New Japanese TV drama follows life, loves of UN refugee agency worker

A new Japanese television drama hopes to reel in millions of viewers every week to follow the life and loves of a United Nations worker while also raising awareness of the world body’s work in assisting refugees around the world.

UN agency regrets lack of transparency in Italy's return of boat people to Libya

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today voiced concern after Italy sent some 230 people it rescued yesterday off the waters of Malta back to Libya before a proper assessment of their possible protection needs were carried out.