Repatriation

PDMA releases 18.8 million rupees for IDPs

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has released funds of Rs 18.8 million for people affected by Operation “Zarb-e-Azb” in North Waziristan. Of the total funds, 11.2 million rupees have been earmarked for cash assistance and the remaining 7.5 million rupees for the monthly ration, said a press …

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DFA: fewer OFWs repatriated in 2021 in the midst of a pandemic

MANILA— The number of Filipinos who were repatriated last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic was lower than the previous year, the Foreign Ministry (FDFA) said. Senior Special Assistant Jose Cabrera of the DFA’s Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs said that from 16,023 migrant workers in 2020, …

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Wiyot stays ‘come home’ to tribe – Times-Standard

Nearly 162 years after a brutal massacre on Tuluwat left up to 250 Wiyot tribesmen dead, many of them women and children, the suspicious remains of 20 people and 136 artifacts were recently repatriated to the Wiyot tribe in Humboldt County. The remains – which were repatriated by the San …

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Nigeria’s migration policy will soon be overhauled, says Sulaiman-Ibrahim

The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Hon. Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim revealed that the country’s migration policy is about to be reviewed. Highlighting the importance of the review, she said that migrants are a remarkable engine of growth as they represent more than 250 million people …

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Samoa rethinks repatriation flights after positive covid cases

Samoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa has said the government may cancel regular repatriation flights from Australia after 10 positive cases arrived among 73 passengers from Brisbane on Wednesday afternoon. She said a repatriation flight scheduled for Saturday from New Zealand had already been postponed. Fiame has also confirmed that …

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13 endangered snake-necked turtles repatriated to Indonesia

SINGAPORE – Thirteen critically endangered Roti Island snake-necked turtles were successfully repatriated from Singapore to their home country of Indonesia last September. The turtles – experts believe they may be extinct in the wild – were originally sent to Singapore Zoo in 2015 from breeding programs in the United States …

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Special committee examines repatriation treaty between Pakistan and UK

The special ministerial committee set up by the federal cabinet met on Monday on the extradition treaty between Pakistan and the United Kingdom. It was decided at the meeting that an agreement between Pakistan and the UK for the repatriation of criminals would be signed in the best interest of …

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PH allows entry of qualified passengers from Red List countries

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Saturday that the country will now allow entry of qualified travelers from Red List countries, in accordance with updated guidelines from the national government. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente announced it after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging …

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Tonga changes repatriation rules to allow over 300 people into MIQ next week

By Eleanor Gee Tonga is lifting a restriction to allow the repatriation of more than 300 passengers from New Zealand and Vanuatu next week. Changes to the protocols for repatriating stranded passengers to Tonga were outlined by the new Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Saia Piukala this morning, January 14, …

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Iran urges US to repatriate all Achaemenid tablets

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations said the United States must return the Achaemenid clay tablets to the country without any exceptions or excuses. According to Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the United States has repeatedly used excuses to delay the repatriation of the tablets to Iran. “About 90 years …

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Other Filipino Students Call on Government to Prioritize Repatriation – SIBC | Voice of the Nation

Anxiety and depression are wreaking havoc on the mental health of the remaining local students who have been stuck in quarantine in a hotel in the Philippines for almost a year now. Regal Residence Hotel in Quezon City, Metro Manila, where five local students have been in quarantine since March …

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Kidnapped Nkayi boy to be repatriated from Kenya

The herald Criminal reporter Authorities in Zimbabwe and Kenya are working on paperwork to repatriate a seven-year-old boy from Nkayi who was kidnapped and taken to Kenya in 2016 in a human trafficking case. The boy, Awakhiwe Ackim Ncube, was kidnapped while playing with other children in the Nkayi neighborhood …

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Lithuania returns nearly 100 migrants to Iraq

The Lithuanian government said it repatriated 98 people to Iraq over the weekend. It was the first chartered flight to repatriate migrants from Belarus. Lithuania’s interior ministry said a plane carrying 98 Iraqi nationals took off from Vilnius on Sunday (January 2) for the capital Baghdad and the city of …

