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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    UN agency forecasts exodus of 700,000 refugees from Syria

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a conflict which is killing hundreds every day and dividing world powers meeting at the United Nations. The UNHCR forecast is almost four times higher than its June prediction, reflecting spiralling ... people in August, 60,000 in September and at the moment 2,000 or 3,000 per day or night," Panos Moumtzis, Regional Refugee Co-ordinator for UNHCR, said in Geneva. The flow of refugees surged ...

  2. News - World

    Syrian children ‘badly traumatised’, says aid agency

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Anman

    ... The United Nations puts the toll at more than 20,000. The UN refugee agency UNHCR has said more than 250,000 Syrian refugees have been registered in neighbouring countries.   ...

  3. News - World

    Syrian army in full control of Qusayr region, says state TV

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 02:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... had been defeated. Civilians who had managed to flee Qusayr described it as “a ghost town, heavily damaged and filled with the sound of bombs,” the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria arms suppliers spreading ‘misery’, Ban says

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 09:11am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says that 235,000 people have registered in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. UN officials believe that a similar number may have left without ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Sixty-five people executed in Syria’s Aleppo

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... to register people,” Sybella Wilkes, spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said in Geneva. The United Nations said it had received aid promises ahead of a donor conference ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria needs more time needed to end conflict, says Assad

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 03:55pm

    ... if this is a trend,” UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming told reporters in Geneva. ...



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