19 iunie 2019

Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home: UN


Annual 'Global Trends' released by UN counts number of world’s refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people at the end of 2018.  After eight years of war in Syria, for instance, its people continue to make up the largest population of forcibly displaced people, at some 13 million. (Photo: AFP | Representational) Geneva: A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 [...]