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UN Special Rapporteur to Visit Laos to Examine Poverty, Rights Issues
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Tuesday, 19 March 2019
UN Special Rapporteur to Visit Laos to Examine Poverty, Rights Issues
Laos has made impressive progress in reducing poverty, but still has a long way to go, as one quarter of the population still lives below the poverty line, according to a U.N. official visiting the Southeast Asian country this month. During an interview with RFAs Lao Service in Bangkok on Sunday, Philip Alston, the U.Read Full Article ...
 
Chinese envoy asks to help DRC with security capacity-building
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Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Chinese envoy asks to help DRC with security capacity-building
A Chinese envoy on Monday urged the international community to help the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with its security capacity-building. "The curren...
 
At least 79 killed in Cyclone Idai's ravage of southern Africa: UN
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Monday, 18 March 2019
At least 79 killed in Cyclone Idai's ravage of southern Africa: UN
UNITED NATIONS, March 18 (Xinhua) -- United Nations and other humanitarian agencies are tallying deaths -- at least 79 -- and damage Cyclone Idai inflicted on ...
 
A Chinese envoy on Monday urged the international community to help the Democratic Republic of the C
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Monday, 18 March 2019
A Chinese envoy on Monday urged the international community to help the Democratic Republic of the C
UNITED NATIONS, March 18 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese envoy on Monday urged the international community to help the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with its se...
 
UN pledges to do utmost to mitigate risk of violence in DRC
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Monday, 18 March 2019
UN pledges to do utmost to mitigate risk of violence in DRC
UNITED NATIONS, March 18 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations' mission chief in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) pledged on Monday that the organization wi...
 
What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter?
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Monday, 18 March 2019
What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter?
The Conference marks the 40th anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Technical Cooperation Among Developing Countries , which was also held in Buenos ...
 
Syrian Arab Republic: Secretary-General Urgently Calls upon Warring Parties in Syria to Uphold Idlib
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Syrian Arab Republic: Secretary-General Urgently Calls upon Warring Parties in Syria to Uphold Idlib
SG/SM/19497 15 MARCH 2019. The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today: As the conflict enters its ninth year, Syrians co...
 
Mark Malloch-Brown Joins United Nations Foundation Board
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Mark Malloch-Brown Joins United Nations Foundation Board
WASHINGTON March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Â The United Nations Foundation today announced the appointment of Lord Mark Malloch-Brown as its newest Board m...
 
Indonesia: Secretary-General Conveys Condolences after Deadly Natural Disasters Hit Indonesia
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Indonesia: Secretary-General Conveys Condolences after Deadly Natural Disasters Hit Indonesia
SG/SM/19499. The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary?General António Guterres: The Secretary?General is saddened by the loss...
 
Zimbabwe: Secretary-General Saddened by Storm’s Trail of Death, Destruction in Zimbabwe
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Zimbabwe: Secretary-General Saddened by Storm’s Trail of Death, Destruction in Zimbabwe
SG/SM/19498. The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary?General António Guterres: The Secretary?General is saddened by the loss...
 
MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Conveys Condolences after Deadly Natural Disasters Hit Ind
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Monday, 18 March 2019
MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Conveys Condolences after Deadly Natural Disasters Hit Ind
Source: United Nations MIL OSI. The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary?General António Guterres: The Secretary?General is s...
 
MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Urgently Calls upon Warring Parties in Syria to Uphold Idl
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Monday, 18 March 2019
MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Urgently Calls upon Warring Parties in Syria to Uphold Idl
Source: United Nations MIL OSI. The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today: As the conflict enters its ninth year, Syria...
 
MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Saddened by Storm’s Trail of Death, Destruction in Zimbabw
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Monday, 18 March 2019
MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Saddened by Storm’s Trail of Death, Destruction in Zimbabw
Source: United Nations MIL OSI. The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary?General António Guterres: The Secretary?General is s...
 
