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News in Brief 20 October 2017 (PM)

Peacekeeper CAR in action

Peacekeepers wounded in Central African Republic  Two UN peacekeepers were wounded following clashes with so-called anti-Balaka fighters who attacked a town in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Thursday. The mainly-Christian armed group…

20 Oct 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 20 October 2017 (AM)

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WHO helps contain new outbreak of Ebola-like virus on Kenya-Uganda border The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was working with Ugandan authorities and other agencies to contain an outbreak of…

20 Oct 2017 / Listen /
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More Rohingya crisis funding vital "to keep pace with intensifying needs"

Rohingya families arrive at a UNHCR transit centre near the village of Anjuman Para, Cox's Bazar, south-east Bangladesh after spending four days stranded at the Myanmar border with some 6,800 refugees.  PHOTO:  © UNHCR/Roger Arnold

More Rohingya crisis funding vital "to keep pace with intensifying needs" More funding to "keep pace with intensifying needs"…

23 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Protecting culture, promotes peace and security: UNESCO

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The rise in terrorism is posing a challenge to global efforts to safeguard cultural heritage and identity. That's according…

23 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Emergency animal health campaign launched around Mosul

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A lesser-known casualty of the brutal fighting to liberate Mosul from Daesh, or ISIL extremists, has been livestock around…

23 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Climate change not all "doom and gloom:" Singer Ellie Goulding at UN

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British singer Ellie Goulding has opened up about her passion for combating climate change: from creating a sustainable bracelet…

20 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Myanmar children facing "hell on earth"

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A major alert has been issued for hundreds of thousands of Myanmar youngsters who've been forced to seek shelter…

19 Oct 2017 / Listen /
International support "a silver lining" after Somalia bombing HIV, AIDS treatment at "tipping point" for first time: UNAIDS chief Immediate investment needed for violence-free world by 2030 FAO and partners battle new banana disease strain "Personality politics" driving conflict in South Sudan must end Reproductive health inextricably linked to inequality: UNFPA
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