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Spfld. church helps Ethiopian refugees

In Ethiopia, 2003, Oboya Omot had a target on his head. “They went door to door to get men," he said. Full story

Forced to flee war, many Malian refugees to miss vote

DAKAR/MANGAIZE, Niger (Reuters) - When Talhatou Hallahi Maiga heard that Malian officials had dispatched new ID cards to the desert north in preparation for Sunday's presidential election, he slipped out of a refugee camp in neighboring Niger and went to collect his. Full story

Syrian refugees in Lebanon face suspicion

They're lightweight, easy to assemble and have covers that are supposed to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. The U.N. refugee agency wants to test these individual housing units with an eye toward using them as shelter for Syrians fleeing their country's civil war. Full story

U.N. decries growing 'anti-Syrian' hostility in Egypt

GENEVA (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities have arbitrarily arrested and detained Syrian refugees as sentiment against them grows, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday. Full story

An update on the Korean War and its refugees

   NBC reports that UN forces win back three miles of lost terrain and exclusive footage shows the largest refugee camp in Korea, with 40,000 residents.

Former Australian PM calls refugee camps "Gulags"; opposition eyes military fix

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A former Australian prime minister denounced offshore refugee detention camps as Soviet-style "Gulags" on Thursday and the opposition proposed empowering the military to stop boats of asylum seekers days before a national election is to be called. Full story

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A Syrian refugee makes sweets for sale during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria
A Syrian refugee makes sweets for sale during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria

A Syrian refugee makes sweets for sale during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)

A Syrian refugee sells sweets during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria
A Syrian refugee sells sweets during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria

A Syrian refugee sells sweets during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)

A Syrian refugee displays sweets for sale during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria
A Syrian refugee displays sweets for sale during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria

A Syrian refugee displays sweets for sale during the month of Ramadan at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)