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UN humanitarian chiefs condemn attacks on health facilities in Syria

Listen / UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos.

Three senior UN officials have issued a statement strongly condemning attacks on medical facilities in Syria, where over 60 per cent of hospitals have been damaged or are out of service. The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator and the heads of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children's Agency (UNICEF) say such attacks can [...]

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Secretary-General to attend official memorial service for Nelson Mandela

Listen / President Nelson Mandela addresses the 49th session of the General Assembly. (UN Photo/Evan Schneider).

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela. The service will be held on Tuesday and Mr. Ban will travel to South Africa from Paris, where he attended a two-day summit on peace and security in Africa which wrapped up over the weekend. Nelson Mandela, who [...]

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