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News in Brief 24 July 2017 (AM)

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Australia urged to end "offshore processing" of asylum seekers Australia is being urged by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filipo Grandi, to end "the harmful practice of offshore processing." Refugees arriving by…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 24 July 2017 (PM)

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  UN chief 'strongly condemns' terrorist attack in Pakistan UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned Monday's terrorist attack that took place in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore. In a statement issued through his…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /
Myanmar's Rohingya "terrified", says rights expert CAR authorities urged to investigate peacekeeper's death: UN Yemen's suspected cholera cases likely to double to over 600,000 UN chief calls for restraint by Israelis and Palestinians following recent violence
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Vital" that status quo is preserved for Jerusalem sites: UN Coordinator

Nickolay Mladenov. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

It is "vital" that the status quo for Jerusalem's holy sites is preserved, the UN Special Coordinator for the…

25 Jul 2017 / Listen /

West Mosul "a ghost city" devoid of all life: IOM

Civilians foraging near the Mosul University Presidency building, in the centre of the city, which bears the scars of fighting between Iraqi troops and ISIL militants. Photo: OCHA/ Themba Linden

Recently-liberated West Mosul has become "a ghost city" which is devoid of all life and urgently in need of…

25 Jul 2017 / Listen /

UN camp residents in South Sudan "feel safer" after weapons searches

UNPOL officer in South Sudan, Cynthia Anderson leads a team on a search of shelters in displaced persons camp in Juba. Photo: UNMISS/Daniel Dickinson

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to UN protection camps as a result of conflict in the country…

25 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Boosting "financial inclusion" for migrant cash is "a low-hanging fruit"

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Allowing families who receive cash from migrants working overseas access to reliable financial services, is "a low-hanging fruit" which…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Photojournalist partners with UN to chronicle refugee journeys

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From Lebanon to Greece, British Photographer Giles Duley has been capturing refugees' epic journeys of survival as they search…

24 Jul 2017 / Listen /
Multilingualism promotes respect: Zimbabwean student in China Tuvalu launches first early warning system in Pacific Countryside food producers suffering most from poverty Empowering young women to speak for themselves
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