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Mar 30, 2016
Syria undergoing biggest refugee crisis, requires global solidarity: UN chief Ban Ki-moonThe refugee crisis caused by Syria's war requires an "exponential" rise in global solidarity, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday, as he opened a conference on securing resettlement places for those displaced.
Mar 01, 2016
UN takes stock of migrant crisis; over 131,000 refugees have reached Europe in 2016Out of a total of 131,724 people who have arrived on Europe's shores this year, 122,637 landed in Greece and most were fleeing the conflict in Syria, the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) said.
Jan 27, 2016
More than 60 percent refugees coming to Europe are actually economic migrants, claims EU officialEuropean Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans claimed that new figures prove that “60 percent” of those who seek refugee status are actually not entitled to it as they are not people fleeing war in their home countries.
Jan 26, 2016
Will there be an end to suffering? UN-sponsored Syria peace talks to start on FridayUN-sponsored Syrian peace talks scheduled to start today will now begin here on Friday and will likely continue over six months, the UN said today
Jan 15, 2016
Denmark invokes memories of Nazi Germany as it debates new bill to seize refugees' cash, valuablesDenmark's parliament on Wednesday debated a controversial plan to seize refugees' valuables, with the bill widely expected to pass after being backed by a majority of lawmakers.
Dec 31, 2015
Hazardous journey of hope: More than one million migrants travelled by sea to Europe in 2015 alone, says UNMore than one million refugees and migrants braved the seas in 2015 seeking sanctuary in Europe, nearly five times more than in the previous year, the United Nations' refugee agency said on Wednesday.
Dec 01, 2015
Clashes force 40,000 people out of homes in Somalia: UN relief agencyRenewed fighting between Galmudug and Puntland armed forces in Somalia had forced about 40,000 people to flee their homes.
Nov 27, 2015
Canada to donate $75 million to the United Nations for Syrian refugee reliefCanada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election.
Nov 20, 2015
2.2 million people displaced in Nigeria: UNHCRThe population of internally displaced people (IDP) in restive northeast Nigeria has risen to 2.2 million, a top official with United Nations High Commission for Refugees(UNHCR) has said.
Nov 17, 2015
India calls on UNHCR to respect countries and guard against intrusive monitoringCautioning the UNHCR to guard against "intrusive monitoring", India has said it should respect the right of each state to manage its affairs.