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Record migration to Yemen despite instability

Record migration to Yemen despite instability

A record 103,000 Ethiopians and Somalis survived perilous trips across the Gulf of Aden to reach Yemen in 2011, double the number the previous year, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, despite violent upheaval in the impoverished Arab state.

January 22, 2012 11:53
 
Seeking shelter and safety: more join 8500 Syrian refugees in Turkey

Seeking shelter and safety: more join 8500 Syrian refugees in Turkey

Villagers flee Syria in fear for their safety, are counting on the Turkish government for food and shelter, calling PM Tayyip Erdogan “a good man”.

June 15, 2011 1:51