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U.N. Chief Visits Syrian Refugee Camp in Iraq

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has pledged to bring humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, saying what he has seen at a refugee camp in a Kurdish region of Iraq is "heartbreaking."Mr. Ban made the comments during a visit Tuesday to Kawrgosik Camp near Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, where the local government is hosting more than 200,000 refugees from Syria.The U.N. chief said families shared with him their struggles to survive and find their loved ones. He said...

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