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Nigerian city under pressure as displacement soars due to Boko Haram

Displaced Nigerians wait in line for a meal. File Photo: OCHA

The north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri has more than doubled in size due to displacement caused by the extremist…

28 Nov 2015 / Listen /

"Tent" school opened in Lebanon for Syria refugees


Local public schools in Lebanon can accommodate only half of the 400,000 school-age Syrian refugee children in the country according to…

28 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Paris conference shows world "stands together" against terrorism


The up-coming climate change conference in Paris shows that the international community "stands together" against terrorism. That's according to…

27 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Calls for an end to conflict in CAR as the country prepares to welcome the Pope

IDPs in Kouango in the Central African Republic. UN Photo/Catianne Tijerina

As the Central African Republic prepares for the visit of Pope Francis to Bangui this weekend, the United Nations…

27 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Nuclear power can play important role in reducing climate change

Nuclear Plant. File Photo: IAEA

Nuclear power can play an important role in reversing climate change, but it's not the only solution according to…

27 Nov 2015 / Listen /
Change of tactics for Boko Haram following military push Malaria transmissions in Africa "fewest in history" as goal is met Addressing climate change will be more expensive if delayed Syria refugees in Lebanon caught in debt cycle 40 million youth in Sahel at risk of radicalization or migration Kosovo focuses on ending gender-based violence Violence against women a "global epidemic" Rising tensions follow restrictions on refugees at Balkan borders "Strong rallying call" issued against ISIL terrorists
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Peace on Earth

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