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Help "support and sustain" Palestine refugees, urges UN chief

Palestinian women at a UNRWA distribution centre in the Jaramana refugee camp, Damascus, Syria. Photo: UNRWA/Carole Alfarah

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) is in "dire need of resources" and help to "support and sustain" its work. That's according to UN chief Ban Ki-moon, speaking at…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Foreign terrorist fighters returning home constitute a "real risk"

Security Council meeting. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Foreign terrorist fighters returning home from Syria and Iraq radicalized and "battle-hardened" pose a "real risk" to the entire…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Attack against aid workers in Mali a "concerning" development

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An attack on a humanitarian convoy in north-east Mali which targeted aid workers has been described by the UN…

4 May 2016 / Listen /

Nuclear technique helps health professionals rapidly detect Zika

Mosquito prevention and control in Salto, Uruguay. Photo: PAHO

Medical professionals from Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa have been trained in a nuclear-derived technique that can quickly…

4 May 2016 / Listen /
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