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Syria envoy "cautious" for re-launch of cessation of hostilities

Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

The UN official overseeing peace talks on Syria has expressed his "cautious" hope for the re-launch of a cessation of hostilities in the war-ravaged country. Staffan de Mistura briefed journalists in Moscow on…

3 May 2016 / Listen /
Time to implement SDGs: UN chief Commitment to action goal of first World Humanitarian Summit Solidarity emphasized during Nepal mission People with albinism face "extinction" in Malawi Chemical weapons re-emerge as "tool of war" International Jazz Day celebrates music's "universal message of peace" Significant cease-fire violations recorded in Ukraine Lifeline to millions of Syrians is at stake, says aid coordinator
Today's Features

Fears over eastern Aleppo becoming new besieged zone


Continued fighting in Aleppo has created new no-go areas and risks turning part of the Syrian city into a…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Foreign terrorist fighters returning home constitute a "real risk"

Security Council meeting. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Foreign terrorist fighters returning home from Syria and Iraq radicalized and "battle-hardened" pose a "real risk" to the entire…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Attack against aid workers in Mali a "concerning" development


An attack on a humanitarian convoy in north-east Mali which targeted aid workers has been described by the UN…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Nuclear technique helps health professionals rapidly detect Zika

Mosquito prevention and control in Salto, Uruguay. Photo: PAHO

Medical professionals from Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa have been trained in a nuclear-derived technique that can quickly…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Hunting an indicted war criminal in the former Yugoslavia: The Lid is On podcast

Slavko Dokmanovic (left, in white shirt) is read his rights by Vladimir Dzuro (right, in white shirt). File Photo (1997): Col. David Jones, US Army

Two United Nations policemen have been talking about the "horror stories" they heard from the families of victims of…

3 May 2016 / Listen /
"Direct attacks" against medical staff and patients "must end" Journalist jailed in Azerbaijan wins press freedom prize
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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