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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......

  People speak for united nations high commissioner for refugees

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Q. How many you remember who won the noble prize for peaceout of of total of ............. ?
:  A. The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 90 times to 120 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2009 97 times to individuals and 23 times to...... more

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sitapati rao
Q. what is a refugee?
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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-a-refugee/16331228/answers/14009805

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Q. what is the full form of UNCHR ?
Sneha Biswas:  A. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-full-form-of-unchr-/14009774/answers/15400463

rakesh
Q. which branch of the United Nation works for the poor people?
Rakesh:  A. These are some UN agencies that have an impact on poverty. UN High Commissioner for Refugees; UN Int. Childrens Fund; UN Develp. Programme; World...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-branch-of-the-united-nation-works-for-the-poor-people/15400448/answers/8321140

  Web results for United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees
International community can't do much on terror, says former Dutch PM

Bengaluru, Dec 19: "The international community can not do much if the countries themselves can not address the issue," former prime minister of... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/bengaluru/exclusive-what-former-dutch-prime-minister-ruud-lubbers-told-oneindia-1597059.html
U.N. appeals for $8.4 billion for humanitarian relief to Syrians

A Syrian refugee girl cries at a tent at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian … A refugee from the minority Yazidi sect wraps himself... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/u-n-appeals-8-4-billion-humanitarian-relief-152647309.html
Rights of migrants under attack across the globe

The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe, as some of the world's most vulnerable people face economic exploitation,... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/international-migrants-day-rights-migrants-under-attack-across-globe
UN seeks $8.4 billion to help Syria refugees

BERLIN: The United Nations is seeking more than $8.4 billion for next year to help nearly 18 million people affected by the war in Syria. The U.N.... ...

http://thehimalayantimes.com/rssReference.php?id=NDM3NDky
Nigerian Army court sentences 54 soldiers to death

A Nigerian military court has sentenced 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram terrorists. The soldiers' lawyer said a general... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a514270.html

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