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UN: Syrian Refugees Surpass 3 Million

Reuters | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many ...

UN: Syria Refugee Crisis 'On The Verge Of The Abyss'

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- 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 lik...

Joshua Hersh

Antonio Guterres, UN Refugee Chief: Syrian Crisis Spillover Into Lebanon Would Be 'Existential Threat' | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The worst possible fallout from the ongoing crisis in Syria would be for the crisis to reach into the neighboring country of Lebanon, th...

European Financial Chiefs Stress The Positive At World Economic Forum

AP | NIKO PRICE and PAN PYLAS | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland — Leading finance chiefs sought to reassure anxious global business leaders on Friday that Europe is on track to solve its cr...

UN Refugee Agency Applauds U.S. Government's Pledges

Charity Tooze | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Charity Tooze

Secretary Clinton's attendance at the conference is testament to the United States' leadership and commitment to protection of and humanitarian assistance to refugees, stateless, and other vulnerable people worldwide.

East Africa Famine Will Get Worse: UN Official

AP | Posted 11.01.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- A top U.N. official says the famine in East Africa will worsen in coming months but that he hopes aid agencies will be able to reach...