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Wednesday 22 March 2023

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# Refugees
War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million
The Russian offensive has turned to a key Donbas city.
# Invasion
10 million people have now fled their homes in Ukraine
The UN gave the new statistics on the impact of the invasion by Russia today.
# displaced
UN says 6.5 million people displaced inside Ukraine in addition to refugees who have left
The International Organisation for Migration said in just three weeks Ukraine is on course for the same levels of displacement as in Syria.
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# Syria
'We spoke on the phone to people in Eastern Ghouta who said: 'We are dying''
Displaced Syrians living in Ireland are calling for more action to be taken to stop ongoing conflict in their home country.
# hope springs
In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike
Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.
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'It does piss you off, definitely': Fitzgerald calls for tightening of player residency rules in rugby
“It’s wrong,” says the former Ireland and Leinster back.
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These are the countries hosting the world's refugees
Ireland has more than 6,000 refugees and a further 5,000 awaiting decisions.
# displaced
Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker
Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.
Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians
Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.
# Aid
Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence
Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.
Column: In much of Europe, ‘asylum-seeker’ and ‘refugee’ have become dirty words
The UN Refugee Convention was born of the horrors of war – horrifying conflicts that tore Europe apart and left millions dead. How have we forgotten that so quickly?
# Syria
GOAL signs €2.5 million deal with US for Syrian aid
Millions of people are displaced as Syria experiences an extremely harsh winter