Up to 150 people have drowned after their boat sank off the Libyan coast Thursday, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) confirmed.
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Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations.
More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of refugees and displaced people to an all-time high.
At least 170 people are feared dead after they went missing from two separate shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea that left from Libya and Morocco, the United Nations said.
Canada will grant asylum to an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand to escape her allegedly abusive family, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.
The 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand to escape her family has been declared by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) to be a refugee, Australian officials said Thursday.
The father and brother of an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room, saying she feared they would kill her, have arrived in Thailand, Thai officials said Tuesday.
A Saudi teenager who flew to Thailand to escape her family in Kuwait will be allowed to stay in the country for now, Thai officials said Monday.