Friday, August 30, 2013 - 07:55
Ongoing violence in the Central African Republic capital Bangui caused thousands of civilians to seek safety at the international airport Wednesday. The U.N. refugee agency is calling on the government to take immediate action to protect the civilians.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:54
Thousands of civilians have fled to the Central African Republic's main international airport to escape marauding former rebel fighters and have occupied the tarmac, blocking some flights from landing, witnesses and officials said.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:50
Psaki addresses recent events in Egypt, a United Kingdom Law Authority Operation, dialogue between Pakistan and India, Geneva II planning, elections in Zimbabwe, and an attack in Lebanon.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 07:30
Among the refugees entering southeastern Chad from the Darfur region of neighbouring Sudan in the past few months are thousands of nomadic pastoralists.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 08:50
The head of the United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday that Syria could be on the “verge of the abyss” as aid workers brace for a likely increase in the nearly 2 million refugees who have already fled the country’s civil war.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 07:40
The United Nations refugee agency today said it is assisting refugees that have fled to Burundi from the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s South Kivu province after ongoing deadly clashes along the border between the two countries over the past two weeks.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:36
Some 1,100 Congolese asylum seekers arrived in north west Burundi since 16 August, fleeing fighting between the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) and rebel groups of Mayi-Mayi and the M23, in South-Kivu, sources close the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) office here said.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:14
Thousands of people have been displaced by clashes between government forces and an armed group in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Ituri District, according to civil society and aid workers.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 13:24
The number of Syrian children forced to flee their devastated homeland reached 1 million on Friday, half of all the refugees driven abroad by a conflict that shows no sign of ending, the United Nations said.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 07:15
If the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu capital of Goma were a hotel, there would be a sign hanging on the door with the words “sorry - no vacancies.”