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1 Armed Groups Still Control Telafar in Iraq
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

22 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — As military operations have commenced as of Sunday, 20 August, to retake the city of Telafar in northern Iraq from ISIL with thousands of civilians fleeing the city, UN humanitarian agencies remain concerned about the protection of Iraqi civilians.

Created on 2017-08-22 17:35:35
2 De Mistura Talks About Syria
( UN Development News )

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8 December 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — A UN Senior Advisor expressed his deep sense of frustration at obstacles that are put in front of the international community's efforts to save lives in Syria.

Created on 2017-12-08 16:03:25
3 Gaza Demonstration Reax
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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30 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said today Israel must ensure that its security forces do not resort to the use of excessive force, following the many deaths and injuries sustained by the Palestinians in Gaza over the past month.

Created on 2018-04-30 18:10:12
4 Geneva Conference Briefed on North Korea
( UN Main Bodies )

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1 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Conference on Disarmament in Geneva heard presentations on August 30 by military experts from the Republic of Korea, Japan and the United States on the dimensions of the threat that the nuclear and ballistic missile programs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) rep...

Created on 2017-09-01 21:35:36
5 Iran Juvenile Executions
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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20 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Noting a surge in the number of juvenile offenders being executed in Iran, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday urged Iran to abide by international law and immediately halt all executions of people sentenced to death for crimes committed when the...

Created on 2018-02-20 16:21:02
6 More Global Temperature Records
( UN Development News )

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16 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Global temperature records were broken yet again in May 2016, according to data released by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, which also reported that it was the hottest spring on record for the Northern Hemisphere. Above-average temperatures were especially pronounced in high ...

Created on 2016-06-17 20:24:50
7 Neymar becomes UN Goodwill Ambassador
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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16 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — At an event at the Palace des Nations in Geneva, Brazilian football superstar Neymar Jr. today (15 Aug) became the new ambassador of the non-governmental organisation Handicap International.

Created on 2017-08-16 17:34:41
8 Paycuts Proposed by UN Threaten Work in Geneva
( UN Main Bodies )

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30 May 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretariat is gearing itself for a rash of austerity measures and budgetary cuts, including downsizing peacekeeping operations and cuts in development aid, reproductive health and overseas travel.

Created on 2017-05-30 17:50:29
9 Refugees Sexual Violence
( UN Development News )

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12 February 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) expressed concern about asylum-seekers suffering from sexual harassment and violence in sub-standard reception centres on the Greek islands.

Created on 2018-02-12 15:42:11
10 Syrian Talks in Geneva Conclude
( UN Main Bodies )

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6 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — At the end of the fourth round of Intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said the “train” for resolving the six-year conflict was in the station with a warm engine but “just needs an accelerator” which is in the hand of those attending th...

Created on 2017-03-06 17:54:39
11 UN Condemns Hospital Attack in Yemen
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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16 August 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Repeating his call on all warring parties in Yemen to immediately cease hostilities, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the reported coalition airstrike on August 15 on a hospital in the town of Hajjah that killed 11 people.

Created on 2016-08-16 20:36:30
12 UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
( UN Agencies & Departments )

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19 June 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said “compliance with international law and ensuring its respect are not optional” adding that human rights violations were “not symptoms” of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rather “further fuel the cycle of violence ...

Created on 2017-06-19 21:51:35

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