UN must act to save refugees, says Amnesty

The UN Security Council is failing to maintain international peace and security in conflict zones, Amnesty International said on World Refugee Day Friday.

Angelina Jolie urges leaders to make Syria diplomacy work

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie says the Syrian civil war is the world`s most acute humanitarian crisis and is calling on world leaders to make diplomatic efforts to end it succeed.

UN pegs number of refugees displaced at two-decade high

Conflict in countries including Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia created millions of new refugees in 2012.

UN observes World Refugee Day

Recent reports from the UN Refugee Agency estimate that about 800,000 people were forced to forcibly flee their homes in 2011.

For hundreds of refugees, India is their 2nd home

Despite the pain of leaving their homes and in many cases, part of their families, these stateless people are now hoping for a better life.