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US Faults UN Report on Killings of 2 Investigators in Congo - New York Times


New York Times

US Faults UN Report on Killings of 2 Investigators in Congo
New York Times
Two United Nations investigators, Zaida Catalán and Michael J. Sharp, were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasaï-Central Province, where violence has long been a constant threat. United Nations peacekeepers from Uruguay patrolled in ...
US urges UN probe into experts' murder, but Congo is opposed The Seattle Times
UN Security Council members urge new probe into killings of monitors Reuters
UN inquiry finds Congolese militia likely killed UN monitors Business Insider

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Indigenous leaders at United Nations condemn discrimination - CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Indigenous leaders at United Nations condemn discrimination
CBC.ca
Leaders from First Nations across B.C. have returned home from Geneva, after presenting arguments on systemic racial discrimination experienced by Indigenous people in Canada. The delegation addressing the United Nations Committee on the Elimination ...

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UN chief Guterres condemns deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona - UN News Centre


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UN chief Guterres condemns deadly terrorist attack in Barcelona
UN News Centre
17 August 2017 – Condemning today's terrorist attack on Barcelona, Secretary-General António Guterres said the United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government and people of Spain in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. “He extends ...
United Nations condemns terror attacks in Spain The Indian Awaaz
Barcelona terror attack: UN condemns 'barbaric and cowardly' strike, calls for strict action against terrorism Firstpost
UN Secretary-General condemns terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain Xinhua

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United Nations News Centre - Protecting aid workers 'paramount ... - UN News Centre


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United Nations News Centre - Protecting aid workers 'paramount ...
UN News Centre
As conflicts around the world continue to take a massive toll on people's lives, the top United Nations relief official stressed the importance of ensuring that the ...

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UN agencies rushing aid to more than 3000 displaced in flood-hit Sierra Leone - UN News Centre


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UN agencies rushing aid to more than 3000 displaced in flood-hit Sierra Leone
UN News Centre
While the mudslides have left death and destruction behind them, the Director and Representative of the World Food Program (WFP) in Sierra Leone, Housainou Taal, said his UN agency is “focusing on survivors so that they can rise and move forward.”.
UN: Finding Survivors in Sierra Leone Mudslide Unlikely Voice of America

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


UN News Centre

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

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South Sudan refugees in Uganda exceed one million; UN renews appeal for help - UN News Centre


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South Sudan refugees in Uganda exceed one million; UN renews appeal for help
UN News Centre
The Imvepi refugee camp in the Arua district, northern Uganda. Seen here are refugees waiting for additional profiling. They will then wait to be relocated to different zones within the camp. UN Photo/Mark Garten ...
One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, United Nations says The Indian Express
United Nations urges support for Uganda as country reaches 1 million South Sudanese refugees The National
1 million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says ABC News
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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)
France Diplomatie (press release)
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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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
UN News Centre
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.
Racism, Xenophobia Must Be Opposed In US, Everywhere: United Nations NDTV
In veiled criticism of Trump, UN chief says racism is 'poisoning our societies' Washington Post
UN experts say Charlottesville exemplifies rising racism in US Toronto Star
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