given the worsening security situation in Chin state in Myanmar.

Refugee Bahraini footballer in Bangkok heads home to Australia

Hakeem Al Araibi was arrested on his honeymoon trip after an Interpol notice.

Australians who helped rescue Thai cave boys appeal for Bahraini football...

Soccer players and organisations around the world have called for Araibi's release.

Thai attorney general opposes bail for Bahrain refugee footballer

The football player tied his arrest to his criticism of the Asian Football Confederation president, Sheikh Salman bin Embrahim Al Khalifa.

Bahraini refugee footballer could be jailed in Thailand until August

The attorney general's office in Thailand says the court presiding over the case will need two to three months to deliver a verdict.

From sports to work, Rohingya women face new roles in world’s...

While some Rohingya are struggling to accept women's new roles and projects, for others the changes are part of adjusting to life in camps for a foreseeable future.

Australia soccer body ramps up campaign to free jailed Bahraini refugee

The FFA and Australian Government, as well as Fifa and the international players' union FIFPro have all advocated for the release of Araibi, who has said he fears for his safety if he is returned to Bahrain.

Refugee detained in Papua New Guinea wins Australia’s richest literary prize

An Iranian asylum-seeker detained in Papua New Guinea under Australian asylum laws has won Australia's Victorian Prize for Literature.

Too scared to return home, Myanmar refugees in Thai camps face...

Refugees in Thailand have 3 options: repatriation to their country of origin, local integration or resettlement in a 3rd country.

Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

The decision is likely to exacerbate Canada's already poor relations with Saudi Arabia.

UN: Saudi woman is refugee, Australia must resettle

The 18-year-old fears her family will kill her if she is forced to go home.

Australia closes controversial detention centre

Around 19 facilities have been shuttered since Sept 2013.

Australia accused of torture in refugee court case

Australia's right-leaning government has repeatedly defended its policy of detaining migrants at offshore facilities.

Australia urges Thailand to release refugee Bahrain footballer

Hakeem AlAraibi was arrested in Thailand on Nov 27 based on an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain's request.

How a Yemeni woman’s path to freedom led her to Malaysia

Yusra Ali Salm says she and her son feel safe in Malaysia.

Refugee Bahraini footballer held at Bangkok airport

The footballer was detained at the Suvarnabhumi airport during a personal trip.

Myanmar detains 93 Rohingya in Malaysia-bound boat

The boat is believed to be the third bound for Malaysia stopped in Myanmar waters since monsoon rains began to subside last month. (AFP pic)

Doubts over Rohingya repatriation as official says none want to return

'We cannot force them to go back against their will', Bangladesh's refugee commissioner says.

Let UNHCR handle refugee situation in Sabah, PBS tells immigration

It does not believe Immigration Department's explanation that it only intended to do census on Filipino refugees as these figures are available from Statistics Department.

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