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World 18 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Global warming to multiply world's refugee burden

BEIRUT (Reuters) - If rising sea levels force the people of the Maldive Islands to seek new homes, who will look after them in a world already turning warier of refugees?

Community 19 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

A carnival specially for refugee kids

Some 230 children refugee were treated to food, fun and games at a recent carnival organised specially for them.

Nation 20 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fewer refugees now in Malaysia

There has been a significant drop in the number of refugees living in Malaysia, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Community 22 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Creative young refugees

It was an evening of creative expressions as young refugees took to the stage to perform songs and dances in conjunction with World Refugee Day on Wednesday.

World 23 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Civilians still being brutalized in war zones - UN

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Despite campaigns to protect civilians in war zones, progress is gradual and failure too obvious in many places in the world, the U.N. emergency relief coordinator said on Friday.

World 25 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

FEATURE - Afghans resist closure of their Pakistani camp

JUNGLE PIR ALIZAI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities want to close down the Jungle Pir Alizai refugee camp and send its residents to Afghanistan because they say the camp is infested with militants, guns and drugs.

World 27 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

U.N. seeks aid to get uprooted Iraqis into schools

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations asked for emergency funds on Friday to help uprooted Iraqi children attend schools in Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and other countries hosting families who have fled war in Iraq.

World 30 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Afghan refugee camp in NW Pakistan closed - UNHCR

Kacha Garhi camp in the North West Frontier Province was one of four camps UNHCR and Pakistan planned to close this year which Islamabad says have become havens for the Taliban, who are fighting an intensified insurgency in Afghanistan.

World 07 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Iran deportations of Afghans reach 160,000 - UNHCR

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has deported 160,000 Afghans it says were living illegally in the country since April, but the pace of expulsions has slowed

World 08 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

UN takes food aid to Central Africans in Cameroon

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday began distributing food aid to some 26,000 refugees from Central African Republic who have fled to neighbouring Cameroon to escape relentless attacks by rebels and bandits.