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Pak: UN diplomat's kidnappers issue video

The kidnappers of an American working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Pakistan on Friday issued a video, in which he sought the world body's help for his release. John......

Senior UN official kidnapped in Pakistan

Gunmen kidnapped an American national working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, after killing his driver in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, on Monday. John Solecki,......

'Most Afghan refugees are Hindus, Sikhs'

There are 11,500 refugees in India and the role of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to find a solution for them. Last week, two Iraqi families protested outside the UNHCR office......

UN officer wants sexual harassment charges dropped

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Ruud Lubbers, wrote a letter to a staff member, who has accused him of sexual harassment, asking her to drop the complaint and promising to protect......

'We have been treated well in India, this is the best model of refugee welfare'

65,000 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees still live in Tamil Nadu. Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar discovers the challenges for the refugees to return home. When the ethnic war broke out in the Tamil-dominated......

Online game to raise awareness on refugee issue

The English version of an award-winning United Nations online game aimed at raising awareness about refugee situations by putting players in the position of a person forced to flee their home has......

Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to.Special envoy of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and movie director Angelina Jolie poses for photograph after giving......

Angelina slams racist tag

Controversies follow her like her ever growing brood.Angelina Jolie maybe accused of being a wild child but what gets her goat is being accused of being a racist.The actress, who is fast emerging......

Meet Angelina, the do-gooder

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie spoke in public for the first time since she arrived in India last month, but not to discuss her new film, which she is shooting in Pune. The Hollywood actress, a......

Timberlake the next Batman villain?

Pop star Justin Timberlakeisbeing considered for the villainous role of Harvey Dent for the next Batman movie.The producers are also reportedly consideringactorLievShreiber(The Manchurian......

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Sitapati Rao:  A. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RefugeeA refugee is a person who flees to a foreign country or power to escape danger or persecution. Owing to a...... more

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Islamic State closes in on Syrian town, refugees flood into Turkey

SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish militants in Turkey have issued a new call to arms to defend a border town in northern Syria from advancing... ...

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UNSC's response to terrorism must respect international human rights norms

Your Excellency , On the eve of the Summit on Counter-terrorism hosted by the United States of America under its Presidency of the UN Security... ...

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Forced displacement in Somalia shows 'no signs of easing,' UN agency warns

New York, Sept 17 (IBNS) Alarming circumstances such as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihood have forced over 130,000 people... ...

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500 migrants feared dead in Malta shipwreck

More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the West Asia may have drowned in the latest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean, bringing the death toll this... ...

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Traffickers sink ship carrying migrants in Mediterranean 500 feared dead off Malta coast

In this handout picture released by the Italian Navy migrants sit in a boat during a rescue operation off the coast of Sicily. (AFP photo/Marina... ...

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