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Attacking a nuclear plant ‘suicidal,’ UN chief tells journalists in Japan

UN Secretary-General António Guterres condemned a recent attack on a nuclear power station in southern Ukraine during a meeting in Tokyo on Monday with the Japan National Press Club.

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Dekha Dewandana carries his guest suitcase at Esa di Kubu Homestay in Sudaji Village, Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia.
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Dekha Dewandana carries his guest suitcase at Esa di Kubu Homestay in Sudaji Village, Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia.

First Person: Surviving Bali’s COVID tourism crash

Economic DevelopmentDekha Dewandana ran a thriving ‘homestay’ tourism property in Bali, and received UN-supported training which has helped him to maintain a high standard of hospitality. When COVID-19 hit Indonesia, his business was pushed to the verge of collapse and, after a bruising two-year period, it’s now slowly recovering.

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Munni was married at age 14, but after her husband left when she became pregnant, the Bangladeshi girl was sold to a brothel by a man who offered to find her a job.
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Photo story: No country untouched by human trafficking

Every country in the world is affected by human trafficking, whether as a country of origin, transit, or destination for victims. The vast majority of those trafficking women and girls do so for purposes of sexual exploitation.

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Nuclear-free world is possible, test-ban treaty chief says

Peace and Security Nuclear weapons will continue to pose a risk to humanity unless countries fully adhere to the treaty that prohibits their testing, a senior UN official said at a press conference in New York on Friday. 

Central African girls aged 12-18 years in Sam-Ouandja, Haute-Kotto prefecture.
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Central African Republic: Militias spreading ‘terror, insecurity’, must lay down arms

Peace and Security Armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) must lay down their arms and engage in political dialogue, a UN-appointed independent human rights expert said on Friday, urging the international community to strengthen efforts to restore State authority and end impunity there.