News in Brief

News in Brief 08 December 2017 (PM)

Countries have pledged $383 million dollars to support a UN fund that provides timely humanitarian aid during crises.

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News in Brief 8 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Aid resumes to Rohingya in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State

Food aid deliveries have resumed to thousands of people affected by violence in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, the UN said on Friday.

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News in Brief 07 December 2017 (PM)

Fuel “trickling in” but not enough to deliver aid to stricken Yemenis

Life-saving fuel is “trickling in” to Yemen once more following the partial lifting of a Saudi-led blockade, but it’s not enough to deliver vital aid to millions around the country.

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News in Brief 07 December 2017 (AM)

Famine conditions “likely” to return in parts of South Sudan next year

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News in Brief 06 December 2017 (PM)

“No Plan B” for Middle East Peace Process: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General has reiterated his belief that there is “no alternative” to the two-State solution for Israelis and Palestinians.

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News in Brief 06 December 2017 (AM)

Air pollution affecting 17 million babies, mostly in South Asia: UNICEF

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News in Brief 05 December 2017 (PM)

“Another big loss” as 14th peacekeeper this year is killed in CAR

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News in Brief 5 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Zeid: Myanmar refugee crisis may be genocide

Violence in Myanmar that has caused more than 625,000 people to flee to Bangladesh may amount to genocide, the UN human rights chief said on Tuesday.

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News in Brief 4 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Yemen: desperate families trapped by armed clashes, airstrikes

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News in Brief 01 December 2017 (PM)

Global HIV/AIDS response still “lagging behind” despite progress

Despite major progress on ending the AIDS epidemic, parts of the global response to battling the HIV virus are still “lagging behind”, the UN chief said on Friday.

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