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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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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

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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

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African Union and UNHCR push for the right to nationality in Africa

Posted January 29th, 2015 for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Printer-friendly versionPDF version 'A protocol on the right... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/african-union-and-unhcr-push-right-nationality-africa
Angelina Jolie Pens Heart-Wrenching Account on Iraq Visit

1 of 3 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy Angelina Jolie (2nd L) meets displaced Iraqis who are members of the... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/angelina-jolie-pens-heart-wrenching-refugee-accounts-after-iraq-visit-who-can-blame-them-621867
Rohingya refugees say traffickers in …

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Malaysia (Reuters) - Abul Kassim, a Rohingya asylum seeker, was snatched from his home in the northern Malaysian state of Penang on... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/rohingya-refugees-traffickers-malaysia-abuse-kill-220441117.html
Angelina Jolie pens emotional op-ed on refugee crisis in Syria and

New York: Angelina Jolie has called on theinternational community to step up efforts to help refugees who have suffered "unspeakable brutality" in... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150128/world-americas/article/jolie-pens-op-ed-refugee-crisis-syria-and-iraq
Angelina Jolie writes a heart whelming write-up on her Iraq visit

Los Angeles: Just days after Angelina Jolie was photographed on a visit to northern Iraq, the "Unbroken" director has written an impassioned... ...

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