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  • Clashes erupt between Yemen's Houthis and rivals

    news Al Jazeera And Agencies, 28 Jun 2015 (8 years ago )
    At least 21 people have died in Yemen after clashes between Houthi fighters and forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the cities of Aden and Taiz, reports say. Witnesses said 14 were killed when Houthi forces launched an assault on a major oil refinery in Aden on Saturday, fi...
  • Chinese actress seeks to build bridges with Somali refugees

    news UNHCR, 11 Apr 2012 (11 years ago )
    JIJIGA, Ethiopia, April 10 (UNHCR) – Chinese actress Yao Chen has concluded her first visit to Africa as UNHCR's honorary patron for China by hailing the courage of Somali refugees and the generosity of their hosts in Ethiopia. Yao Chen travelled to Ethiopia last week to meet with Somali refugees...
  • Children bear brunt of Somali refugee crisis

    news UNHCR Briefing Notes, 06 Sep 2011 (12 years ago )
    Somali children are the biggest victims of the refugee crisis in the Horn of Africa, according to the latest profiling data collected by UNHCR in Ethiopia. The most recent demographic breakdown of the Somali influx into Ethiopia shows that children under the age of 18 are the largest age group amon...
  • Celebration of World Refugee Day

    news ., 20 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    On 20th June, World Refugee Day was celebrated in all five Dadaab camps and in Dadaab town. The events in all camps were organised with high involvement of the refugee community. While keeping the global theme of the day ‘1 family torn apart by war is too many’, the refugee community in Dadaab chose...
  • Car bombings in two Somali cities kill 21

    news Al Jazeera and agencies, 23 Aug 2015 (8 years ago )
    At least 21 people have been killed in car bomb attacks in two cities in Somalia, police and military sources have said. A car exploded in the capital Mogadishu at a busy junction on Saturday evening, killing at least five people. "So far we know five civilians died in this evening's blast and...
  • Car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu restaurant - witness

    news Source: Reuters - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:10 GMT, 15 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    MOGADISHU, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital on Wednesday evening, causing some casualties, a witness said, but it was not clear how many people were injured or killed.
  • Bokolmayo Refugee Camp Celebrates International Day of Human Rights

    news UNHCR, 10 Dec 2011 (12 years ago )
    Saturday 10 December saw the Bokolmayo refugee camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia celebrating International Day of Human Rights. The day marked the culmination of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence. UNHCR and its humanitarian partners, together with the general refugee community and Ethiopian ...
  • Boat tragedies on Lake Malawi, off Indonesia underscore risks for migrants, asylum seekers

    news , 31 Aug 2012 (11 years ago )
    It was with sadness that UNHCR learned yesterday of the drownings of some 47 Ethiopians in a boat capsizing incident on Lake Malawi. The exact number of deaths has not been determined. According to the reports we received, villagers around the lake found a dead body on Monday and buried it. On Tues...
  • Blasts, gunfire in north Kenya kill one and wound others

    news Thomas Reuters, 01 Dec 2014 (9 years ago )
    MOMBASA, Kenya, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Explosions struck the town of Wajir in northern Kenya near the border with Somalia on Monday evening and one person was killed in a gun attack that coincided with the blasts, emergency workers and police said. A police officer said the assault was probably carrie...
  • Bangladeshi hostages in Somalia return home.

    news Aljazeera, 12 Jun 2014 (9 years ago )
    Seven Bangladeshi sailors, held hostage by Somali pirates for almost four years, have returned home, comparing their experience to "hell". The sailors, who had been held in dire conditions and suffered beatings, flew into the Bangladeshi capital on Thursday after lengthy negotiations to free them...