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Syria: UN envoy cautions against “spoilers” on eve of negotiations

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura takes questions at a press conference in Geneva prior to the Intra-Syrian negotiations. UN Photo/Violaine Martin

The countdown has begun to Intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva where UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura on Wednesday stressed the need to "outpace" those who wished to see the deliberations come to nothing.…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Syria: 5,000 civilians trapped by fighting in Al Bab town

In Madaya, Rural Damascus, children and their families wait for permissions to leave the besieged Syrian town. Photo: UNICEF/Omar Sanadiki

The UN has expressed "deep concern" over the fate of an estimated 5,000 civilians trapped by fighting in and…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 21 February 2017 (PM)

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Famine looms in Yemen, Nigeria, South Sudan and Somalia: UNICEF Close to 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk…

21 Feb 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 20 February 2016 (PM)

Children look over the wall on the roof of their house at clouds of smoke from oil wells which were set on fire by ISIL when they fled Qayyarah, a town south of Mosul. (file) Photo: UNICEF/Mackenzie

Aid agencies in Iraq brace for impact of western Mosul military campaign In the western part of the Iraqi…

20 Feb 2017 / Listen /
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