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Remaining FARC-EP rebels lay down their weapons: UN

Last of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army) arrive to the Veredales zones. Credit: UN Mission in Colombia

The remaining 300 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces or FARC-EP rebels have arrived at the Agua Bonita transition site in central Colombia, to lay down their arms. That's according to the UN…

20 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Minute of silence observed at UN to honour late Russian Ambassador

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Members of the UN General Assembly observed a minute of silence following the sudden death of the Russian Permanent Representative to the UN. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin passed away on Monday, a day before…

20 Feb 2017 / Listen /
Lack of decent jobs driving people's worries, feeding uncertainties: ILO CAR armed groups urged to end hostilities Sustainable development important to conflict prevention: UN Secretary-General UN chief: Germany a symbol of tolerance and hospitality Agencies call for urgent action to address Somalia drought Human rights violators in South Sudan must face consequences
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FAO report outlines multiple challenges to future food security

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Increased pressures on natural resources, rising inequality and the effects of climate change are placing global food security "in…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Nearly half a million children "at high risk of death" in Yemen: UNICEF

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More than 460,000 children in Yemen are "at high risk of death" due to severe and acute malnutrition, according…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Syrian refugee family gets new life in US

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A Syrian refugee who recently moved to the US with the help of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, wants…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Road safety film festival lifts curtain on global scourge

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Road accidents are a global pandemic that more countries around the world could help to eradicate through the power…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Security Council holds debate on maintaining peace in Europe

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Resolving existing conflicts in Europe and preventing tensions from escalating into new crises is essential to stability and cooperation…

21 Feb 2017 / Listen /
Repressing mother languages "playing with fire": UN language expert "Harmful social norms" make Pacific women more vulnerable to disaster The power of bearing witness: how rape became an act of genocide Security fears hamper South Sudan famine aid effort South Sudan: Access to famine areas essential, says FAO Decent job opportunities "crucial" to tackling rural migration Meth use in Aghanistan "has potential" to become more severe
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