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1 "If it can happen to me, it can happen to anybody" - Interview with Kirk Bloodsworth.
( Interviews )
Kirk Bloodsworth, the first person exonerated from the death row by DNA evidence, talks about the death penalty based on his personal experience.
Created on 2015-11-05 23:20:41
2 13,000 Egyptian children crossed the Mediterranean alone last year
( Elections - GlobalPost )

Content by: GlobalPost

CAIRO, Egypt — More and more Egyptians are making the dangerous journey to Europe — just one part of a wave of migration from Africa that is only getting worse.

But what is especially

Created on 2015-05-11 16:03:18
3 6 endangered animals that poachers are hunting into extinction
( Africa - GlobalPost )

Do you want the bad news or the even worse news?

The bad news you probably already know: Cecil the lion, one of Zimbabwe’s best loved wild animals, was slain last

Created on 2015-07-30 19:41:42
4 A year ago the Islamic State took its first major city. And what a year it has been
( Conflict Zones - GlobalPost )

Content by: GlobalPost

Editor's note: This is Chatter, our morning rundown of what you need and want to know around the world. Fortunately for us all, you can have Chatter emailed to you every

Created on 2015-06-10 16:09:03
5 Access Afya joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to bring affordable healthcare to low-income Kenyans
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Nairobi - Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi’s slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment by Kenyan social enterprise Access Afya to the Business Call to Action (BCtA).

Created on 2015-05-08 17:02:07
6 Africa, Brazil team up to ensure the poor share in growth, can withstand crises
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Dakar, Senegal, 8 April 2015 - As momentum builds towards the adoption of the new global Sustainable Development Goals later this year, some13African countries and Brazil have come together to share experiences on social protection, focused on ensuring that Africa’s poor are not left behi...
Created on 2015-04-08 15:02:46
7 After disclosure of Bahamas tax haven data, UN rights experts urge governments to take action
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 October 2016 – In the wake of the recent disclosure of leaked Bahamas tax haven data, United Nations human rights experts today urged governments to work together on liquidating offshore tax avoidance and establishing tougher financial regulat...

Created on 2016-10-06 18:54:41
8 Americans just got a little bit of their freedom back
( World News - GlobalPost )

Editor's note: This is Chatter, our morning rundown of what you need and want to know around the world. Fortunately for us all, you can have Chatter emailed to you every

Created on 2015-06-01 16:04:51
9 Artist Tania Bruguera speaks out after Cuba arrest
( World News - GlobalPost )
 
Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera in Havana on Wednesday upon her released from a police station. (Adalberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera, detaine...

Created on 2015-01-02 15:40:00
10 As Colombian voters reject peace deal, Ban pledges UN support as country seeks way forward
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

3 October 2016 – In the wake of a referendum that defeated the peace accord signed by the President of Colombia and the country’s largest rebel group just days ago, United Nations Secretary-Gener...

Created on 2016-10-03 14:13:42
11 Better access to justice and services for people of Fiji
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Suva, Fiji – 20 April 2015 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Fiji and of Japan today launched the Fiji REACH Project to support the Fijian Government’s push to improve service delivery to disadvantaged populations, particularly for women, youth, minorities and comm...

Created on 2015-04-20 21:30:30
12 Brace yourselves, the UK Conservatives just won an outright majority
( World News - GlobalPost )

Editor's note: This is Chatter, our morning rundown of what you need and want to know around the world. Fortunately for us all, you can have Chatter emailed to you every

Created on 2015-05-08 13:02:28
13 Cambodia’s prime minister is refusing to pay a $5,000 bet he made on the Pacquiao fight
( World News - GlobalPost )

BANGKOK, Thailand — Somewhere in Cambodia, the prime minister’s bookie is having a rough week.

Hun Sen, the nation’s all-powerful strongman, is fuming over Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao’s loss to Floyd

Created on 2015-05-05 16:02:21
14 Carjackings are on the rise again in South Africa
( World News - GlobalPost )

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Carjacking, one of the most fearsome crimes, is on the rise again in South Africa.

It's a worrying trend for a country that has in recent years

Created on 2015-05-27 16:02:31
15 Chair of UN Development Group and Turkey Minister of Foreign Affairs jointly inaugurate new Istanbul regional hub
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

IstanbulThe United Nations and the Republic of Turkey today officially launched the new Istanbul Regional Hub which provides support to the countries and territories in which the UN Development Programme (UNDP) works in Europe and CIS.

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Created on 2015-04-23 14:03:08
16 Cinco de Mayo came early for Mexicans watching the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
( World News - GlobalPost )

MEXICO CITY — As the world braced to watch what was billed as the boxing fight of the century between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, a curious national anthem filled the MGM Grand in

Created on 2015-05-05 12:08:34
17 Clock ticking in Nepal as monsoon closes in
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Struggling rural communities risk being cut off by rains

Kathmandu – With the annual monsoon rains a month away, Nepalese communities already devastated following two recent major earthquakes are now facing a new challenge – isolation from desperately-nee...

Created on 2015-05-20 19:04:42
18 Colombian Government and FARC-EP request UN to authorize Mission to continue supporting ceasefire
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

7 October 2016 – The Colombian Government and the country’s largest rebel group announced today that they are willing to press ahead on the goals of the historic peace accord that was rejected by voters this past weekend, while the two sides a...

Created on 2016-10-07 19:49:48
19 Congo Republic burns its entire stockpile of seized ivory
( UNDP Stories )

Content by: United Nations Development Programme

 

Burning ceremony takes place a day before announcement of African strategy for tackling wildlife crime

Brazzaville - The Government of Congo today incinerated nearly five tons of poached ivory, fuelled by seized timber, in a strong demonstration of Africa’s opposition to wi...

Created on 2015-04-29 21:04:52
20 COP21: Youth Leaders Call for Limiting Global Temperature Rise to 1.5 Degrees Celsius "To Stay Alive"
( Cop21 Videos - Youtube )
Youth leaders from a number of the countries most at risk due to climate change rallied at the UN climate conference in Paris, urging governments to adopt an ambitious agreement to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050
Created on 2015-12-03 16:24:18

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