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No Rohingya cross into Myanmar under refugee return deal: official

Cox's Bazar - Not one Rohingya refugee crossed back into Myanmar from Bangladesh on Thursday under a disputed repatriation programme, officials said, with Yangon blaming Dhaka for bungling efforts to start returning the stateless minority.

Bangladesh confident Rohingya will be returned

Cox's Bazar - Bangladesh on Wednesday stuck by plans to begin repatriating some of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya minority who fled Myanmar last year, despite UN warnings and trepidation among the refugees themselves.

Tensions high as Rohingya fear looming return to Myanmar

Cox's Bazar - The military's presence at vast Rohingya camps in Bangladesh has been bolstered, stoking fears among refugees as authorities prepare to return them to Myanmar despite strong UN objections, leaders of the Muslim minority said Wednesday.

First Germanwings crash victims' bodies repatriated

Marignane - The first bodies from the Germanwings plane that was deliberately crashed in the French Alps were repatriated to Germany on Tuesday.

French citizens repatriated from war zones to pay the bill

French citizens who visit war zones and other dangerous areas despite official warnings not to do so could be made to pay back “all or some” of their repatriation costs. That is the aim of a law proposed by French Foreign Secretary Bernard Kouchner.

Russia Forcibly 'Repatriates' Falun Gong Refugees To China

Russia forces a mother and her 8-year-old child onto a plane back to China, even though they were recognized as legitimate refugees by the UN.

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Emma West and her son on their way back home to New Addington on tramlink route 3
Emma West and her son on their way back home to New Addington on tramlink route 3
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