The Security Council is calling on the Sudanese authorities to investigate the killing of a peacekeeper serving with the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). The South African peacekeeper was killed and three colleagues wounded when unidentified armed men ambushed their convoy in North Darfur on Wednesday morning. The UNAMID peacekeepers were going to assess [...]
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1. Syrian refugees brace for harsh winter 2. Pakistan flood victims begin to receive humanitarian aid 3. IOM launches major Asian initiative launched for disaster risk reduction 4. UN Women : Girls around the world want their rights to be protected 5. ITU : Six billion mobile phone subscribers worldwide and still growing 6. World [...]
1. Security Council condemns shelling of Turkish town by Syria 2. IOM : Evacuation of migrant workers from Syria hit by lack of funds 3. UN calls for restraint following attack on Turkish town 4. Security Council condemns killing of peacekeepers in Darfur 5. UN deputy chief : More work needed on Millennium Development Goals [...]
1. IAEA chief calls for more action to prevent nuclear terrorism 2. Secretary-General : No military solution to DRC crisis 3. UNHCR : Nearly $500 million needed to help Syrian refugees 4. Security Council to hold high-level meeting on Middle East 5. World leaders speak on global issues Narrated and Produced by Zafar Qureshi Duration: [...]
A major shortfall in funding is threatening to stall global efforts to treat and prevent the spread of tuberculosis, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization says an additional US$ 4.4 billion is needed over the next three years to fund TB control measures including the research and development of new drugs. [...]