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Thursday’s Daily Brief: Somalia bombing condemned, as UN expert calls for more international help; A
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Somalia bombing condemned, as UN expert calls for more international help; A
Our main stories today: senior UN officials condemn attacks on Somalia capital, and call for continued international support; the International Atomic Energy Agency and UN’s Economic and Social Council welcome new leaders; and the Food and Agriculture Organization warns of possible locust swarms in Horn of Africa and YemenRead Full Article ...
 
Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build cla
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build cla
Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hospital in Li...
 
Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN s
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Economic uncertainty, geopolitical tensions stall growth in Latin America and Caribbean region, UN s
Citing “an external context of greater uncertainty and growing complexity”, the head of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC),...
 
Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of things to come’, cautions UN regional body
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of things to come’, cautions UN regional body
Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, are not only m...
 
In Seoul, UN chief says Global Goals must be a blueprint for fair globalization
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Thursday, 08 February 2018
In Seoul, UN chief says Global Goals must be a blueprint for fair globalization
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday highlighted the importance of engagement and empowerment to transform the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into benefits for all people worldwide and called on all sectors of the society to actively involve themselves in this endeavour.Read Full Article ...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.