News in Brief

News in Brief 26 November 2020

- Nearly 150,000 more deaths from AIDS because of COVID-19
- WHO chief Tedros urges people to be more active “to add years to life and life to years”
- AI may increase bias in racial profiling by law enforcement officials

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News in Brief 23 November 2020

  • CO2 levels hit new high despite COVID lockdowns 
  • Yemen inches towards famine: UNICEF 
  • Do more to protect Afghan civilians, Bachelet tells armed actors 
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News in Brief 20 November 2020

  • WHO advises against remdesivir use
  • Humanitarian fallout continues in Ethiopia's Tigray
  • Unlawful killings in Syria's Idlib
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News in Brief 19 November 2020

  • Refugee resettlement numbers are lowest in two decades: UNHCR 
  • Whole generation of children at risk from impact of COVID, says UNICEF  
  • Probe call for ‘excessive’ violence used against Belarus demonstrators 
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News in Brief 18 November 2020

  • Cold chain Ebola vaccine expertise will help Africa beat COVID: WHO 
  • Ethiopians affected by Tigray crisis need access to clean water, food: UN 
  • Iraq urged to halt new executions of terror suspects, compounding injustice: Bachelet
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News in Brief 17 November 2020

  • ‘Potentially catastrophic’ impact in Central America from new hurricane: UN 
  •  ‘Full-scale crisis’ unfolding on Ethiopia’s border with Sudan: UNHCR 
  • Civilians Continue to Flee Insecurity in Cabo Delgado Mozambique 
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News in Brief 16 November 2020

  • Israel should reverse new West Bank settlement expansion plans: UN’s Mladenov 
  • Defending people’s rights in Cambodia is not a crime, says UN Special Rapporteur 
  • ‘World’s biggest trading bloc’ will create a manufacturing powerhouse: UN trade agency 
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News in Brief 13 November 2020

  • Reported Ethiopia massacre: UN rights chief warns of spiralling situation 
  • Aid response ramps up for hurricane Eta victims in Central America 
  • Mozambique Cabo Delgado situation is ‘desperate’, warns Bachelet 
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News in Brief 12 November 2020

  • Neglected tropical diseases: Countries endorse new targets to eradicate 20 killers 
  • Landmine toll still high amid concerns over COVID-19 impact 
  • Philippines hit by sixth major storm in five weeks 
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News in Brief 11 November 2020

  • Social media firms urged to help end trafficking amid pandemic 
  • More support needed for stateless, powerless against COVID
  • Brutal Mozambique killings must be investigated: Guterres
  • Deputy UN chief visits displaced in wartorn NE Nigeria
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