World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day Facts And Quotes

The UN Refugee Agency's annual global trends study has found 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide at the end of 2016, a number higher than the population of the United Kingdom.

Eastern Europe Pushes For EU Army

Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban has championed the idea of an EU army and urged Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, to begin talks on the controversial issue.

Barcelona Unveils ‘Shame Counter’

The mayor of the Spanish city inaugurated a large digital counter that tracks the number of refugees that have died while crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

Refugee Numbers Hit Record Levels

The world had 65.3 million displaced people in 2015 — almost 6 million more than at the end of 2014, the United Nations Refugee Agency said on World Refugee Day.