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Record numbers of refugees cross Mediterranean

A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the Geneva-based United Nations Refugee Agency said on Wednesday.

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UN decries ‘xenophobic’ attacks in South Africa

Nations in Geneva vow to take 100,000 Syrians

Nations in Geneva vow to take 100,000 Syrians

UNHCR launches bid to end ‘statelessness’

UNHCR launches bid to end ‘statelessness’