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West Darfur tensions could see 30,000 flee across Sudanese border to Chad: UN refugee agency
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Monday, 27 January 2020
West Darfur tensions could see 30,000 flee across Sudanese border to Chad: UN refugee agency
The number of people fleeing to Chad to escape ongoing tensions in Sudan’s West Darfur state, could reach 30,000 in the coming weeks, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday. Read Full Article ...
 
Yemen: Escalation in fighting must stop ‘before it’s too late’, Griffiths tells Security Council
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Monday, 27 January 2020
Yemen: Escalation in fighting must stop ‘before it’s too late’, Griffiths tells Security Council
The UN Special Envoy for Yemen told an emergency session of the Security Council on Tuesday that a recent upsurge in violence between pro-Government and rebel ...
 
A busy year in the UN Security Council: more openness, diversity mark 2019
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Friday, 24 January 2020
A busy year in the UN Security Council: more openness, diversity mark 2019
With over 240 public meetings and a wider range of civil society briefers, the UN Security Council continued its push towards more transparency in 2019, a year...
 
‘This terrible situation cannot be allowed to continue’, UN chief tells world leaders at major Libya
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
‘This terrible situation cannot be allowed to continue’, UN chief tells world leaders at major Libya
Speaking at a major, high-level summit on Libya, held in the German capital Berlin on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres evoked the disastrous human...
 
Latin America and Caribbean region deadliest for journalists in 2019
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Latin America and Caribbean region deadliest for journalists in 2019
Twenty-two journalists were reported killed in the Latin America and Caribbean region in 2019, making it the deadliest part of the world for the press, followe...
 
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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.