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News in Brief 26 April 2016 (PM)

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Return to South Sudan of country's First Vice President welcomed by UN The return to South Sudan and the swearing in of the country's First Vice President has been welcomed by the United…

26 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Number of dead in Ecuador earthquake likely to rise to 500: UN

A collapsed roadway following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the coast of Ecuador on 16 April 2016. Photo: WFP

Four hundred and eighty people have died in the Ecuador earthquake and the number is likely to rise to…

20 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Ecuador quake response under way to help "shattered" communities

Loading trucks with WFP food for the quake-stricken town of Pedernales in Ecuador. Photo: WFP Media

The extent of the damage caused by Ecuador's devastating earthquake is massive, UN agencies have announced, as the response…

19 Apr 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 11 April 2016 (PM)

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Egypt: Experts concerned about rights of civil society, trade unions The Egyptian government is being urged to take steps…

11 Apr 2016 / Listen /
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