DR Congo

Jon Queally, staff writer
The UN refugee agency releases annual statistics showing that more than 51 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2013, the largest number since the end of World War II. Half of the world's refugees in 2013 were children. (Photo: UNHRC)
The United Nations agency on refugees on Friday announced that the global population of displaced people has surpassed 50 million, numbers not seen since World War II in the middle of last century. According to the UNHRC's annual Global Trends report (pdf)—which utilizes data compiled by governments and non-governmental partner organizations as...

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