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UN food agency delivers food to Gaza through Rafah crossing

Food distribution in Rafah, Gaza by the World Food Programme (WFP).  (file photo) UN Photo/Evan Schneider

For the first time since 2007 the UN food agency was on Wednesday able to send food into Gaza using the Rafah crossing from Egypt. Gaza has been under an Israeli blockade for…

27 Aug 2014 / Listen /

Conflict has displaced thousands in Libya, says UN envoy

Tarek Mitri, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The conflict in Libya has continued, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, according to the top UN envoy in the country. Mr. Tarek Mitri, the head of the UN Mission in…

27 Aug 2014 / Listen /
Record number of migrants die crossing the Mediterranean Sea South Sudan leaders urged to implement ceasefire agreement E-cigarettes use poses a threat to adolescents and pregnant mothers, says WHO Small developing islands to reach out to international community UNICEF mounts largest emergency supply operation in a single month Three dead in UN helicopter crash in South Sudan Militant groups in Iraq committing grave and horrific human rights violations Displaced people live in "very dire" conditions in South Sudan's Unity State Educating children in Gaza remains priority for UN agency
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UN Libya resolution expands arms embargo, calls for "immediate ceasefire"

Security Council Chamber.  UN Photo/Mark Garten

A resolution calling for all parties in Libya to agree on an immediate ceasefire and an end to the…

27 Aug 2014 / Listen /

Diversified economy key to development of SIDS

Milan Meetarbhan. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

A diversified economy is the key to future of small island developing states, according to Ambassador of Mauritius to…

27 Aug 2014 / Listen /

WFP food convoy crosses Rafah crossing into Gaza

Food distribution in Rafah, Gaza by the World Food Progrmme (WFP). UN Photo/Evan Schneider

A convoy of 18 trucks carrying food to Gaza crossed the Rafah crossing from Egypt for the first time…

27 Aug 2014 / Listen /

War crimes and crimes against humanity increase in Syria

Paulo Pinheiro, Chairman of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria.  UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

Mass atrocities by Government forces and non-State armed groups continue in Syria, causing immeasurable suffering to civilians, according to…

27 Aug 2014 / Listen /
Samoa prepares to welcome international community Health claims for E-cigarettes disputed by UN health body Urgent need for aid in Ukraine as shelling continues in Lugansk Displaced Iraqis share transit camp with Syrian refugees Justice lacking for victims of sexual violence in Bangladesh, says activist Ebola outbreak"very serious" in Sierra Leone Relief operation in northern Iraq in full swing: UNHCR UN humanitarian chief holds "positive" discussions in Ukraine An information and communication technology project helps people in Vanuatu Security Council "was designed to be a smoke detector not just a fire extinguisher": UK Saudi Arabia's $49 million donation helps to provide health care to Iraqis Spread of Ebola in West Africa remains a concern for UN Ebola threatens to create a food security crisis in West Africa Lebanon: A Tradition Yields New Opportunities São Tomé – Saved by Chocolate Fiji: the Organic Island
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Rock Hudson: The Open Door

American actor Rock Hudson tells the story of a reformed mental health institution in Bethlehem and the work of World Health Organization. Language: English Genre: Drama 1959 Duration: 4’28″…

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French actor and singer Maurice Chevalier tells the story of a young woman in a village in Haiti who is saved with…

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