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News in Brief 28 July 2016 (AM)


Human rights experts call for end to police impunity in Kenya It is "high time to end police impunity in Kenya," a group of international human rights experts has charged, expressing concern over…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

UN chief deeply concerned about widespread arrests in Turkey


The UN Secretary-General said he trusts that the current "moment of uncertainty" in Turkey will be transformed into a "moment of unity." Ban Ki-moon's comments were made during a phone call on Wednesday…

27 Jul 2016 / Listen /
Return of foreign terrorist fighters poses "urgent challenge" Indonesia in spotlight over "imminent executions"
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Protected: "Only one out of 100 people are rescued" from human trafficking

Blue Heart Campaign. Image: UNODC

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29 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Latest drought will "hugely increase" hunger across Southern Africa

Widespread crop failure has exarcerbated chronic malnutrition in the Southern Africa region. Photo: FAO/Desmond Kwande

Southern Africa's latest drought will "hugely increase" the amount of food-insecurity suffered by millions across the region. That's the…

29 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Forecast points to La Niña weather change


Global weather patterns could be about to change if the La Niña phenomenon re-emerges, UN experts said Thursday. La Niña,…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Football scores 2030 development goals through "peace and justice"


The "values of sport" – particularly football – are a powerful force for helping promote the UN-led Sustainable Development…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

South Sudan Olympians say "being a refugee is only a status"


Five runners who fled South Sudan have been given the chance to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Hepatitis, a curable disease, claims more lives than AIDS


Hepatitis claims approximately 1.5 million lives each year more than the number of people who die from AIDS, according…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /
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