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Thursday’s Daily Brief: The power of mediation, Southern Africa food crisis, urban deaths, climate m
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Thursday, 31 October 2019
Thursday’s Daily Brief: The power of mediation, Southern Africa food crisis, urban deaths, climate m
A recap of Thursday’s top stories: Guterres in Turkey underscores successes of mediation; 45 million lack food across Southern Africa; rights experts push to release Palestinian hunger striker; new UN health report targets causes of urban deaths; Climate change conference finds a new home; Iraq protests put country at ‘a crossroads’Read Full Article ...
 
‘When journalists are targeted, societies as a whole, pay a price’, UN chief
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Thursday, 31 October 2019
‘When journalists are targeted, societies as a whole, pay a price’, UN chief
“Without journalists able to do their jobs in safety, we face the prospect of a world of confusion and disinformation”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres h...
 
Education and inclusion should be human rights priorities, UN Assembly hears
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Thursday, 31 October 2019
Education and inclusion should be human rights priorities, UN Assembly hears
UN Member States agreed seven decades ago to a set of inalienable rights to ensure the dignity of everyone. On Friday, the newly-installed General Assembly Pre...
 
Friday's Daily Brief: When journalists are targets, landslides in Cameroon, UN Female Police Officer
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Thursday, 31 October 2019
Friday's Daily Brief: When journalists are targets, landslides in Cameroon, UN Female Police Officer
A recap of stories in brief this Friday: Societies 'pay a price' when journalists are killed; Guterres saddened by Cameroon landslide deaths; Senegalese woman ...
 
Iraq protests: UN calls for national talks to break ‘vicious cycle’ of violence
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Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Iraq protests: UN calls for national talks to break ‘vicious cycle’ of violence
The UN’s most senior official in Iraq, visited protesters in central Baghdad on Wednesday, calling for “a national dialogue to identify prompt, meaningful resp...
 
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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.