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UNICEF helping to restore health services for children and families returning to war-torn Mosul
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018
UNICEF helping to restore health services for children and families returning to war-torn Mosul
Warning about the “alarming” state of Iraq’s healthcare system, especially in war-ravaged areas in and around Mosul, the United Nations children’s agency has stepped up its support to help the Government provide critical medical services so that children and families affected by violence and displacement can resume their lives.Read Full Article ...
 
More than 300 child soldiers released by armed groups in South Sudan – UN mission
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018
More than 300 child soldiers released by armed groups in South Sudan – UN mission
Some 300 child soldiers, including 87 girls, were formally released by armed groups in South Sudan, the United Nations mission in the country reported on Wedne...
 
With rising number of girls at risk, world in 'race against time' to end female genital mutilation –
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Monday, 05 February 2018
With rising number of girls at risk, world in 'race against time' to end female genital mutilation –
Female genital mutilation is a violent act that, among other things, causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and death, said the Executive Director...
 
World ‘failing to stop the war on children,’ says UNICEF Middle East, North Africa director
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Sunday, 04 February 2018
World ‘failing to stop the war on children,’ says UNICEF Middle East, North Africa director
Describing January as “a dark month” in crisis-torn Middle East and North Africa, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) director for the region said Mond...
 
Female genital mutilation ‘not acceptable’ in the 21st century – UN envoy on youth
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Sunday, 04 February 2018
Female genital mutilation ‘not acceptable’ in the 21st century – UN envoy on youth
Speaking a day ahead of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, the United Nations youth envoy people underscored that the ghastl...
 
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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.
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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.