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Significant cease-fire violations recorded in Ukraine

A reminder of the deadly destruction in the conflict in Mykolaivka in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. Photo: WFP/Abeer Etefa

Ukraine has witnessed the highest number of cease-fire violations in months, a chief monitor with Europe's Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) has told the UN Security Council. The conflict in eastern Ukraine…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /
Lifeline to millions of Syrians is at stake, says aid coordinator Burundi killings “are evidence of spiralling violence” "Moral, legal and political obligation" to help people fleeing war "End madness" of nuclear testing People in North Korea expected to have "borderline" food consumption Victims of Chernobyl nuclear accident remembered on 30th anniversary International community is "failing" Iraq Don't give in to "fear and anger"
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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…

29 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Recent attacks in Syria show "monstrous disregard" for civilians

Displaced Syrians receive UNICEF winter clothing kits. Photo: UNICEF/Aho Yousef

The latest violence in Syria reveals "a monstrous disregard for civilian lives" by all sides to the country's conflict,…

29 Apr 2016 / Listen /

South Sudan swears in transitional unity government

From left: Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, First Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan; President Salva Kiir; and James Wani Igga, Second Vice-President of the Republic of South Sudan. UN Photo/Isaac Billy

The formation of a transitional unity government in South Sudan should result in action to tackle the numerous issues…

29 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Health needs of women and children in conflict zones neglected


The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, a set of development targets agreed by world leaders last September at…

29 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Syria human toll and suffering "sickening and obscene": UN


The human toll and suffering in Syria is "sickening and obscene" in a senseless fight where there is nothing…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /
Asia-Pacific productivity “under threat and needs reform" Stress, the unseen and growing workplace hazard
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