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“Horrific” Boko Haram crimes in Nigeria

Refugees and returnees who have fled Boko Haram violence in Borno State, Nigeria, sheltering in Niger's Guesseré village on the border. IRIN File Photo/Anna Jefferys

More details of dreadful violence by Boko Haram fighters emerged on Wednesday at the UN where the organisation's human…

1 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Srebrenica genocide: Remember the victims, recommit to peace

In 1995, a government soldier reads out the names of soldiers who are confirmed survivors or escapees from the fallen city of Srebrenica. UNICEF/NYHQ1995-0553/LeMoyne

The 8,000 Muslim men and boys who were killed in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica in July 1995 have…

1 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Food prices expected to decline over next decade

Buying food at a market in São José, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: FAO/Giuseppe Bizzarri

Rising incomes and population growth in developing countries will spur increased demand for food over the next 10 years.…

1 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Heatwave warning system launched to tackle health threat

Clare Nullis. UN File Photo/ Jean-Marc Ferré

Killer heatwaves can catch governments by surprise, but that could be a thing of the past thanks to a…

1 Jul 2015 / Listen /

"Savage” atrocities committed on civilians in South Sudan

Joseph Contreras (left). UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Serious human rights abuses, including abductions and gang rape of women and girls have been committed by government forces…

30 Jun 2015 / Listen /
Mounting health risks facing children in Yemen Living history: staff member of UN anti-Apartheid radio unit retires Actor and environmentalist Robert Redford praises youth activism on climate change Scientists ponder role of bacteria in nutrition Water and sanitation "key" to eliminating cholera in Haiti Israel, Palestine react to Gaza probe US$2.3bn required to educate children in war-torn countries Education programme for 500,000 Palestinian refugee children under threat Dreams of people around the world celebrated in Rockwell drawing
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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 /

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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 /
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