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Secretary-General laments loss of life in Pakistan tanker explosion tragedy

Press conference from Geneva.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his condolences to the people and government of Pakistan following a deadly tanker truck explosion on Sunday. It is estimated that 150 people were killed and another 100…

25 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN ready to assist China following deadly mudslides

António Guterres. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferr√©

The United Nations has announced its readiness to support China in the wake of  deadly mudslides in Sichuan province on Saturday. At least 15 people were killed and scores are missing, according to…

24 Jun 2017 / Listen /
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Cyprus talks are "unique opportunity": UN negotiator


A fresh round of talks to decide the future of Cyprus will last "as long as it takes" but…

27 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Yemen's cholera epidemic may be levelling off, says WHO

A child with severe diarrhoea or cholera receives treatment at the Sab'een Hospital in Sana'a, Yemen,on 12 May 2017. © UNICEF/UN065873/Alzekri

The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has dropped for the first time as efforts continue to resist…

27 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Youth "essential" in push for nuclear weapon-free world

Lassina Zerbo. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Young people can help mobilize support for a nuclear weapon-free world by spreading the word through social media, according…

27 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Food festival in Europe showcases talented refugee chefs

Refugee Food Festival in Strasbourg in 2016.  © UNHCR / B. Loyseau

Refugee chefs from countries such as Afghanistan, Eritrea and Somalia are showcasing their culinary skills in restaurants across 13…

26 Jun 2017 / Listen /

UN-backed fish farm project unites Ugandans and refugees


The number of people who have fled their homes due to conflict, persecution and instability hit a record high…

24 Jun 2017 / Listen /
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt


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