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Fighting famine: 'Unprecedented crisis' putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency said, spotlighting today its worldwide campai
UN News Centre | Aug 14, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Guterres says UN stands in solidarity with disaster-hit Sierra Leone Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people in the ongoing rescue efforts.
UN News Centre | Aug 14, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One Dead, Several Injured After Car Plows Into Pedestrians at White Nationalist Rally: 'I Am Heartbroken' No arrest have been made, according to reports.
Yahoo! News | Aug 12, 2017 8:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Venezuela state oil company PDVSA reports sharp drop in revenues Venezuela's state-owned oil company PDVSA revealed on Saturday that its revenues have dropped sharply, spelling bad news for a crisis-torn country heavily reliant on its exports of crude oil. PDVSA registered $48 billion in income for last year, compared
Yahoo! News | Aug 12, 2017 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Least 1 Dead After Car Mows Down Pedestrians at Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally Authorities are on the scene after a vehicle plowed into a group of people marching peacefully through downtown Charlottesville
Yahoo! News | Aug 12, 2017 6:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trump's rhetoric on North Korea echoes loudly in void of US diplomacy Rex Tillersons access to Donald Trump does not appear to have won him the respect of White House political staff. It took more than seven months for the Trump administration to encounter its first real foreign crisis, and when it came, it was largely self
Yahoo! News | Aug 12, 2017 1:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
7 White Helmets members shot dead in northwestern Syria BEIRUT (AP) Gunmen early Saturday stormed an office of a Syrian paramedic group that is active in opposition-controlled areas, killing seven of its members and stealing two vehicles and other equipment in a northwestern region, the group and opposition ac
Yahoo! News | Aug 12, 2017 11:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Congratulating Kenyan people on peaceful elections, UN chief stresses dialogue to ease tensions United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated today the people of Kenya for their peaceful participation in the presidential elections, and, stresses the importance of dialogue to defuse tensions, called on the political leaders to send
UN News Centre | Aug 12, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Iraq, UN Youth Envoy says young people are 'most valuable force we have to shape a better future' As International Youth Day events kicked off worldwide today, at a special event in Iraq, the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, pledged to do everything in her power to ensure the voices of youths, including th
UN News Centre | Aug 12, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sen. Jeff Flake working Arizona as he faces tough 2018 race PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) Republican Sen. Jeff Flake has spent the first part of the August congressional recess crisscrossing Arizona, touring the U.S.-Mexico border, visiting a wildfire-scarred town and giving a speech to business leaders.
Yahoo! News | Aug 11, 2017 10:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend