News in Brief

News in Brief 31 July 2017 (PM)

Suicide attack against Iraqi embassy in Afghanistan condemned

An attack on the Iraqi embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, was condemned by the UN Mission in the country (UNAMA) on Monday.

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News in Brief 31 July 2017 (AM)

Mobile broadband internet subscriptions “set to hit 4.3 billion”

Mobile broadband internet subscribers are expected to reach 4.3 billion by the end of this year, according to the UN’s agency for information and communication technologies, the ITU.

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News in Brief 28 July 2017 (PM)

CAR risks reaching “tipping point,” says UN peacekeeping chief

The Central African Republic (CAR) could rapidly reach a “tipping point” because of the increased intensity of attacks against civilians and peacekeepers.

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News in Brief 28 July 2017 (AM) - Geneva

Syria reaches "low point" on aid deliveries: OCHA

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News in Brief 27 July 2017 (AM)

UN chief hails parties for defusing crisis in Old City of Jerusalem

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the news that the crisis in the Old City of Jerusalem has been defused, in line with the status quo at the holy sites before 14 July.

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News in Brief 27 July 2017 (PM)

DRC needs to do more to end violence against women, says UN deputy chief

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News in Brief 26 July 2017 (PM)

UN Envoy calls for dialogue between Burundi government and opposition

It is imperative that the Government of Burundi agree to an inclusive dialogue with the opposition.

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News in Brief 26 July 2017 (AM)

UN appeals for funding to assist vulnerable people in north-east Nigeria

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News in Brief 25 July 2017 (PM)

UN deputy chief praises DRC for progress on issue of sexual violence

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News in Brief 25 July 2017 (AM) – Geneva

One in two African children on the move do not want to go to Europe: UNICEF

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