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Zimbabwean men learning that women can be breadwinners

Men in Zimbabwe are learning that women can be family breadwinners. UN Photo.

Men in Zimbabwe are learning that women can be family breadwinners; that's according to a community-based organization working on…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /

"Shadow banking" needs regulation, says a financial expert

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Non-bank lending or "shadow banks" continues to happen without sufficient regulations, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At…

1 Apr 2015 / Listen /

"Savagery" of Syria crisis continues as donors meet

A Syrian refugee family in southern Turkey, where more than 20,000 people have fled to so far in early 2014 to escape fighting. UNHCR Photo

International donors are being urged at a meeting in Kuwait to contribute funds to support humanitarian work to deal…

31 Mar 2015 / Listen /

FAO appeals for US$121 million to support livelihoods in Syria

A Syrian Kurdish boy from Mile Village, Kobani, holds a goat near the Syrian border, after shepherds crossed into Turkey with their animals. FAO@PHOTO

Approximately 9.8 million people in Syria need assistance to prevent food insecurity as the conflict continues in the country,…

31 Mar 2015 / Listen /

Refugee "push-back" deaths prompt Bulgaria probe call

Ethnic Yezidis have had to flee persecution in Iraq. Photo: UNHCR/N.Colt

The deaths of two Iraqi men who were refused entry to Bulgaria and then assaulted has prompted calls for…

31 Mar 2015 / Listen /
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Peace on Earth

Actor Charles Boyer discusses the cruelties of war, highlighting the urgency for peace in troubled areas such as Korea, India, Iraq, Germany and Syria, and giving a voice to soldiers…

24 Dec 2014 / Listen /

1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving

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The United Nations celebrates the 1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving, marking the first time every country in the General Assembly unanimously voted…

4 Nov 2014 / Listen /
The War on Flu