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Pregnant, breastfeeding women among most at risk in Yemen's cholera outbreak - UN News Centre


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Pregnant, breastfeeding women among most at risk in Yemen's cholera outbreak
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17 August 2017 – In the midst of the cholera outbreak in Yemen, where an average 5,000 people fall sick every day, the United Nations population agency is warning about the dangers to pregnant and breastfeeding women. “Pregnant and breastfeeding ...

United Nations hopes for 'serious' talks in Syria - euronews


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United Nations hopes for 'serious' talks in Syria
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The United Nations hopes for a “serious negotiation” between the government and a still-to-be-formed unified Syrian opposition in October or November, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday (August 17). After seven previous rounds that ...
UN Hopes for Syria Peace Talks in October or November U.S. News & World Report
UN envoy says Syria de-escalation zones 'so far positive' ABC News
UN eyes October for 'real' Syria peace talks: envoy gulfnews.com

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United Nations – Appointment of Horst Köhler (August 16, 2017) - France Diplomatie (press release)


United Nations – Appointment of Horst Köhler (August 16, 2017)
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As reaffirmed by UNSCR 2351 of April 28, 2017, the UN-led political process must be resumed without delay in order to find a just, lasting and mutually acceptable solution. France considers the autonomy plan proposed by Morocco in 2007 to be a serious ...

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In East Darfur, UN refugee chief urges international support for Sudan - UN News Centre


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In East Darfur, UN refugee chief urges international support for Sudan
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Much more donor support is required – and urgently – so that we can help the hundreds of thousands of refugees in the country and the communities that are hosting them,” UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said yesterday wrapping up his ...
One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, United Nations says The Indian Express
1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says ABC News
Number of S. Sudanese refugees fleeing to Uganda tops a million FRANCE 24
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UN rights experts warn new EU policy on boat rescues will cause more people to drown - UN News Centre


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UN rights experts warn new EU policy on boat rescues will cause more people to drown
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“States should expand their visa regimes and provide more options for refugee settlement, temporary protection, visitors, family reunification, work, resident, retirement and student visas,” they added, “in line with the UN's Sustainable Development ...

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'Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are poisoning our societies' – UN chief - UN News Centre


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'Racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia are poisoning our societies' – UN chief
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16 August 2017 – Urging people everywhere to speak out against hate speech and hate crimes, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today reiterated his call for tolerance, respect for the other and the importance of recognizing diversity.
In veiled criticism of Trump, United Nations chief says racism is 'poisoning our societies' Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Racism, Xenophobia Must Be Opposed In US, Everywhere: United Nations NDTV
UN experts condemn racist violence in US, urge investigations Arab News
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As tensions on Korean Peninsula grow, UN chief urges world to 'dial up' diplomacy - UN News Centre


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As tensions on Korean Peninsula grow, UN chief urges world to 'dial up' diplomacy
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Earlier this month, the UN Security Council strengthened sanctions against DPRK's exports. Unanimously adopting resolution 2371 (2017), the Council imposed a full ban on the export of coal, iron and iron ore from the north-east Asian country ...
It's time for diplomacy on tense Korean peninsula — United Nations chief ExpressNewsline
UN chief offers help to broker North Korea talks Reuters
UN chief: Time to 'dial down rhetoric' on North Korea Aljazeera.com
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UN observers conclude FARC-EP arms removal process in Colombia - UN News Centre


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UN observers conclude FARC-EP arms removal process in Colombia
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16 August 2017 – More than 8,000 weapons and over one million burned cartridges were transported to a central warehouse in Colombia as the United Nations political mission in the country concluded the process of the laying down of individual weapons of ...

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UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Borno state, Nigeria - UN News Centre


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UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Borno state, Nigeria
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Gwoza town, in Borno state, northeast Nigeria, was razed to the ground during conflict with Boko Haram. The task ahead to rebuild basic infrastructure, health clinics, schools, water and sanitation, and shelter requires funding. Photo: OCHA/Orla Fagan ...
Boko Haram insurgents must be swiftly brought to justice - UN NAIJ.COM

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UN migration agency assists population in wake of devastating floods in Sierra Leone - UN News Centre


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UN migration agency assists population in wake of devastating floods in Sierra Leone
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15 August 2017 – After learning Monday that devastating floods and mudslides left hundreds dead in Sierra Leone, the United Nations migration agency released $150,000 in emergency, first-response aid relief for the West African country. “IOM ...

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