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News in Brief 18 July 2018
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Thursday, 19 July 2018
News in Brief 18 July 2018
UN marks 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth. South Africa’s first black President Nelson Mandela, who spent most of his life battling the Apartheid system and championing racial equality, would have been 100 years old on Wednesday. At a special event to celebrate the centenary on , UN....Read Full Article ...
 
Mandela, ‘true symbol of human greatness’, celebrated on centenary of his birth
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Thursday, 19 July 2018
Mandela, ‘true symbol of human greatness’, celebrated on centenary of his birth
“He stands today as a beacon for universal values -- peace, forgiveness, humility, integrity, passion, respect and service,” said UN Secretary-General António ...
 
Antonio Guterres calls on world to draw inspiration from Nelson Mandela
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Thursday, 19 July 2018
Antonio Guterres calls on world to draw inspiration from Nelson Mandela
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on the world to draw inspiration from former South African President Nelson Mandela to build a better...
 
North Korea reaffirmed commitment to denuclearise: Mike Pompeo
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Thursday, 19 July 2018
North Korea reaffirmed commitment to denuclearise: Mike Pompeo
The US is making progress in its denuclearisation talks with North Korea, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who recently made his third trip to Pyongyang, said t...
 
UN chief underscores progress, setbacks in 2030 Agenda
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Thursday, 19 July 2018
UN chief underscores progress, setbacks in 2030 Agenda
UNITED NATIONS, July 18 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that while progress has been made towards the 2030 Agenda in some area...
 
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