News in Brief

News in Brief 31 December 2018

  • International cooperation leads to a winning world, says UN chief
  • ‘Stealing’ food from hungry Yemenis ‘must stop immediately’
  • Afghanistan’s new presidential elections set for July 2019
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3'46"

News in Brief 28 December 2018

  • UN experts censure Sudan for violence against peaceful protesters
  • Pledge to pay salaries of Yemen civil servants, welcomed by UN
  • 2018: Highest death toll since 2014, for the occupied Palestinian territory
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3'20"

News in Brief 27 December 2018

  • UN chief calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive poll’ in Bangladesh
  • World Food Programme prepares to aid Indonesia tsunami survivors
  • WHO condemns armed attacks in Libyan hospital
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2'48"

News in Brief 26 December 2018

  • UN mission condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan
  • Indonesia tsunami response
  • UN mission condemns terrorist attack in Libya
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3'17"

News in Brief 21 December 2018

  • Dozens of migrants dead and missing, adds to mounting toll off Spanish coast
  • Drought threatens millions in northeast Syria along with continued fighting
  • South Sudan Mission ‘strongly condemns’ assault and detention of ceasefire monitors
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2'49"

News in Brief 19 December 2018

  • Funding crunch forces UN to reduce food assistance in Palestine despite rising need
  • Tunnels from Lebanon to Israel constitute violation of Security Council resolution : senior UN official
  • Leadership ‘crucial’ to bringing migration pact to life: UN chief
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3'11"

News in Brief 18 December 2018

  • $2.7 billion appeal for South Sudan refugees - Africa’s largest displacement crisis
  • Vital humanitarian air service risks being grounded in Central African Republic
  • Migration ‘is a force for dignity’, says IOM on International Migrants Day
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3'41"

News in Brief 17 December 2018

  • UN calls for $350 million to aid vulnerable Palestinians
  • Tunnels under Israel-Lebanon ‘Blue Line’, violate Security Council resolution
  • Pioneering UN satellite survey raises hopes for restoration of ancient Aleppo
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3'21"

News in Brief 14 December 2018

  • Yemen ceasefire deal: ‘Potential’ now to restore humanitarian lifeline to millions
  • DRC pre-election violence must end, says UN Human Rights chief
  • Nicaraguan NGOs under risk from de-registration ruling – OHCHR
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4'4"

News in Brief 13 December 2018

  • Positive steps towards peace in Yemen, as Hudaydah ceasefire declared
  • Better care can rescue 30 million babies from death
  • Climate in Poland hostile for human rights defenders
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4'5"