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UN: Poor countries host 80 percent of world’s refugees

An estimated 80 per cent of the world’s refugees now live in developing countries and yet anti-refugee sentiment is growing in many industrialized nations, the United Nations said in a report unveil

UN: Refugees returning to Libya to attempt boat passage to Europe

The United Nations refugee agency today reported that hundreds of people who had entered Tunisia after fleeing the conflict in neighbouring Libya have now returned intending to board boats and travel

Spectacular Korean event to commemorate SS Lane Victory

The San Pedro-based WW2 merchant ship, the SS Lane Victory, played a significant part in a now long ago battle – the Korean War.

Fighting in Myanmar forces thousands to flee to Thailand

(eTN) - More than 15,000 refugees have fled into northern Thailand on Monday after fighting broke out between ethnic Karen rebels and government troops in Myanmar, a United Nations agency has said.