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Refugees should not be turned into scapegoats following Paris attacks: UN agency

New York, Nov 18 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday expressed its shock and horror at the attacks in Paris and the killing of so many innocent people but warned against the scapegoating of refugees, in the wake of the deadly attacks.

More than 300,000 make perilous Mediterranean crossing in 2015: UNHCR

New York, Aug 29 (IBNS): The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe has surpassed 300,000 this year, up from 219,000 during the whole of 2014.

Conditions worsening for refugees in Calais, UN urges comprehensive response

New York, Aug 8 (IBNS):The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday called once again for a comprehensive response to the worsening reception conditions for refugees and migrants in Calais, saying that the situation in the French port city is unmanageable.