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UN chief, top official, condemn Somalia blasts

Listen / United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré (file)

The UN Secretary-General has condemned deadly blasts in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which killed upwards of 250 people and injured hundreds more. The double car bombings occurred on Saturday in two different areas of the city. Dianne Penn reports. In a statement issued on Sunday, UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned the attacks and urged all [...]

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Modern slavery: the "dark underbelly" of globalization

Listen / Siddharth Kara, “Modern Slavery” with Ms. Simone Monasebian, Director of the New York Office, UNODC

No country is "immune" from the scourge of modern slavery and the path that many of its victims take "can often by very similar". That's the warning from Siddharth Kara, who was at UN Headquarters in New York recently, to launch his latest book on the issue, entitled "Modern Slavery: A Global Perspective". The senior [...]

15 Oct 2017 | Posted in Today's Features | Read More »

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