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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Refugee Children, Close To Death, Found In Van In Austria

Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Asia on their way to Europe.

August 29, 2015
Mohid Shorik, an 18-year-old Rohingya who fled a refugee camp in Bangladesh, holds a United Nations form inquiring about his application for asylum. (Jonathan Kaiman/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Indonesia And Malaysia To Allow Stranded Migrants To Come Ashore

Indonesia and Malaysia, which along with Thailand have allowed migrants into their countries temporarily to receive humanitarian aid, reversing an earlier decision.

May 21, 2015

Bangladesh Ferry Carrying 250 Capsizes, Many Missing

By Nazrul Islam, dpa Dhaka (dpa) — At least two people were killed and more than 100 were missing after a ferry carrying an estimated 250 people capsized in a river in central Bangladesh Monday, police said. Rescuers were searching for victims in the district of Munshiganj, about 30 kilometres south of the capital Dhaka, […]

August 4, 2014

Bangladesh Ferry Carrying Hundreds Sinks

Gajaria (Bangladesh) (AFP) – A heavily-laden ferry capsized and sank in central Bangladesh on Thursday after being caught in a storm, leaving at least 12 people dead and hundreds more missing, police and officials said. Survivors of what is the latest in a string of ferry disasters to blight Bangladesh said the vessel began to […]

May 15, 2014