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Container ship saves 19 people in southern Florida Keys

Image courtesy of USCG Posted on Jan 2, 2022 4:26 PM by The maritime executive Friday, the boxship Methoni rescued 19 Cuban migrants about 30 nm southeast of Alligator Reef Lighthouse, near Islamorada, Florida. At around 1:40 p.m. Friday, the crew of the Methoni contacted the Coast Guard sector in …

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Pakistan inscribed on the list of “yellow” countries

MANILA, Philippines – The government’s pandemic task force reclassified Pakistan to its “yellow list,” or country at moderate risk for COVID-19, from January 1 to 15. Pakistan was initially supposed to be on the “green list”, or those at low risk of COVID-19, according to acting presidential spokesman Karlo Nograles. …

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Oregon Tax Court rejects Oregon Department of Revenue position on sales impact of 2017 alleged repatriation – Tax

United States: Oregon Tax Court rejects Oregon Department of Revenue position on sales impact of alleged 2017 repatriation December 30, 2021 Lane powell To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Oracle Corporation v. Dept. of Rev., TC 5340 (Or Tax, October 6, 2021) concerns, in part, the …

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Appeal calls for £ 23,000 to be raised for the Strood family to bring back the body of their ‘incredible’ daughter Ashleigh Wallis from Taiwan

A fundraising appeal to repatriate the body of a young woman who died while working abroad has exceeded its target. Ashleigh Wallis, 22, from Strood, was pursuing her dream job of working abroad as an English teacher in Taiwan. Ashleigh Wallis’ family say they can now take her home. Photo: …

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OFW noon, Ngayon business leader! Coca-Cola and partners help change the lives of returnee Filipinos

Manelene Gernale Handig has spent thousands of kilometers away from her family for 12 years as a breadwinner. As a hotel receptionist in Dubai, she worked hours to provide for her loved ones in Bulan, Sorsogon province. In 2020, however, Manelene was among more than 800,000 Filipino Workers Abroad (OFW) …

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UN plans $ 8 billion in aid for Afghanistan

KABUL: The UN is seeking $ 8 billion in aid to address the humanitarian and economic crisis in Afghanistan in 2022, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing UN officials. According to UN officials, the latest plan would go beyond the current UN humanitarian mission and include a broader effort, ranging …

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Indian tour in South Africa: BCCI takes CSA guarantee that if the covid situation worsens, Indian players will be sent back to India

There has been an increasing number of cases of the Covid-19 virus which is a series between India and South Africa. BCCI Insisted Cricket South Africa (CSA) that the Indian team be sent back to the country if the covid situation deteriorates. CSA chief medical officer Dr Shuaib Manjra said …

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Pakistani delegation attended the ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP) to the UNCAC in Sharm El Shaikh

ISLAMABAD: On the instructions of the Honorable Judge Javed Iqbal, President of NAB, Mr. Husnain Ahmad, Director General of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan led the Pakistani delegation to represent Pakistan at the ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties …

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BIMCO Covid 19 weekly report of December 17, 2021

This BIMCO COVID 19 weekly report for the week ending December 17 covers the World Health Organization (WHO), Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, UK, Gard P&I club and the last of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Each week, BIMCO summarizes measures imposed by governments for maritime transport, including crew …

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Washington National Gallery of Art to return rooster from Benin to Nigeria

Weeks after Jesus College, Cambridge officially handed over documents relating to the return of the Bronze Rooster from Benin to the Oba of Benin, the National Gallery of Arts in Washington DC, United States, announced its intention to return a tanned Benin rooster in Nigeria. The Art Newspaper reports that …

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Government response to ICAI recommendations on ‘the UK’s response to COVID-19 aid: a rapid review – World

The UK is a major donor to the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have committed up to £ 1.3bn in UK aid to help end the pandemic as quickly as possible and deal with its impacts. The government welcomes the review by the Independent Aid Impact Commission (ICAI) …

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Palace: 8 areas on the “red list” for trips from December 16

