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Hopes fading for woman UN Secretary-General

Antonio Guterres, who had served as UN High Commissioner for Refugees for 10 years, has emerged as the front-runner in the first two rounds of informal voting. IMAGE: Antonio Guterres, the......

No place to call home: 653 lakh people displaced in 2015

The United Nations refugee agency reports that the number of displaced people reached 653 lakh -- or one out of every 113 people on Earth -- in 2015. A little under 1 per cent of the......

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......

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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UN agency revises funding requirements to tackle Africa's worst d...

New York, Jan 20 (Just Earth News): With conflict in South Sudan now entering its fourth year and its people facing dire humanitarian challenges,... ...

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Two Afghan nationals held for sexually assaulting JNU student

New Delhi, Jan 20 A 21-year-old student of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was sexually assaulted allegedly by two Afghan nationals, police... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a711581.html
JNU student raped by two Afghan nationals in Delhi

New Delhi: A 21-year-old JNU student was allegedly raped by two Afghan nationals in south Delhi's Green Park area, police said on Friday. The... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/delhi/jnu-student-raped-by-two-afghan-nationals-in-delhi_1969150.html
Gambia`s Jammeh faces last chance deadline to quietly quit

Banjul: Gambia`s Yahya Jammeh faced a "last chance" to hand over power peacefully Friday as troops from five African nations stood by to intervene... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/africa/gambias-jammeh-faces-last-chance-deadline-to-quietly-quit_1969134.html
UN Chief assures Nawaz of constructive role in region

DAVOS, (SWITZERLAND), Jan 19 (Agencies): United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres Thursday assured Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to play a... ...

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