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Hollywood helps highlight Europe’s 20th Century refugee crisis

In 1959, Hollywood stars Gregory Peck and Doris Day were at the height of their careers.

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Photojournalist partners with UN to chronicle refugee journeys

From Lebanon to Greece, British Photographer Giles Duley has been capturing refugees’ epic journeys of survival as they search for a new home.

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One million undocumented Afghans to get right to stay in Pakistan

Pakistan’s plan to register up to one million undocumented Afghans living in the country is set to bring “much needed relief” for many refugees unable to return home amid ongoing insecurity, the UN said on Friday.

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UN Singers celebrate 70, in village that welcomes the world

The United Nations Singers celebrate their 70th anniversary with a special concert in New York on Friday.

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Children "increasingly targeted" in CAR violence

Horrific and deadly acts of violence against babies and children have been reported in the Central African Republic (CAR), where fighting has forced tens of thousands of people from their homes in recent months.

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UN Gender Focus: gender balance in peacekeeping, women in Uganda and Rakhine women

Greater gender balance needed in peacekeeping, says UN chief

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Myanmar: Muslim, Rakhine women bond over literacy classes

Women belonging to different religious minorities in the restive Rakhine State in Myanmar are mending fences as they learn to read, write and sew, the UN said on Friday.

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Trust "key" in protection of unaccompanied minors

A plan has been unveiled to protect unaccompanied refugee and migrant children from violence and abuse as they head to - and travel within - Europe, the UN announced on Monday.

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