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UN condemns "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attacks in Egypt

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The "heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks" that took place in Egypt on Sunday have been strongly condemned by the UN. Bombs exploded in two Orthodox churches in Tanta and Alexandria during Palm Sunday services, killing 41 people and injuring over 100 others. Islamist militants, also known as ISIL or Da'esh, claimed responsibility for the incident, [...]

9 Apr 2017 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Sustainable energy “underpins” global development agenda: UNECE

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Both the developing and the developed world have "a lot of work to do," to create a sustainable energy future, a UN energy expert has said. Scott Foster is the director of the Sustainable Energy Division at the Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). He was at UN Headquarters for a panel discussion on the role [...]

9 Apr 2017 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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