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UN helicopter makes emergency landing in Sudan

WFP delivering food assistance.  Copyright: WFP/George Fominyen

Efforts are under way to secure the release of six crew members of a UN food agency's helicopter who…

29 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Climate change endangers potatoes in Bolivia

Harvesting potatoes in Bolivia.  (IFAD video capture)

The cultivation of potatoes, the staple food in Bolivia, is in danger as a result of climate change, according…

29 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Civilians continue to be in line of fire in Syria

Security Council Chamber.  UN Photo/Mark Garten

The call to end indiscriminate employment of weapons in populated areas of Syria has continued to be ignored, according…

28 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Holocaust victims remembered at UN

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Racism and discrimination at any level should not be tolerated because it can be a foundation for atrocities. That's…

28 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Holocaust survivor recalls her ordeal

Jona Laks, Holocaust survivor.  (video capture)

The atrocities committed by the Nazis during the Second World War were revisited on Tuesday as the UN observed…

28 Jan 2015 / Listen /
Investigation underway on death of UN peacekeeper in Lebanon Promoting tolerance can help prevent similar Holocaust atrocities "Intensify surveillance" to beat Ebola says new health chief Farmers in Malawi in urgent need of help after heavy flooding Child soldiers in South Sudan released from army Gas car supporters manoeuvre into global energy debate El Salvador promotes human rights for LGBTI community Civilians in Ukraine recovering after rocket attack Stability maintained across Israel/Lebanon "Blue Line"
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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 /
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