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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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Obama to urge Central American leaders for help

President Barack Obama was meeting with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the exodus of unaccompanied children from their... ...

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UN agency urges Europe to act to stop rising refugee, migrant deaths at sea

New York, July 25 (IBNS) In the wake of recent tragedies, the United Nations refugee agency on Thursday called on European countries to take urgent... ...

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Australia to ship Tamil asylum seekers to its mainland

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will transfer 157 Tamil asylum seekers it has been holding at sea for nearly a month to a mainland... ...

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15 killed as Israeli tanks shell United Nations run school; death toll rises to 800

Reuters Following the worst outbreak of violence along the Gaza frontier since an eight-day war in 2012, the Israeli military has stepped up... ...

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CAG Shashi Kant Sharma on UN board of auditors

NEW DELHI: India replaces China in the United Nations Board of Auditors with comptroller and auditor general Shashi Kant Sharma on Thursday taking... ...

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