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UN asks countries not to turn away refugees

With the unrest in Africa and West Asia triggering a refugee deluge, the United Nations on Tuesday urged countries to welcome millions of such asylum seekers fleeing threats to their lives and not......

IN PICS: Angelina Jolie is UNHCR's special envoy

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has been appointed as Special Envoy of the United Nations refugee agency. Angelina, who was the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees's Goodwill Ambassador,......

50 pc drop in asylum-seekers in West over last decade: UN

New figures compiled by the United Nations refugee agency have shown a dramatic fall in the number of asylum-seekers trying to enter the industrialised world over the last decade.On Monday, the......

Centre's refugee bill worries security agencies

Nearly 58 years after the United Nations adopted a convention on refugees, India is finally shaping its own legal framework to define the status and rights to be granted to refugees.The home......

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......

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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‘Asylum seekers in West highest since Bosnia war’

Wars in Syria and Iraq drove the number of people requesting asylum in industrialised countries to a 22-year high in 2014, the United Nations said... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/asylum-seekers-west-highest-bosnia-war-339
Time to make your stand clear, India

Photo: HT On Tuesday, the United Nations general assembly cleared the way for same sex partners of UN staffers to receive the same benefits as... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/lPTCHvSCxuOcRZmAicKoWM/The-Sex-Talk-Time-to-make-your-stand-clear-India.html
UN official meets with Nigerian refugees in northern Cameroon

The United Nations refugee chief António Guterres began a two-day visit to Cameroon on Tuesday to see the impact of the displacement crises in... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/un-official-meets-with-nigerian-refugees-in-northern-cameroon-news-international-pdzuJyibajfee.html
UN in talks with Cambodia, Vietnam over Montagnard asylum seekers

Two ethnic Montagnard men sit next to a camp kitchen in a forest in Ratanakkiri province last year after fleeing across the border to avoid... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/un-in-talks-with-cambodia-vietnam-over-montagnard-asylum-seekers/28363/daily
Angelina Jolie Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt, the 39-year-old Hollywood actor-director, wrote a column in The New York Times titled 'Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a... ...

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