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The United Nations has made a game about saving the ozone layer From Eurogamer: "The United Nations has made a game about the importance of the ozone layer. Reset Earth is a mobile game designed to give players a better understanding of the role of the ozone layer in protecting the planet. It's due out on the App Stor
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First-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons enters into force UNITED NATIONS (AP) The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons entered into force on Friday, hailed as a historic step to rid the world of its deadliest weapons but strongly opposed by the world's nuclear-armed nations.
Lufkin Daily News | 7 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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U.N. Report: More than 45% of North Koreans undernourished More than 45% of North Koreans are undernourished, the highest proportion in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a United Nations report released this week.
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UN envoy: Central African Republic risks setback from rebels UNITED NATIONS (AP) The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic warned Thursday that the country risks a setback in efforts to restore peace because of rebel attacks and called for a substantial increase of U.N.¦
Lufkin Daily News | 11 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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Outging US ambassador says world must end Taiwan's exclusion UNITED NATIONS (AP) In a final swipe at China, the Trump administrations outgoing U.N. ambassador tweeted that it's time for the world to oppose Chinas efforts to exclude and isolate Taiwan, drawing sharp criticism from Beijing.
Lufkin Daily News | 14 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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UN approves global conference on protecting religious sites UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday condemning damage and destruction of religious sites and asking the secretary-general to convene a global conference to spearhead public support for safeguarding places of religio
Lufkin Daily News | 14 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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Guterres urges world to work together in solidarity as US moves to re-join WHO The United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday welcomed the announcement by President Joe Biden that the United States will re-engage with the World Health Organization (WHO) and continue to be a full participant in advancing global health and health s
UN News Centre | Jan 21, 2021 05:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN announces talks on new Syria constitution resume Jan 25 UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. special envoy for Syria announced Wednesday that the next round of talks toward revising the war-battered country's constitution will start in Geneva on Jan. 25 and urged the parties to move to actual drafting.
Lufkin Daily News | Jan 20, 2021 11:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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Over 1.9 billion people in Asia-Pacific unable to afford a healthy diet: UN report The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and surging food prices are keeping almost two billion people in Asia and the Pacific from healthy diets, United Nations agencies said on Wednesday.
UN News Centre | Jan 20, 2021 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN: Pandemic, surging food prices leave many in Asia hungry The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization says more than 350 million people in the Asia-Pacific are going hungry as the coronavirus pandemic destroys jobs and pushes food prices higher
The Independent | Jan 20, 2021 04:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend