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New US envoy urges ramped up pressure on Myanmar military UNITED NATIONS (AP) The new U.S ambassador to the United Nations urged the international community on Monday to ramp up pressure on Myanmars military to restore democracy at a wide-ranging press conference where she also said she hopes to¦
Lufkin Daily News | Mar 1, 2021 10:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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UN chief: Appeal for Yemen raises 'disappointing' $1.7B CAIRO (AP) A United Nations appeal for aid to Yemen to alleviate the worlds worst humanitarian disaster raised some $1.7 billion Monday a result the U.N. chief called disappointing.
Lufkin Daily News | Mar 1, 2021 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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Colombia 1st in Americas to get vaccines from UN program Colombia has became the first country in the Americas to receive a shipment of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative
The Independent | Mar 1, 2021 8:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN chief: Appeal for Yemen raises disappointing $1.7B A United Nations appeal for aid to Yemen to alleviate the worlds worst humanitarian disaster raised some $17 billion a result the UN chief called disappointing.
Washington Post | Mar 1, 2021 4:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN experts urge independent probe into Navalny's poisoning MOSCOW (AP) Two top United Nations human rights experts urged an international probe into the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and called Monday for his immediate release from prison.
Lufkin Daily News | Mar 1, 2021 3:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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UN atomic watchdog: Deal with Iran key to full inspections The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says a temporary agreement with Iran to allow United Nations inspectors continued access to the countrys atomic facilities lays the groundwork for the return to full verification measures if and when Tehr
The Independent | Mar 1, 2021 1:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Final post of slain Myanmar protester asked how many dead bodies it would take for UN to act United Nations said at least 18 protesters were killed in crackdown on Sunday
The Independent | Mar 1, 2021 11:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN launching donor conference amid fears of famine in Yemen The United Nations is launching an appeal for countries to fund its response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where more than six years of war has created the worlds worst humanitarian disaster
The Independent | Mar 1, 2021 11:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bangladesh: UN rights chief urges transparent probe into writers death, review of law under which he was charged The United Nations top human rights official on Monday called for transparent investigation into the death in custody of a writer in Bangladesh, who was held in pre-trial detention for nine months for publishing an article and sharing social media posts c
UN News Centre | Mar 1, 2021 10:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Footage shows tear gas, flash bangs used on protesters in Myanmar Protesters in Myanmar continued to take to the streets in defiance after the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup last month. At least 18 died and dozens were injured on Sunday, according to the United Nations Human Rights Office. CNN's
CNN.com | Mar 1, 2021 09:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend