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News in brief 27 April (AM)

Samar Khel camp, near Jalalabad, where Afghans displaced by war have taken shelter Photo: Bilal Sarwary/IRIN

  More than 2,000 Afghan civilians killed or injured in first quarter of 2017 A total of 2,181 Afghan civilians were killed or injured in the first quarter of this year, according to…

27 Apr 2017 / Listen /

News in brief 26 April (PM)

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry called China's patent application record "extraordinary". Photo: WIPO/Emmanuel Berrod

  Innovation turns problems into progress, UN says on World IP Day Innovation is making our lives healthier, safer,…

26 Apr 2017 / Listen /

News in brief 26 April (AM)

A health worker prepares to administer a vaccine to a child at a mobile vaccination unit, in Svay Pak village, an urban poor community in Rossey Keo district, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: UNICEF/Llaurado

  UNICEF reaches almost half of world's children with life-saving vaccines The UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, has managed to…

26 Apr 2017 / Listen /

News in brief 25 April (PM)

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"Undernutrition", obesity costing Latin America billions: WFP The combined impact of not eating enough healthy food and obesity, also…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /
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