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Somalia Among Top Source Countries for Refugees

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says Somalia was among the world's top three source countries for refugees last year.   In a Friday report marking World Refugee Day, the agency said Afghanistan, Syria and Somalia together accounted for more than half of the world's 16.7 million refugees in 2013.   It said many of the 1.1 million Somalis who left the country sought refuge from conflict, drought and famine in neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia.   Sudan and...

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