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Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp in Burkina Faso

WASHINGTON: Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie on Sunday visited a refugee camp in Burkina Faso sheltering thousands of Malians who have fled violence in the region. Jolie visited the camp at Goudebou, in the northeast of the landlocked west African country,

Biden to raise US cap on refugee admissions after criticism

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden said he will raise the cap on the number of refugees admitted this year to the United States, a day after he drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers for agreeing to keep the historically low figure in

Fire engulfs Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

DHAKA: A huge fire swept through Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh on Monday, destroying thousands of homes belonging to the Muslim minority. The blaze at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar district erupted in the late afternoon on Monday and

Global refugee crisis

The UN hosted the first Global Refugee Forum in Geneva to transform the way the refugee crisis is being handled and urge the international community to share more responsibility. It has been a tumultuous decade in which over 70 million