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News in Brief 28 July 2016 (AM)

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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

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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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Forecast points to La Nina weather change

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

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

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

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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

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

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

"Historic racial targeting" in the US is "dangerous" for peaceful assembly

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The 'historic racial targeting by police' can be dangerous for citizens' rights to peacefully assemble in the United States.…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Football scores 2030 development goals through "peace and justice"

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

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Boko Haram crisis has "devastated" Lake Chad region's economy

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The security and humanitarian crisis brought on by the Boko Haram terrorist group across Africa's Lake Chad Basin has…

27 Jul 2016 / Listen /
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