Guatemala offers respite from region's gang violence
In a visit to the Central American nation, UN Refugee Chief Filippo Grandi highlights its emergence as a destination for Salvadoran and Honduran refugees.
UN Refugee Chief honours 'commitment and spirit' of aid workers
On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, Filippo Grandi pays tribute to humanitarians who have lost their lives helping people in need worldwide.
More urgency needed in quest for South Sudan peace - UN Refugee Chief
During a visit to Sudan, Filippo Grandi calls on warring parties, regional states and the international community to do more to end the conflict which has uprooted nearly four million people.
Ramadi and Falluja returnees weigh scale of rebuilding task
UNHCR helps with essential repairs to homes of formerly displaced Iraqis, who say their experience reveals the challenge awaiting Mosul returnees.
Hope amid the ruins as displaced Iraqis return to West Mosul
While the battle for control of Iraq's second city has been declared over, the task of rebuilding the city the lives of its inhabitants is just beginning.
Seeking alternatives for Niger's people smugglers
Niger is cracking down on smugglers, although those caught up in transporting people across the Sahara need real economic alternatives.
Deadly trade through Niger snares refugees and migrants
Nearly 30 per cent of those who risk all to cross the desert to Libya could qualify for some form of protection once they reach Europe.
Refugee team competes in World Athletics Championships
Five athletes heading from Kenya to the IAAF championships in London will be the first refugees to take part in the competition.
Afghans dream of stepping out of the shadows with Pakistan ID scheme
Programme aims to provide up to one million undocumented Afghans with identity cards legalizing their stay in Pakistan.