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Conflicts, climatic change drive food insecurity and undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa – UN
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Conflicts, climatic change drive food insecurity and undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa – UN
Adverse climatic conditions, a sluggish global economy and conflicts are key factors driving food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations agriculture agency said on Thursday.Read Full Article ...
 
Road safety ‘morally, economically sound investment,’ UN envoy tells global forum
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Monday, 13 November 2017
Road safety ‘morally, economically sound investment,’ UN envoy tells global forum
Calling for greater efforts to reduce road traffic deaths worldwide, the United Nations envoy for road safety on Monday stressed that a proposed UN fund, along...
 
Promote affordable, equitable access to diabetes medicines and information for women, UN urges
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Monday, 13 November 2017
Promote affordable, equitable access to diabetes medicines and information for women, UN urges
On World Diabetes Day, the United Nations health agency has said that women – especially those in low-income countries – are particularly vulnerable to diabete...
 
Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report
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Thursday, 09 November 2017
Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report
Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region – home to most of the world’s undernourish...
 
‘Leave no stone unturned’ to secure aid funding for Central African Republic, senior UN official urg
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Wednesday, 08 November 2017
‘Leave no stone unturned’ to secure aid funding for Central African Republic, senior UN official urg
One out of every four people in Central African Republic (CAR) is either displaced or living as a refugee in another country, a senior United Nations official ...
 
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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.
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    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...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    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.