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UN CALLING ASIA: Syrian refugees share bread with displaced Iraqis

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Among the thousands of Syrian refugees who were forced by the conflict to flee their country to Iraq a year ago is a former grocery store owner, Shareef.  In Iraq, Shareef has opened…

16 Oct 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Indigenous communities "oldest conservationists"

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Indigenous people are the oldest conservationists in the world, according to a consortium of indigenous groups known by the…

9 Oct 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: The Rise of Shadow Banking in China

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The shadow banking sector has surged in China over recent years according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The…

3 Oct 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: Cost of climate change “unbearable”: UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.  UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The human, environmental and financial cost of climate change is becoming increasingly unbearable, the UN Secretary-General told world leaders…

25 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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