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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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Thousands flee Syria's besieged historic city of Palmyra, UN preparing for aid

New York, May 23 -- The United Nations refugee agency and its partners are preparing aid for some 11,000 people fleeing the ancient Syrian city of... ...

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As South Sudan fighting intensifies, UN official warns of 'persistent impunity'

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. International India Blooms Online News New York, May 23... ...

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UN appeals for wider cholera relief efforts

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced encouragement at the ongoing political dialogue in Burundi following weeks of tensions and a reportedly... ...

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Australia rejects criticism, says it is generous to refugees

Australia hit back Friday at criticism of its response to thousands of migrants stranded at sea in Southeast Asia, saying it was generous towards... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/australia-rejects-criticism-says-it-generous-refugees-116
Myanmar Navy makes first rescue

Myanmar police officers speak to would-be migrants below deck on a fishing boat off the western coast of Rakhine, Myanmar. AFP Myanmar’s Navy... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/myanmar-navy-makes-first-rescue-099

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