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‘No silver bullet’ to combat COVID-19, says UN health agency head
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Monday, 02 November 2020
‘No silver bullet’ to combat COVID-19, says UN health agency head
There is “no silver bullet” to combat COVID-19, the head of the UN health agency told journalists on Monday, adding, “and there might never be”.  Read Full Article ...
 
Breastfeeding link to COVID-19 is negligible, says World Health Organization
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Monday, 02 November 2020
Breastfeeding link to COVID-19 is negligible, says World Health Organization
The risk of COVID-19 infection from breastfeeding is negligible and has never been documented, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, in a call f...
 
Standing up for vulnerable South Sudanese: UN woman police officer of the year
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Thursday, 29 October 2020
Standing up for vulnerable South Sudanese: UN woman police officer of the year
Chief Inspector Doreen Malambo, Gender Adviser at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), has won 2020 UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award, i...
 
Equal pay essential to build a world of dignity and justice for all, UN says, commemorating first In
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Thursday, 17 September 2020
Equal pay essential to build a world of dignity and justice for all, UN says, commemorating first In
The United Nations is marking the first ever International Equal Pay Day, on Friday, drawing attention to the gender pay gap – the difference between what a wo...
 
Women bear the brunt, as COVID erodes progress on eradicating extreme poverty
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Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Women bear the brunt, as COVID erodes progress on eradicating extreme poverty
The coronavirus pandemic and its fallout will likely push 47 million more women into poverty, reversing decades of progress to eradicate extreme poverty, new d...
 
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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.