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Aid Groups Urge Countries to Resettle Syrian Refugees

A group of 30 aid and rights organizations is calling on the international community to take in 180,000 Syrians who have fled the ongoing fighting in their country. The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) is holding a conference Tuesday in Geneva to discuss resettlement of Syrian refugees, which now number more than 3.2 million. Ahead of the meeting, the aid groups said Monday that nations should accept five percent of the refugees -- up from 2 percent now -- helping not only the refugees but...

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