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Situation in Syria complex, peace talks will take time, says Brahimi

Listen / The Baba Amro neighbourhood in Homs, Syria. [UN Photo/Atiqul Hassan]

The Syrian government has agreed to allow women and children to leave the besieged city of Homs, according to the joint UN and Arab League Special Envoy Lakdhar Brahimi. Speaking at the end of the second day of face to face meetings in Geneva, Mr Brahimi said the Syrian government has requested to vet all [...]

26 Jan 2014 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Keeping childbirth safe in the wake of natural disaster

Listen / Pregnant Filipina displaced by Typhoon Haiyan

Approximately 200,000 pregnant women and girls were among the millions of people displaced by Typhoon Haiyan, the storm that flattened parts of the Philippines just over two months ago. As recovery efforts persist, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is providing doctors and health centres with supplies and equipment to assist these women. UNFPA's William Ryan [...]

26 Jan 2014 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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