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John Kerry apologises for Donald Trumps renegade stance on climate crisis Read full story for latest details.
Yahoo! News | 7 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Green transformation will rival industrial revolution: US climate envoy The transition to a global economic model which will slow down climate change and create jobs will be the biggest economic transformation since the industrial revolution according to John Kerry, the US climate envoy.
UN News Centre | 9 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Surviving a deadly outbreak of COVID-19 in a Lesotho convent A 77-year old nun from the southern African country of Lesotho has been telling the UN how she survived a deadly outbreak of COVID-19 in her convent and why its important to embrace the vaccine.
UN News Centre | Apr 17, 2021 09:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Soaring food prices, conflicts driving hunger, rise across West and Central Africa: WFP More than 31 million people across West and Central Africa may not have enough to eat in the coming months as hunger rises due to an explosive mix of skyrocketing food prices, conflict and fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Food Programme (WFP)
UN News Centre | Apr 16, 2021 8:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Libya: Security Council backs ceasefire mechanism, calls for withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries The UNSecurity Councilhas unanimously passed aresolutionwhich calls for all foreign forces and mercenaries to leave Libya and gives the green light for a UN team to monitor last Octobers historic ceasefire agreement.
UN News Centre | Apr 16, 2021 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The rise in COVID-19 cases in children: Yahoo News Explains Read full story for latest details.
Yahoo! News | Apr 16, 2021 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Vaccine equity the challenge of our time, WHO chief declares, as governments call for solidarity, sharing With the number of new COVID-19 cases nearly doubling over the past two months, approaching the highest infection rate the world has seen during the pandemic, the unequal distribution of vaccines is not only a moral outrage, but economically and epidemiol
UN News Centre | Apr 16, 2021 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Guterres urges cities to embrace generational opportunity for climate action, sustainable development The United Nations Secretary-General, on Friday, called for a revolution in urban planning and urban transport to beat back impacts of climate change and build a green and sustainable future for all.
UN News Centre | Apr 16, 2021 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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COVID-19 infections approaching highest rates ever, WHO warns COVID-19 infections are approaching their highest rates since the pandemic began just over a year ago, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on Friday.
UN News Centre | Apr 16, 2021 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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INTERVIEW: Myanmar military increasing efforts to keep truth from getting out, UN expert says The crackdown on journalists, cutting off the Internet and disrupting the flow of information across Myanmar, is not working, and the world is not buying the military leaderships propaganda that it is exercising restraint against protesters, the UN indepe
UN News Centre | Apr 16, 2021 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend