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UN chief concerned about hostilities in Darfur

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Latest hostilities in Sudan’s volatile Darfur region are generating serious concern internationally. UN Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon has called on all parties involved in the Darfur conflict to establish an immediate cease-fire.

UN Radio’s Donn Bobb reports…

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Ban calls for a free market revolution for global sustainability

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UN Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon has called for a revolution in development thinking and action, to lift people out of poverty while protecting the earth and ecosystems that support economic growth. The Secretary-General was speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

UN Radio’s Donn Bobb reports…

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UNAIDS condemns killing of Ugandan gay activist

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has expressed grave concern over the killing of David Kato, a prominent gay activist and human rights defender in Uganda.

Donn Bobb reports for UN Radio…

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UN Radio News 28 January 2011

News and features from United Nations Radio.

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Ivorian women and children continue to flee into Liberia

An estimated 25,000 people from Cote d’Ivoire have crossed into neighbouring Liberia, and more than 600 continue to arrive every day, according to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. The majority are women and children, and are now living in already crowded and impoverished villages. Côte d’Ivoire, the world’s biggest cocoa producer, has been in turmoil [...]

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United Nations and African Union to meet over Côte d’Ivoire crisis

The lack of consensus among African leaders on how to resolve the political crisis in Côte d'Ivoire is worrying, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

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UN Human Rights Chief urges government restraint in Egypt protests

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has urged the Egyptian government to respect the country's legislation and international human rights law, in its response to anti-government protesters.

Donn Bobb reports for UN Radio…

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UN calls for restraint amid protests in North Africa

Ban Ki-moon

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging leaders in Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen to exercise restraint and prevent further violence.

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Pakistan flood victims still need assistance

Pakistan flood victims on the move

Six months after floods hit vast regions of Pakistan, the emergency remains far from over and millions are still in need of humanitarian aid, according United Nations agencies.

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Cholera Outbreak in Côte d'Ivoire

A cholera outbreak in Côte d'Ivoire’s capital Abidjan has claimed seven lives, according to the UN Children's agency UNICEF.

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