In 2000, the United Nations designated June 20 as World Refugee Day, to honor “the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homeland under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.”
UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi said Monday a total of 50,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan will leave the country and head to other countries.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday the number of Somali refugees voluntarily repatriated from the Dadaab camp in northwest Kenya had reached 30, 349 since December 2014.
The UN refugee agency on Tuesday appealed to donors for an additional 115.4 million U.S. dollars for voluntary return, reintegration of Somali refugees from Dadaab camp in northeast Kenya.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Tuesday said thousands of people from the conflict-hit South Sudan have fled to Uganda following a recent fighting between rival army factions in the capital, Juba.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that 17.5 million U.S. dollars are urgently needed to meet the immediate needs of refugees fleeing Fallujah, a UN spokesman told reporters here.
Conflict in countries like South Sudan and Somalia raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in sub-Saharan Africa to 18.4 million in 2015, according to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR).
The United Nations (UN) Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Monday released its Projected Global Resettlement Needs for 2017, which said that 1.19 million people will need resettlement in 2017.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says it has repatriated 13,800 Somali refugees as of April 28 from the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya since the voluntary program started in December 2014.
As many as 500 people may have lost their lives when a large ship went down in the Mediterranean Sea at an unknown location between Libya and Italy this weekend, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Wednesday.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday reiterated his call for the Hungarian authorities to ensure unimpeded access for people in need of protection in line with its legal and moral obligations.
China will double down on efforts to stabilize and expand investment in the manufacturing sector, according to Meng Wei, spokesperson for the National Development and R
A pioneering researcher and the so-called "Godfather of AI" Geoffrey Hinton said he quit Google to speak freely about the technology's dangers, after realizing computer
Iran and Saudi Arabia are bound for a major milestone in their recent diplomatic offensive as they will soon reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a much expected
China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Wednesday that a total of 274 million domestic trips were made nationwide during the Labor Day holiday in 2023, a y
The G7 Summit has issued a joint statement and other documents, making claims about "economic coercion" that allude to China. According to a global opinion poll conduct
The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by 25 basis points to between 5 percent and 5.25 percent on May 3rd, which is the tenth increase since March last y
Military expenditure in Europe has seen its sharpest year-on-year rise in at least 30 years due to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, according to a report recent
Sen. Dianne Feinstein returned to her seat on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, aiding in advancing President Joe Biden's stalled judicial nominees as questio
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
At the recent Arab League Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was warmly welcomed back after being cut off from most of the Arab community
Every weekend, Asia Pacific Daily will provide you with a run-down of the latest hot news.This week, the following hot news you should know:Top 1 | Move Forward Party's
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
The United Nations will stay in Afghanistan to deliver aid to millions of desperate Afghans despite the Taliban's restrictions on its female staff, but funding is dryin
Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang on Saturday called for solid efforts to strengthen the country's brand building, as China has rolled out a series of measures on bran
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in a recent report that global tourism, in terms of tourist arrival numbers, has rebounded to 80 percent
Türkiye is set to become a nuclear energy powerhouse with the inauguration of its first nuclear power facility, the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), located along the
China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
Energy ministers from nine European Union (EU) countries agreed on Thursday to turn the Mediterranean region into a green energy hub.At their meeting in Valletta, the c