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Election-related violence claims 85 lives in Afghanistan: UN report Eighty-five people were killed and another 373 injured during attacks related to the recent presidential election in Afghanistan, a report by the UN Assistance Mission in the country, UNAMA, reveals.
UN News Centre | Oct 15, 2019 9:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tuesdays Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas A recap of Tuesdays stories: Millions of children undernourished and overweight says landmark report; Security Council marks transition after 15 years of blue helmets in Haiti; violence continues on both sides of Syria-Turkey border; UN human rights offic
UN News Centre | Oct 15, 2019 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Security Council marks transition from 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti Although 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti has drawn to a close, the Organizations commitment to strengthening and stabilizing the country, will continue, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.
UN News Centre | Oct 15, 2019 6:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Alarmingly high' number of children malnourished worldwide: UNICEF report Across the globe, at least one-in-three children under-five are malnourished and notdeveloping properly, UNICEF revealed on Tuesday, in its most comprehensive report on children, food and nutrition in 20 years.
UN News Centre | Oct 15, 2019 5:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria war: executions condemned as violence continues on both sides of border with Turkey Amid ongoing fighting in northern Syria and disturbing reports that extrajudicial killings have been streamed online, the United Nations and their partners are continuing to deliver humanitarian supplies to tens of thousands of people displaced by the vio
UN News Centre | Oct 15, 2019 3:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rural women a powerful force for global climate action: UN Secretary-General Rural women and girls across the world are a powerful force in global action to respond to climate change, according to the UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres.
UN News Centre | Oct 15, 2019 04:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mondays Daily Brief: 70,000 children displaced in northeast Syria, Guterres commends UN-led peace deal for Ecuador, deadly airstrikes in Libya's Tripo A recap of Mondays stories: UNICEF estimates some 70,000 childrenhave been newlydisplaced innortheastSyria; UN chief sounds alarm on threat of ISIL amid fighting in Syria;Secretary-General welcomes start of Ecuador peace dialogue; Deadly Libya attacks 'bl
UN News Centre | Oct 14, 2019 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates: UN chief The ongoing Turkish military incursion in northeast Syria could unintentionally lead to the release of scores of people associated with the terrorist group ISIL, the UN Secretary-General fears.
UN News Centre | Oct 14, 2019 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Stop the waste: UN food agencies call for action to reduce global hunger With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted, and millions still going hungry, the UNs food-related agencies are shining a spotlight on the issue: on Monday, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published its annual State of
UN News Centre | Oct 14, 2019 4:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN chief praises Japanese climate resilience, as Typhoon Hagibis cleanup begins With Typhoon Hagibis causing destruction and loss of life in Japan, UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres has praised the leadership role the country is playing in climate resilience, and its extensive and efficient preparation for this latest extreme weat
UN News Centre | Oct 13, 2019 10:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend