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UN: Syrians to Replace Afghans as Biggest Refugee Population

The U.N.'s top refugee official says Syrians are about to pass Afghans as the world's biggest refugee population. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres told the General Assembly Tuesday that five years ago, just before the civil war started, Syria was the world's second-largest refugee hosting country. Now, its neighbors have provided Syrians themselves with safety, at a cost of dramatic economic and social consequences. "It breaks my heart to see this...

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