Philstar.com December 15, 2021 | 1:04 p.m. MANILA, Philippines – The government’s pandemic task force has placed eight countries and territories on its “red list,” the most serious risk classification for COVID-19, from December 16 until the end of the year. month, Malacañang announced on Wednesday. They are: Andorra France …

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Diego Garcia’s OFW repatriation flights now arrive via Subic

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — Filipino contract workers at Diego Garcia’s island military outpost in the Indian Ocean can now return home via Philippine Airlines (PAL) repatriation flights to Subic. Diego Garcia’s first PAL flight to Subic arrived here on Monday, December 13, after the Philippine national airline decided to expand …

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‘Carved Trees Have a Spirit’: Kamilaroi Fights to Repatriate 800-Year-Old Sacred Trunks | Indigenous Australians

IIn early 2020, academic, artist and artistic director Brook Andrew traveled to the small town of Collarenebri in northwest New South Wales to show the local community of Kamilaroi shocking images that he had found and that he wanted to present as part of the 2020 Sydney Biennale. Shot in …

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PH places Portugal on the red list; Establishes New Protocols for Incoming Filipinos from Red List Countries – Manila Bulletin

The government’s pandemic task force has placed Portugal in the red list category as of December 12, 2021, Malacañang said on Friday. PIXABAY / MANILA NEWSLETTER During his December 10 press briefing, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said that all passengers who have traveled to Portugal within 14 days of arriving …

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Inuvialuit want their kayak back from the Vatican Museums

The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation wants an Inuvialuit-made kayak to return to where it was made. The kayak, along with several other native artifacts, is currently on display in the Vatican Museums in Rome. “It’s not ‘the pope’s kayak’ and it rightfully belongs to the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, where its lessons …

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Dorset man Stuart Haskins who flew Covid to Cyprus in UK

A man from Dorset who fought for life in hospital after contracting Covid while on vacation has been repatriated to the UK, his family have said. The 53-year-old father, from Bridport, fell ill the day before he returned from Cyprus with his wife Tracey. His sister Lisa Tattershall said Stuart …

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Family hopes to bring Stuart Haskins back to UK

The family of a Dorset man have expressed their gratitude after receiving incredible support in his fundraising campaign – and hope they can repatriate him to the UK. As reported last week, Stuart Haskins’ family launched a fundraiser as he fights for his life in a Cyprus hospital with Covid. …

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Armenian and Polish FMs discuss repatriation of Armenian POWs, hostages and other detainees

Armenian and Polish FMs discuss repatriation of Armenian POWs, hostages and other detainees 19:28, 3 December 2021 YREVAN, DECEMBER 3, ARMENPRESS. Within the framework of the OSCE Ministerial Conference, on December 2, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met the Minister of Foreign Affairs …

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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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Graebel Companies, Inc. Raises the Bar for Mobile Employee Experience with Exceptional Experience Path Map

Interactive Journey Map Highlights Actions to Improve Employee Relocation Experience DENVER, November 15, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Graebel Enterprises, Inc., a leader in global talent mobility solutions, launched a Map of the mobile employee experience journey that focuses on creating exceptional experiences for customers and their employees. The new online tool …

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Province reports 141 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

In addition to Saskatchewan. ICU, there are 22 residents in ICUs outside of the province. As these patients receive care outside the province, this number is not included in the number of hospitalizations on the provincial dashboard. Since yesterday’s report, there has been one repatriation and one death outside the …

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Nearly 250 antiques repatriated to India

Bronze Nandikesvara, Bronze Shiva Nataraja, and Bronze Kankalamurti (courtesy Manhattan District Attorney’s Office) The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (DA) announced that 248 Indian antiques valued at $ 15 million were repatriated in a ceremony at the Indian Consulate in New York City as part of the largest single transfer of …

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Stolen vehicle found in Zimbabwe »TheVoiceBW

A teenager who allegedly stole a vehicle in the village of Marrobela and entered Zimbabwe through an unlisted entry point has been remanded in custody. After successfully entering his home country with the stolen double cabin Nissan bakkie, 18-year-old Nqobile Siziba’s luck was cut short when the vehicle got stuck …

