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December 15, 2017 3:10 PM Over half Syrian refugees in Lebanon in ‘extreme poverty’, says UN

File picture shows Jordanian soldiers using a portable scanner to check the possessions of Syrian refugees after they crossed into Jordanian territory. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Dec 15 — More than half of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon are now living in extreme poverty, and the vast majority live below the poverty line, the UN’s refugee agency said today 15

November 28, 2017 2:01 PM Turkish police rescue 57 migrants 'in chains': Report

ISTANBUL: Turkish police rescued 57 Pakistani migrants who had been chained up in an Istanbul basement by people smugglers trying to extort money, local media reported Tuesday. The smugglers told the migrants that they would take them to Europe for US$10,000 (RM41,016), with the money to be paid after they arrived, according to Hurriyet daily 8

October 9, 2017 12:33 PM Syria coach backs depleted squad to continue dream run

Syria’s Ouday Abdul Jaffal and Australia’s Mathew Leckie fight for the ball during their 2018 World Cup Qualifying Asia Zone playoffs at Hang Jebat Stadium, Melaka, October 5, 2017. — Reuters picSYDNEY, Oct 9 — Syria coach Ayman Hakeem has backed his heavily depleted squad to continue the war-ravaged nation’s unlikely march towards a maiden World Cup finals 10

October 2, 2017 8:27 PM Socceroos fitness edge could prove crucial in World Cup qualifier against Syria

BATTLE-HARDENED Australia has a physical edge over World Cup playoff combatant Syria, according to Queens Park Rangers star Massimo Luongo. The untrained eye may not have picked it at the Socceroos’ maiden training session at Melaka’s Hang Tuah Stadium last night, as the players breezed through a short, light session having trickled in over the preceding 4

August 21, 2017 3:15 PM Migrant boats in Black Sea spark fears of new route

A migrant tries to communicate with relatives via his mobile phone onboard a fishing trawler in Sicily, August 19, 2017. — Reuters picBUCHAREST, Aug 21 — Romanian authorities said today that they had caught a fishing boat with 68 asylum seekers off Romania's coast, the second such incident in a week, raising fears that a new migrant route to Europe is opening 15

July 27, 2017 9:05 AM EU launches new aid scheme for Greece to help refugees with rent, cash

ATHENS: The European Commission offered 209 million euros (186.88 million pounds)in new emergency aid for Greece on Thursday to help refugees stranded in the country rent homes and pay for basics with a cash card. About 62,000 refugees and migrants, mainly Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis headed to northern Europe, have been stranded in Greece since European 11

July 10, 2017 5:13 PM Truce in Part of Syria, Announced by Trump, Survives First Day

But this truce was the first to be announced by the Trump administration. President Trump seized on it as a measure of diplomatic victory during his first meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir V. Putin, at the Group of 20 summit meeting Friday in Hamburg. The Syrian battlefield is populated by a mix of rebel groups, supported by Jordan, Turkey 10

July 6, 2017 12:53 AM U.S. would consider no-fly zone in Syria if Russia agrees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is prepared to discuss with Russia joint efforts to stabilize war-torn Syria, including no-fly zones, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday. He added the United States wanted to discuss with Russia the use of on-the-ground ceasefire observers and the coordinated delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians 8

July 4, 2017 7:35 AM Fire kills girl at Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

BEIRUT: A fire killed a girl at a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley overnight, a medical source said, the second lethal fire in a Syrian refugee camp in that area within three days. On Sunday, a big fire destroyed a Syrian refugee camp in another area of the Bekaa Valley, also killing one person. Initial reports indicated that fire was caused 11

June 30, 2017 9:54 AM Nearly half a million Syrians have returned home this year

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly half a million Syrians have returned to their homes so far this year, including 440,000 internally displaced people and more than 31,000 returning from neighbouring countries, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.. Most returned to Aleppo, Hama, Homs and Damascus, it said, on the view that security had improved in parts 16