- France, AU send more troops to African nation Updated: Dec-07-13 5:30 pm
- Germany to take in 5,000 more Syrian refugees Updated: Dec-06-13 7:38 am
- Syrian refugees flee for safety through the desert Updated: Dec-05-13 5:30 pm
- Syrian refugees face another harsh winter in camp Updated: Dec-03-13 5:26 pm
- Clowns help Syrian camp children smile for moment Updated: Dec-01-13 1:11 pm
- Syrian refugee children work, provide for families Updated: Nov-29-13 12:43 pm
- UN official calls on Europe, Gulf to host Syrians Updated: Nov-28-13 2:29 pm
- Bulgaria builds fence on border with Turkey Updated: Nov-28-13 10:51 am
- Rights watchdog: Syrian women exploited in Lebanon Updated: Nov-27-13 1:52 pm
- Syrians fleeing war face hardship in Balkans Updated: Nov-24-13 4:41 am
- Detained Syrian refugees in Egypt on hunger strike Updated: Nov-23-13 1:23 pm
- Deportation fears on rise in Dominican Republic Updated: Nov-21-13 12:04 pm
- About 75 refugees to resettle in Fox Valley Updated: Nov-18-13 11:05 am
- Thanksgiving event planned in Ga. for refugees Updated: Nov-16-13 7:04 am
- Syrian civil war prompts polio vaccination effort Updated: Nov-13-13 2:26 pm
- AP Exclusive: Syria rebels recruit at refugee camp Updated: Nov-11-13 2:27 pm
- Bulgaria starts probe into refugee applications Updated: Nov-11-13 11:49 am
- Rights group condemns Egypt refugee detention Updated: Nov-11-13 10:35 am
- Diplomat: Jordan to replace Saudis on UN council Updated: Nov-07-13 10:35 pm
- Jury finds for family of refugee killed in wreck Updated: Nov-07-13 11:00 am
BANGUI, Central African Republic - France and the African Union on Saturday announced plans to deploy several thousand more troops into embattled Central African Republic, as thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country after days of violence left nearly 400 people dead - and possibly more.
BERLIN - Germany says it will take in a further 5,000 refugees from Syria, doubling its current offer of shelter for people fleeing the Arab nation's civil war.
EASTERN JORDAN - As evening gathers across a desert plain in eastern Jordan, 80-year-old Muteea Talaa stands with 200 other starved, cold and wet refugees on the Syrian side of a muddy ditch marking the border between the two countries, waiting for a signal from a Jordanian army patrol to cross over.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - Cranes are lifting trailers into place and tents are being packed away as international aid workers rush to winterize a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan - trying to avoid a repeat of last year when three days of torrential rain turned the massive site into a muddy swamp.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - At this sprawling desert camp in Jordan, home to thousands of children who fled Syria's civil war, a few found a moment to smile Sunday watching a troop of clowns.
ZAHLEH, Lebanon - Every morning in northeastern Lebanon, hundreds of Syrian children are picked up from refugee settlements, loaded onto trucks and taken to the fields or shops for a day's work that earns $4 or less.
AMMAN, Jordan - The head of the United Nations refugee agency has called on European and Gulf Arab states to host Syrian refugees who fled the civil war.
SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgarian authorities say they are constructing a fence on a 30-kilometer (19-mile) stretch of the country's 274-kilometer (171-mile) border with Turkey in an effort to stop illegal immigration.
BEIRUT - Women refugees from Syria are being sexually harassed by employers, landlords and others in Lebanon, adding another layer of suffering for those who have fled their homes in search of safety, an international human rights watchdog said Wednesday.
HARMANLI, Bulgaria - Idris Hassan, his wife and their three children fled the carnage of the Syrian war, hoping to find peace and safety in western Europe. Instead, they are stuck in an overcrowded Bulgarian refugee camp - living in a freezing tent without enough food or running water.
CAIRO - A group of Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in Egypt have gone on a hunger strike to protest spending more than two months of captivity, an activist doctor said Saturday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Wilver Cuevas Betances was born in the Dominican Republic and never left until he ran into some soldiers at a bus station in Santo Domingo who demanded his passport.
APPLETON, Wisconsin - Plans are underway in eastern Wisconsin to resettle about 75 refugees from conflict zones around the world.
ATLANTA - An organization will be hosting a special Thanksgiving celebration in metro Atlanta for refugees.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Health officials are rushing to vaccinate millions of children from Egypt to Turkey, fearing a polio outbreak in Syria could spread as tens of thousands of refugees flee the civil war.
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan - In a makeshift mosque in a trailer in this sprawling camp for Syrian refugees, a preacher appeals to worshippers to join their countrymen in the fight to topple President Bashar Assad. In another corner of the Zaatari camp, two men draped in the Syrian rebel flag call on refugees through loudspeakers to sign up for military training.
SOFIA, Bulgaria - Bulgarian prosecutors launched a probe Monday into the government's handling of refugee applications, trying to weed out possible illegal immigrants.
CAIRO - An international rights group decried on Monday Egypt's policy of detaining refugees from Syria, pressuring them to leave the country. It said dozens of those held have returned to the civil war in their home.
UNITED NATIONS - Jordan will replace Saudi Arabia on the Security Council for a two-year term starting in January after the Saudis' unprecedented rejection of the seat hours after they were elected, a U.N. diplomat said Thursday.
DECATUR, Georgia - A jury has awarded $16.5 million to the family of a Bhutanese refugee killed in a van wreck on Interstate 75 just north of Macon.