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NOW THAT NIGERIA HAS TURNED THE HEAT ON THE LUMBERS …

ARTS & MAGAZINE The official handing over of the Benin bronze artefacts by two British universities as well as the submission of official Nigerian requests for the return of its looted artefacts bodes well for a more promising prospect for the recovery of other antiquities in the custody of Western …

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“Create social capital, the need of the day”

Localization, inclusiveness and tolerance are necessary to build social capital, which is necessary for sustainable development in Bangladesh, speakers said at an annual virtual conference on Wednesday. Social capital should be based on four tenets of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 9171 and international commitments such as the Grand Bargain, …

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First in ten repatriation flights from Morocco lands at Schiphol

Transavia airline’s first repatriation flight with stranded travelers in Morocco landed at Schiphol at 1.30am on Saturday. About a hundred deceived travelers were on board the plane, according to a spokesperson. Morocco on Thursday banned all flights to and from the Netherlands, Germany and the UK. Moroccan authorities feared that …

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9k Pinoys returned to PH via Subic Airport – BI

The Immigration Office (BI) reported that more than 9,000 overseas Filipinos have so far returned to the country via Subic Bay International Airport (SBIA) in the city of Olongapo. In a report to Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente, Chief Supervisor of BI-Clark International Airport (CIA) Maan Krista Lapid-Legaspi revealed that a …

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Bangladesh Bank authorizes receipt of remittances through OPGSPs

Posted: Oct. 18, 2021, 6:36 p.m. | Update: Oct. 18, 2021, 8:54 p.m. The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has authorized the receipt of remittances through Online Payment Gateway Service Providers (OPGSP). The central bank’s foreign exchange policy department issued a circular on Monday approving Authorized Reseller (AD) banks to repatriate remittances …

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Letters to the Editor: Calls for a Female Bond

Readers write from Calcutta, Mumbai, Jalandhar, Bangalore, Gwalior, Ludhiana and Pune The telegraph | Posted 07.10.21, 01:05 AM Time is up Mister – As Daniel Craig hangs up his boots as British super-spy James Bond, there have been calls to choose a woman for the iconic role. In fact, the …

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Nivard sticks to his guns on a faster return of exporters’ profits

CBSL requires mandatory repatriation and conversion of new export commodities into rupees after deducting allowable amounts of forex for intermediate and investment inputs Export products already accumulated in foreign exchange deposits with banks from 2020 must be converted proportionally within 6 months CBSL to introduce non-interest bearing foreign currency accounts …

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Rohingya organizers seek new path to safety

Posted: 03, 2021, 10:02:08 a.m. The murder of Mohib Ullah sent shockwaves through camps in Cox’s Bazar, as Rohingya organizers close to the refugee leader sought shelter from the authorities. “All of us, including my family, are now in grave danger,” said Abdur Rahim, vice chairman of the Mohib Ullah …

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Australian museums still hold 10,500 First Nations remains

The sharp increase in ancestral remains in Australian museums – despite the Australian government’s native repatriation policy – simply frustrates Mr. Weatherall. Long-time Indigenous activist Bob Weatherall continues to question museums’ commitment to returning ancestral remains.Credit:Tony moore “They should empty their closets, not fill them,” he says. “I think this …

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CEB does more bayanihan flights – Manila Bulletin

0929 5J 27 Cebu Pacific (CEB) operated two more Bayanihan flights during September to repatriate overseas Filipinos stranded in the Middle East. The airline’s latest Bayanihan flight this week brought back 346 Filipinos from Dubai. Since July, CEB has transported more than 4,600 Filipinos from Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, India, …

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Mexico begins voluntary repatriation of Haitian migrants

Mexico City, September 29 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – September 30, 2021): About 70 Haitian migrants returned from Mexico on Wednesday on the first voluntary repatriation flight, authorities said, as part of a deal to alleviate a crisis growing humanitarian aid. The Haitians, including 13 children, boarded a flight …

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