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UN agency micro-loan helps Palestine refugee's small business thrive amid rubble of Syrian war Hidden literally under the rubble of the Syrian war is the economic success story of a widow who, refusing to submit to despair, founded a thriving micro-enterprise venture with assistance from a United Nations agency loan.
UN News Centre | May 19, 2017 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Sudan: UN report exposes human rights violations against civilians in Yei A United Nations report has documented human rights violations and abuses against civilians that may amount to war crimes or crimes against humanity, in what used to be a peaceful multi-ethnic town in South Sudan.
UN News Centre | May 19, 2017 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen's war pushing Somali refugees to return home — UN agency More than 30,000 Somali refugees have apparently returned to Somalia from Yemen, the United Nations refugee agency said, and an increasing number are seeking aid to return home.
UN News Centre | May 19, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN chief congratulates Algeria on peaceful parliamentary elections United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has congratulated the people and Government of Algeria for the peaceful conduct of the 4 May parliamentary elections, for which he dispatched a group of electoral observers, his spokesperson said today.
UN News Centre | May 19, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN emergency food agency sending rations to war-torn Central African Republic The United Nations emergency food agency has started dispatching supplies by air and road to the Central African Republic (CAR), where violence erupted in March and has since claimed the lives of more than 120 people, it was announced today.
UN News Centre | May 19, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Challenges can derail Bosnia and Herzegovina from path of stability, Security Council told Though Bosnia and Herzegovina has continued its efforts towards membership in the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), negative incidents could still derail the country from the path of peace and stability, a senior diplo
UN News Centre | May 18, 2017 8:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN envoy urges defusing tensions over Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli jails The United Nations envoy on the Middle East peace process today called for an immediate resolution to the growing tensions over a hunger strike by Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails.
UN News Centre | May 18, 2017 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Number of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children hits 'record high' — UNICEF The number of children traveling alone has increased fivefold since 2010, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today, warning that many young refugees and migrants are taking highly dangerous routes, often at the mercy of traffickers, to rea
UN News Centre | May 18, 2017 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mosul: 200,000 more people could be displaced as battle nears Old City — UN As military operations against terrorists intensify and move closer to Mosul's Old City area, up to 200,000 more people could be displaced, a senior United Nations humanitarian official in Iraq warned today.
UN News Centre | May 18, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Industry leaders agree to implement UN agency's standards on clinical trial reporting With about half of all clinical trial results unreported, some of the world's largest founders of medical research and international non-governmental organizations today agreed to adopt standards – based on United Nations health agency's recomm
UN News Centre | May 18, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend