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Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council
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Sunday, 28 January 2018
Hunger continues to intensify in conflict zones, UN agencies report to Security Council
Food insecurity – or lack of access to enough food – continues to worsen in places torn by conflict, United Nations agencies reported Monday, listing Yemen, South Sudan and Syria among the countries most affected by acute hunger.Read Full Article ...
 
Peace in Syria must be built on dignity, human rights for all Syrians, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie
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Sunday, 28 January 2018
Peace in Syria must be built on dignity, human rights for all Syrians, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie
With nearly 5.5 million war-weary Syrian refugees sheltering in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq, Angelina Jolie, the United Nations refugee agency’s envoy, vi...
 
Overcrowded boat capsizes off Yemen coast, 30 drowned; UN agencies condemn smugglers
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
Overcrowded boat capsizes off Yemen coast, 30 drowned; UN agencies condemn smugglers
At least 30 refugees and migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Aden, Yemen, the United Nations reported on Friday, saying the overcrowded ...
 
Libya: UN relief wing and partners seek $313 million to assist hundreds of thousands of people
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Libya: UN relief wing and partners seek $313 million to assist hundreds of thousands of people
With people across Libya suffering amid the fallout from a protracted political crisis, outbreaks of violence and displacement, the United Nations humanitarian...
 
Restive eastern DR Congo home to one of world’s worst displacement crises for children – UNICEF
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Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Restive eastern DR Congo home to one of world’s worst displacement crises for children – UNICEF
More than 800,000 children have been forced from their homes by violence and armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in what the United...
 
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    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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  • 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.