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"Uninterrupted" flow of material needed to rebuild Gaza say UN agencies

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An "uninterrupted and predictable" flow of material is needed to address humanitarian needs and rebuild Gaza. That's according to the heads of sixteen UN agencies in Palestine, in a report released two years…

26 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Gabonese need to "exercise their civic duty" in presidential vote: UN chief

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The people of Gabon need to "exercise their civic duty" when they go to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president. That's the message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in a…

26 Aug 2016 / Listen /
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Anti-poverty policies fail due to "inadequate understanding" of poor

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Anti-poverty policies often fail because of an inadequate understanding of the decisions poor people make. That's the view of…

27 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Countering young violent extremists: one ex-jihadist talks to The Lid Is On

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The "virulent spread" of violent extremism is posing a "direct assault" on the UN Charter and human rights around…

26 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Darayya evacuation should be safe and "voluntary": UN

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It's imperative that people of the besieged Syrian town of Darayya are protected in any evacuation that takes place…

26 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Women “have right” to wear controversial burkini bathing suit

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Women should have the right to choose to wear a controversial bathing suit known as the burkini without coercion…

26 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Burundi: Expert alarmed by "unacceptable" comments about Rwanda genocide

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Recent comments by a prominent politician in Burundi stating that the 1994 Rwanda genocide was a "fabrication of the…

26 Aug 2016 / Listen /
Increased competition for water resources may lead to conflict Climate change "major" cause of displacement in Mexico: UN expert
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