UN says record numbers are fleeing Syria

The UN says more than 100,000 people fled their country in August – the highest monthly total since the uprising began. Melissa Fleming, spokeswoman for UNHCR,¬†said on Tuesday¬†in Geneva, Switzerland, the rise in people seeking asylum in neighbouring countries brings the total of Syrian refugees registered or awaiting registration with her agency to over 230,000 … Continue reading UN says record numbers are fleeing Syria