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Islamic social financing initiative aims to help economic recovery, pandemic response As the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank teamed up on Tuesday to help the most vulnerable.
UN News Centre | 14 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Credible elections can help propel Iraq towards safe and prosperous future A trusted electoral process with free and wide-ranging participation can steer Iraq towards a safe and prosperous future, the countrys UN envoy told the Security Council on Tuesday.
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UN chief: Deadly school shooting in Russia an act of senseless violence UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres has strongly condemned the deadly shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan on Tuesday,which claimed the lives of twoadultsand seven children.
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Vaccine inequity posing significant risk to global economic recovery: UN report Althoughthe outlook forglobal growth has improved, the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as inadequate progress on vaccinationin poorer countries, are putting recovery at risk,according to the latest UNeconomicforecast,publishedon Tuesday.
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Deep concern as violence escalates in Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel The UN rights office,OHCHR, appealed on Tuesday for a redoubling of efforts to restore calm on Tuesday in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, after airstrikes and days of clashes between protesters and Israeli police.
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Myanmar coup: No sign of end to brutal crackdown on all fronts One hundred days since the Myanmar military seized power, the "brutal" repression of protesters has continued, despite all international efforts to end the violence, the UN rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday.
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Security Council denounces attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo The United Nations Security Council strongly condemned Mondays attack on the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in which one Malawian blue helmet was killed.
UN News Centre | May 11, 2021 09:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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5 things you should know about the state of the global economy Is this the year we overcome the global economic crisis caused by the pandemic? Are our jobs in danger? Who has lost the most in the crisis and what can be done to recover? As the UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA) prepares to launch the
UN News Centre | May 11, 2021 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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ISIL crimes against Yazidis constitute genocide, UN investigation team finds A UN team investigating ISIL atrocities in Iraq has established clear and convincing evidence of genocide against the Yazidi religious minority, the Security Council heard on Monday.
UN News Centre | May 10, 2021 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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COVIDs grip keeps world in perilous situation Amidst an unacceptably high plateau in COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, the UN health agency chief on Monday shone a light on last weeks death toll that totalledalmost 90 thousand people and 5.4 million reported cases.
UN News Centre | May 10, 2021 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend