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Updated On: Wednesday, 19 December 2018
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Prospect of negotiated peace in Afghanistan ‘never been more real’ – UN mission chief

Content by: UN News Centre Tadamichi Yamamoto said those developments included the appointment of a team to negotiate with the country’s former rulers, the Taliban, to end their long terrorist campaign, and the announcement of a peace advisory ...

First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes

Content by: UN News Centre The study, “Five Years of Conflict: The State of Cultural Heritage in the Ancient City of Aleppo,” was made possible thanks to the work of satellite imagery analysts from the UN Institute for Training and Research ...

UN agencies welcome green light for Rohingya projects in northern Myanmar; urge ‘more effective access’

Content by: UN News Centre Since late August 2017, more than 725,000 mainly-Muslim Rohingya have fled Rakhine state, across the border into southern Bangladesh, fleeing widespread and systematic ethnic violence. The “small-scale quick impact ...

UN calls for funds to ease ‘deteriorating’ humanitarian situation in Gaza and West Bank

Content by: UN News Centre Mr. McGoldrick’s comments were released as part of the 2019 Humanitarian Response Plan for the occupied Palestinian territory, which calls for $350 million to assist 1.4 million people, the maximum number of people that ...


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