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Syria: Nearly 600,000 living under siege

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Nearly 600,000 Syrians are living in besieged areas, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator told the Security Council on Friday. Stephen O'Brien said the numbers are "shocking," particularly in light of a cessation of hostilities…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

News in brief 27 May 2016 (PM)

Some of the food distributed to the drought-affected communities of Las Hastas and Los Achiotes in the town of Orocuina, Choluteca, Honduras. Photo: WFP/Hetze Tosta

  Central America: 3.5 million affected by worst drought in decades Four Central American countries are experiencing their worst…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

Resolve South China Sea dispute through peaceful dialogue: UN chief

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Asian countries disputing territory in the South China Sea are being urged by the UN Secretary-General to resolve their…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

UN Daily News 27 May 2016

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