Angelina Jolie has arrived in Bosnia to attend the Sarajevo Film Festival, this time as the city's honorary citizen.
Crises in Libya, Sudan, Somalia and elsewhere prompted 800,000 people to flee their countries last year, the highest number in 11 years, the United Nations' refugee agency says.
Nearly 5,000 people, mostly women, children and the elderly, have been displaced because of fighting in Congo's North Kivu province, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.
The U.N. refugee agency says U.S. actress Angelina Jolie has been appointed as a special envoy for the organization.
A new kind of high-profile demonstrator gathered in Seoul on Tuesday to protest China's forced repatriation of North Korean defectors: South Korean film, TV and music stars who enjoy massive popularity in China.
The Iraqi government is using the State Department's terrorist designation of a group of Iranian dissidents as an excuse to crack down on the unarmed exiles in their camp north of Baghdad, a top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday.
Insurgents driving a suicide truck bomb and attacking on foot killed five people, including three United Nations employees, near the offices of the U.N.'s refugee agency in the southern city of Kandahar on Monday, officials said.
The U.N. refugee agency says goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie is currently visiting Libya, though in a personal capacity.
Angelina Jolie says she's considering taking on a new and expanded role with the U.N. refugee agency for which she already serves as goodwill ambassador.