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New round of Libya peace talks begins

Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Léon (10th from left) with delegates after the meeting of Libyan parties at UN Headquarters in Geneva. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Fresh talks began Monday at the UN in Geneva to find a solution to the ongoing political and military crisis in Libya. The new round of negotiations with Libyan delegations follows an initial…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Accountability "key" to achieve post-2015 sustainable development targets

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The emphasis placed on accountability regarding the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs should be strengthened, UN human rights…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Hunger kills more people than conflicts, terrorism

In Swaziland, a project by FAO, the Government and the European Union is promoting good agricultural practices to help smallholder farmers increase their yields. Photo: FAO/Rodger Bosch

Hunger kills more people nowadays than conflicts, including terrorism, the Director-General for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Liberia "very close” to zero Ebola cases

Ebola Treatment Unit MoD in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: UNMEER/Christopher Bailey

Authorities in Liberia believe they're "very close" to eradicating Ebola and repairing the damage done to the economy, it's…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /
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