Increase in sexual abuse allegations by UN staff
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Increase in sexual abuse allegations by UN staff
UNITED NATIONS: A UN report released Monday showed an increase in allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by staff working in UN agencies and their partne...
 
UN chief offers help to Indonesia after flash floods kill dozens, displace thousands, in Papua provi
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Monday, 18 March 2019
UN chief offers help to Indonesia after flash floods kill dozens, displace thousands, in Papua provi
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 18 (APP):United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed his sorrow over the heavy loss of life in Indonesia’s eastern...
 
Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80
The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost ...
 
UN staff 'raped and sexually exploited women'
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Monday, 18 March 2019
UN staff 'raped and sexually exploited women'
At least five women said they were raped by UN staff last year, with dozens more alleged to be victims of sexual abuse or exploitative relationships from which...
 
Secretary-General Urgently Calls upon Warring Parties in Syria to Uphold Idlib Ceasefire, Protect Ci
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Secretary-General Urgently Calls upon Warring Parties in Syria to Uphold Idlib Ceasefire, Protect Ci
The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today: As the conflict enters its ninth year, Syrians continue to suffer from one o...
 
Palace: ICC probers won’t be allowed entry to Philippines
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Palace: ICC probers won’t be allowed entry to Philippines
MANILA, Philippines International Criminal Court (ICC) representatives will be barred from entering the Philippines if they insist on investigating alleged ext...
 
UN Reports Increase In Sex Abuse Allegations By UN Staff
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Monday, 18 March 2019
UN Reports Increase In Sex Abuse Allegations By UN Staff
A UN report released Monday showed an increase in allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by staff working in UN agencies and their partner organizations....
 
UN reports increase in sex abuse allegations by UN staff
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Monday, 18 March 2019
UN reports increase in sex abuse allegations by UN staff
UNITED NATIONS: A UN report released Monday showed an increase in allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by staff working in UN agencies and their partne...
 
Comment: The humble sweet potato can help power Africa in the face of climate change
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Monday, 18 March 2019
Comment: The humble sweet potato can help power Africa in the face of climate change
, Arctic cold in the US and melting glaciers are clear signals that climate change is impacting all of us but it is in Africa where such extreme weather is hav...
 
UN reports increase in sex abuse allegations by UN staff
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Monday, 18 March 2019
UN reports increase in sex abuse allegations by UN staff
There were 94 allegations against UN personnel in 2018. — Reuters pic. NEW YORK, March 18 — A UN report released today showed an increase in allegations of sex...
 
Mahinda tells what stand SL should take in Geneva
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Mahinda tells what stand SL should take in Geneva
The Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa states that Sri Lanka should no longer co-sponsor resolutions against the country at the United Nations Human Ri...
 
Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Why the media fails to cover Palestine with accuracy and empathy
Glasgow, Scotland - Often dubbed an open-air prison on account of Israel's and Egypt's ongoing air, land and sea blockade of the coastal enclave, Gaza is, acco...
 
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Go to page 202
Two Myitkyina News Journal reporters say they will not bow to pressure, after being physically assaulted and sued by employees of Tha Khin Sit Mining Company. ...
 
UN chief asks warring parties to uphold cease-fire in Syria's Idlib
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
UN chief asks warring parties to uphold cease-fire in Syria's Idlib
UNITED NATIONS, March 16 (Bernama) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday asked warring parties in Syria to uphold the cease-fire ...
 
Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo
MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets for an international day ...
 
Death Toll Rises to 50 in NZ Mosque Terror Attack
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Death Toll Rises to 50 in NZ Mosque Terror Attack
Halim gave a harrowing account of the moment during Friday prayers when gunshots rang out in the mosque, replacing peaceful reflection with screaming, bloodshe...
 
Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo
Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets for an international day of student protests aimed...
 
'Moral obligation and political imperative' to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres
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Sunday, 17 March 2019
'Moral obligation and political imperative' to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres
16 March 2019 - Governments across the world have a "moral obligation" to help Syrians "unite around a vision for their common future", finally bringing an end...
 
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