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19 Aug
The four million or so refugees in Turkey are facing growing animosity. In the Istanbul immigrant district of Yusufpasa, many are worried about what the future will bring.
18 Aug
Tonight, Uganga weighs up the United State's request that they take in refugees fleeing Afghanistan, Tunisia accelerates its vaccination campaign and we look at the Central African Republic's seasonal delicacy.
18 Aug
Afghan refugees in India say they are worried about their family members back home, as many are unable to leave the country. Ayaan Rashid, an Afghan refugee in India, says his family in Kabul tried to get out, but they could not. He says that under Taliban rule, women will have no rights and "the whole country for all women is a jail".
16 Aug
The Tirana government has approved a request by Washington to temporarily house Afghan political refugees seeking entry to the United States. They include interpreters, fixers and other helpers to the US military.
15 Aug
Families of refugee athletes who come from Kenya's Kakuma settlement have been sending them prayers and messages of hope, before they compete at the Olympic Games. They are among 29 athletes and refugees scheduled to compete in Tokyo in 12 sports, under the banner of the Olympic flag, according to the UNHCR. This is only the second appearance of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. The first was in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
3 Aug
The US says it will take on thousands more refugees as the security situation continues to deteriorate in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has blamed the US for the crisis.
17 Jul 2021
Gabrielius Landsbergis tells DW that Minsk is shuttling refugees from Iraq to Lithuania to exact revenge for sanctions. He warned that the EU could see "waves of refugees" if the practice is not stopped.
17 Jul 2021
After having to leave Afghanistan where she was attacked for cycling, Masomah Ali Zada is now heading for the Tokyo Olympics where she will be part of the refugee team, a source of "pride" for her.
5 Jul 2021
Ethiopian refugees fleeing the Tigray war and taking shelter in the Eastern Sudanese Hamdayet camp complained about a dangerous lack of water and food on Saturday. Though people living in Hamdayet Border Reception Centre get food aid from government and international organisations, they are struggling daily lack of drinking water.
10 Jun 2021
For years there have been claims that sea rescue is a pull factor in asylum-related migration. But is this theory true?
2 Jun 2021
Tens of thousands of people from Central African Republic have fled violence that followed a December election to neighboring countries. The United Nations says conditions are "very bad" for many living in remote areas.
1 May 2021
In recent months, Greece has been accused of pushing back migrants in the Aegean Sea – an illegal practice meaning people who are trying to land on its islands are pushed back into Turkish territorial waters. Athens has rejected the accusations, denouncing a "campaign of denigration orchestrated by Ankara". In a deal with the European Union, Turkey has agreed to take in the migrants, but regularly communicates on Greece’s alleged pushback practices. A team of FRANCE 24 journalists reports alongside the Turkish coastguard.

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