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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......

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......

My Daughter Mithali Raj

'From the beginning (I have told her) "Whatever it may be -- you are losing or winning -- on the ground you're not going to cry!" She never cried.''"I don't want you to project that you are a......

Refugee team to take part at Tokyo 2020 Olympics: IOC

IMAGE: Members of the Olympic refugee team pose in front of Christ the Redeemer during the 2016 Rio Olympics (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters......
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Photo of drowned migrants makes the world cry

Shocking images of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his 2-year-old daughter who died while trying to cross the Rio Grande river from Mexico to the... ...

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[USA], May 17 (ANI): The United Nations on Friday confirmed that more than 270,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been registered and... ...

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5 Rohingyas arrested from Guwahati Railway station

[India], May 14: Five Rohingyas were arrested by Railway Protection Force (RPF) at Guwahati Railway Station here on Tuesday. Talking to ANI, RPF... ...

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Over 4 lakh people evacuated as Bangladesh braces for cyclone Fani

[Bangladesh], May 3 (ANI): Over 400,000 people, who reside along the coast have been evacuated as cyclone Fani made landfall along India's eastern,... ...

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