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Countries urged to use international database of stolen travel documents

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Countries around the world are being urged to use an international database of stolen travel documents as a way to counter terrorism. INTERPOL, the international police organization which manages the database, says that around 400 million individuals travel around the world on documents that are stolen or reported lost. It's warning that they may be [...]

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South Sudan's "wounded heroes" supported by women's group

Listen / Members of the different branches of the military forces of the Republic of South Sudan. UN Photo/Paul Banks

Women in South Sudan are recognizing the sacrifices made by government soldiers by donating food and other supplies to the men who they describe as "wounded heroes." A group of women from Agar Community in Lakes State made the donation to over 1300 soldiers being treated at a hospital in Juba, saying they want to [...]

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"Sense of belonging" nurtured at UN Inter-Agency Games

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Whatever time of the day, somewhere in the world there will be a UN staff member or peacekeeper hard at work……but the UN family also does get the opportunity to play. The annual United Nations Inter-Agency Games is the organization's very-own Olympic Games, although participants from across the world are competing not under their national [...]

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