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Gaza: UN strongly condemns bombing of shelter, calls it "unjustifiable"

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson.  UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The bombing of a UN shelter in Gaza has been met with "shock and dismay", the Deputy-Secretary General told reporters on Wednesday. Sixteen civilians were killed in Tuesday night's attack, including several children.…

30 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Kenyans have right to safe water and sanitation, says UN expert

Catarina de Albuquerque. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Kenyans have a right to safe water and sanitation and existing water laws need to become reality, an independent…

30 Jul 2014 / Listen /

Nicaragua wind power can curb tons of emissions each year: Ban

UN Photo/Mark Garten

Nicaragua is being hailed by the Secretary-General for its "forward-looking" energy policy during an official visit to the Central…

30 Jul 2014 / Listen /

UN humanitarian chief appalled by attacks on UN and other school in Gaza

Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.  UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Appalled by the attacks on UN offices and schools in Gaza, the UN humanitarian chief has called on the…

30 Jul 2014 / Listen /
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