A refugee who ran in the Rio Olympics has been chosen to improve sports facilities at displacement camps around the world so people like him can compete at the Tokyo games in 2020.
Papua New Guinea officials deployed police vehicles and buses around a shuttered Australian refugee camp Monday as a deadline passed for some 400 detainees to move from the controversial centre.
At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh on Thursday, as the number of new arrivals topped 500,000.
Myanmar's army chief on Saturday blamed Rohinyga militants for an explosion outside a mosque in Rakhine state, as a rights group accused the military of starting fires in the region to prevent refugees from returning.
The lost Rohingya boy made the journey from Myanmar alone, following strangers from other villages across rivers and jungle until they reached Bangladesh, where he had no family and no idea where to go.
The United Nations has appealed for aid to deal with a humanitarian crisis unfolding in southern Bangladesh after the number of Muslim Rohingya fleeing Myanmar neared 300,000 ...
Malaysia on Tuesday summoned the Myanmar ambassador in a rare diplomatic rebuke in Southeast Asia to voice its ‘deep concern’ over the spiralling violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
Canadian officials warned Thursday against entering the country unchecked through backwoods in an effort to curb a surge in asylum seekers coming on foot from the United States.
Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016, the UN said Monday.