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UN Secretary-General praises Sultan Qaboos’ role in diplomacy
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Tuesday, 14 January 2020
UN Secretary-General praises Sultan Qaboos’ role in diplomacy
Muscat: António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, has praised the great contribution of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’ in the field of regional and international diplomacy. Guterres also offered condolences on the demise of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos.Read Full Article ...
 
Head of ex-leaders: US killing made Mideast more `volatile'
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Tuesday, 14 January 2020
Head of ex-leaders: US killing made Mideast more `volatile'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former Irish president Mary Robinson, who heads the group of prominent former leaders founded by Nelson Mandela, says the U.S. assassinat...
 
UN / COLOMBIA
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Tuesday, 14 January 2020
UN / COLOMBIA
STORY: UN / COLOMBIA TRT: 02:52 SOURCE: UNIFEED RESTRICTIONS: NONE LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / SPANISH / NATS DATELINE: 13 JANUARY 2020, NEW YORK CITY / RECENT SHOTLIS...
 
Colombia: ‘Significant strides’ towards integrated peace, UN envoy tells Security Council
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Monday, 13 January 2020
Colombia: ‘Significant strides’ towards integrated peace, UN envoy tells Security Council
Colombia has continued to make “significant strides in its peace process”, the top UN envoy in the country told the Security Council on Monday.Read Full Articl...
 
Global Goals top General Assembly President’s priority list
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Monday, 13 January 2020
Global Goals top General Assembly President’s priority list
The President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Monday set out his 2020 priorities, which aim to make the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG...
 
UN moves to tackle ‘hidden abuse’ and violence against Europe’s children
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Monday, 13 January 2020
UN moves to tackle ‘hidden abuse’ and violence against Europe’s children
Each year, at least 55 million children in Europe suffer some form of physical, sexual, emotional or psychological violence, the UN health agency (WHO) said on...
 
Colombia: ‘Staggering number’ of human rights defenders killed in 2019
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Monday, 13 January 2020
Colombia: ‘Staggering number’ of human rights defenders killed in 2019
The UN human rights office, OHCHR, is “deeply troubled by the staggering number of human rights defenders killed in Colombia” last year, its spokesperson said ...
 
UN aviation experts to join Ukraine Airlines Iran crash investigation
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Monday, 13 January 2020
UN aviation experts to join Ukraine Airlines Iran crash investigation
Experts from the UN aviation watchdog, ICAO, will support the investigation into the crash of a Ukrainian Passenger plane in Iran on January 8, following an in...
 
‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade
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Sunday, 12 January 2020
‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade
The head of the UN health agency, WHO, has set out his urgent global health challenges for the next ten years – designated the “Decade of Action” by the UN Gen...
 
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