Repatriation

Long wait to get home

BY JOAN BAILEY Morobe’s education division will need a budget of KK 1.5 million to repatriate more than 150 teachers from the province who have retired but are still awaiting repatriation to their home province. Morobe Province Education Advisor Keith Tangui said in an interview that these teachers taught in …

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Emirates restarts flights to SA tomorrow – but will not carry passengers out of Johannesburg

(Photo by James D. Morgan / Getty Images) Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Johannesburg on Wednesday after sudden cancellations left travelers stranded. The airline will operate four weekly flights from Dubai to Johannesburg throughout December, but will not be re-establishing routes to Cape Town or Durban for the …

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Morocco suspends inbound passenger flights on Covid variant

Published on: 11/28/2021 – 8:48 PMAmended: 11/28/2021 – 8:46 PM Rabat (AFP) – Morocco will suspend incoming passenger flights for two weeks from Monday evening due to concern over the spread of a new highly mutated Covid-19 variant, dubbed Omicron, a government committee said. “The decision was taken because of …

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African arrival among two new cases of NT

The Northern Territory has two new cases of COVID-19, one an arrival on a repatriation flight from South Africa where the new highly mutated Omicron variant has been detected. Authorities do not yet have genomic sequencing in relation to the infectious strain of the passenger, said Health Minister Natasha Fyles. …

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260 Koreans from Sakhalin return home

As of Saturday, some 260 Koreans from Sakhalin – ethnic Koreans who were forced to settle in the island of Russia’s far east by their Japanese colonizers during World War II – are expected to arrive in their ancestral homeland, the Foreign Ministry announced Thursday. The repatriation is in line …

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Damascus and Moscow do all they can to help refugees return home – Syrian ambassador – world

ROSTOV-SUR-DON, November 23. / TASS /. The Syrian government, acting with the support of Russia, has done everything in its power to create the conditions necessary to promote the return of Syrian refugees to their country of origin, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad said during of a meeting with …

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Hopes grow for the return of historical treasures from abroad

Calls have been made to repatriate Irish historical treasures held abroad in order to reinvigorate tourism and local economies in the country. Earlier this year, the National Museum of Ireland pledged to repatriate artefacts looted from Nigeria by colonial soldiers in the 1890s. Similar acts of cultural repatriation – bringing …

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UNHCR calls on Tajikistan to prevent repatriation of Afghan refugees at risk

Tajikistan is deporting Afghan asylum seekers, which is of concern to the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR. According to UNHCR reports, 11 men, women and children were deported to Afghanistan without their asylum and protection claims being considered on November 11. UNHCR is particularly concerned about the growing number of …

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Six Bangladeshi patients from Agartala psychiatric hospital repatriated

Border Security Force and police arrest hundreds of people entering Tripura from Bangladesh every year Six Bangladeshis housed in a mental hospital here were repatriated on Thursday. The Indian High Commission in Dhaka and the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Agartala facilitated their return. Previously, two Bangladeshis, a man …

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36 fishermen stranded in Fiji for more than 2 months return home – DFA – Manila bulletin

After more than two months, the Filipino fishermen stranded in Fiji have finally returned home, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Wednesday (November 17th). FINALLY AT HOME – Filipino fishermen stranded in Fiji for more than two months have finally returned home. They arrived in the Philippines on …

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