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UNICEF backs Togolese initiative to promote exclusive breastfeeding
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Monday, 04 August 2008
UNICEF backs Togolese initiative to promote exclusive breastfeeding
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with the Togolese Government to back community support groups and local initiatives to promote exclusive maternal breastfeeding in a country where other traditional practices are often more welcome.Read Full Article ...
 
Head of UN environment agency to attend opening of Olympic Games
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Head of UN environment agency to attend opening of Olympic Games
The head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Achim Steiner, is to attend the opening ceremony for the Beijing Olympics on 8 August as part of t...
 
UN human rights expert on toxic waste holds talks in C
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Monday, 04 August 2008
UN human rights expert on toxic waste holds talks in C
A United Nations human rights expert has held talks in CRead Full Article ...
 
Professional services firm donates $500,000 to UN emergency fund
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Monday, 04 August 2008
Professional services firm donates $500,000 to UN emergency fund
The United Nations humanitarian arm today welcomed a donation of $500,000 by PricewaterhouseCoopers, on behalf of the company's partners and staff, to the Cent...
 
UN rights body's
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Monday, 04 August 2008
UN rights body's
A new body serving as a "think tank" to provide advice and conduct research for the United Nations Human Rights Council began its first-ever session today in G...
 
UNICEF provides $3 million for Mozambican children affected by food crisis
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Monday, 04 August 2008
UNICEF provides $3 million for Mozambican children affected by food crisis
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is to provide $3 million in additional support for its child nutrition programmes in Mozambique, Executive Director...
 
UN creates new peacebuilding office in Sierra Leone
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Monday, 04 August 2008
UN creates new peacebuilding office in Sierra Leone
The Security Council today authorized the creation of a new peacebuilding office in Sierra Leone to assist the country's continued recovery following the civil...
 
Plutonium contamination contained inside UN atomic agency's laboratory
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Monday, 04 August 2008
Plutonium contamination contained inside UN atomic agency's laboratory
The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reported that no plutonium has been released into the environment following a weekend incident...
 
Top UN envoy calls for Somalis to work together to overcome political crisis
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Monday, 04 August 2008
Top UN envoy calls for Somalis to work together to overcome political crisis
The top United Nations envoy to Somalia has called on the people of the strife-torn nation to work together to overcome the political problems that are threate...
 
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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.