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Nigerian refugees move from volatile border zone in Cameroon

GENEVA, July 21 (UNHCR)—Violence and insecurity have continued to affect population movements in northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, the UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday (July 21). In Cameroon’s remote Far North Region, a steady flow of Nigerian...

An Epic Journey to Save Diana

As the navy ship was pulling into the port in Sicily, I could see Diana. She stood out from more than 400 migrants and refugees onboard, rescued while crossing the dangerous Mediterranean waters. Diana, 10, was born in Syria with a severe form of cerebral palsy.Her...

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