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Record 68.5 million people displaced worldwide: UN

GENEVA: A record 68.5 million people have been displaced from their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million…

Boko Haram kill 11 in Nigeria displaced civilians camp

ABUJA: Boko Haram militants killed 11 people on Friday in a raid on a camp for civilians displaced by the group's violent insurgency, military and vigilante sources told AFP. The Boko Haram fighters penetrated the camp in Banki on…

Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

GENEVA: Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016, the UN said Monday. That number marks a jump of just 300,000…