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UN concerned over African refugees in Yemen
World body says more than 100,000 refugees arrived in 2011, with most malnourished and often vulnerable to attacks.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 18:00 GMT
UN declares famine in parts of Somalia
United Nations says 3.7 million people "now in crisis" and more than 10 million affected by worst drought in decades.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2011 07:28 GMT
UN to declare famine in parts of Somalia
The world body has so far described the Horn of Africa drought as an emergency, one level short of a famine.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2011 18:08 GMT
Somali refugees flooding Kenyan camp
Overcrowding at Dadaab complex, temporary home to 370,000, led to riots that left two refugees dead and a dozen wounded.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2011 17:47 GMT
Sudan agrees to demilitarise north-south zone
Announcement comes 10 days after the north seized the disputed Abyei region, prompting tens of thousands to flee.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2011 00:58 GMT
Aid airlift for Benin flood victims
Government and UN officials say as many as 680,000 people have been affected as rainy season floods main rivers.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2010 08:55 GMT
The plight of the displaced
As Refugee Day is marked, a growing number of people are being forcibly displaced.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2010 15:37 GMT
Interview: Adrian Edwards
The UN mission in Afghanistan has increased its activities in the war-torn country.
Aunohita Mojumdar in Kabul
Human Rights and the UN
Last updated: 08 Dec 2008 07:21 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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