United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

In this Sunday February 23, 2014 photo released by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, actress and U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie, center foreground, meets with young Syrian refugees at an informal tented settlement in Zahleh, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Jolie made a surprise visit to Lebanon to draw attention to the challenges facing thousands of Syrian refugee children and to highlight the massive displacement Syria’s three-year conflict has created, officials said Monday. (AP Photo/UNHCR/A. McConnell)

Angelina Jolie visits Syrian children in Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — Actress and U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to Lebanon to draw attention to the challenges facing thousands of Syrian refugee children and to highlight the massive displacement Syria’s […]

02/24/2014

Displaced Afghans walks near their temporary homes on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July, 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

UN: As US draws down, Afghan casualty toll is up

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s civilian casualty toll has jumped this year as insurgents fight to recapture territory from the departing American-led coalition, a U.N. report showed on Wednesday. The number of dead rose 14 […]

07/31/2013

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