News in Brief

News in Brief 29 March 2018

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News in Brief 28 March 2018

  • 'Unrealistic expectations' are damaging UN peacekeeping: Guterres
  • Evacuation of Syrian civilians must be safe and voluntary: UN
  • Sahel is ‘a litmus test’ of UN reforms to avert crises: Amina Mohammed
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News in Brief 27 March 2018

  • Humanitarian chief: Over 1,700 killed in Syria's eastern Ghouta since ceasefire resolution
  • Yemen crisis leaves nearly 2 million children out of school: UNICEF
  • UNHCR urges Ukraine to take action on displaced, asylum seekers
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News in Brief 26 March 2018

  • Military escalation in Yemen “not the solution”: UN chief
  • UN “stepping up efforts” for civilians around Syria’s Afrin district
  • UNAMA chief condemns attack at sporting event in Afghanistan which killed at least 15
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News in Brief 23 March 2018

  • Syria conflict: UNICEF reports 17 children killed at school in Idlib
  • Artificial intelligence could be “more dangerous than the nuclear threat”: Geneva Director-General
  • WHO looking for leaders to stamp out TB by 2030
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News in Brief 22 March 2018

  • Water “is a matter of life and death”: UN chief
  • Attack on UN camp in Mali condemned by MINUSMA chief
  • UN deputy chief lauds “great potential” of Liberia to “achieve lasting stability”
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News in Brief 21 March 2018

  • No justification for deadly Afghanistan bombing: UNAMA chief
  • UN agriculture agency (FAO) appeals for $236 million to support drought-affected cattle farmers in Somalia
  • FAO urges investment in urban forests
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News in Brief 20 March 2018

  • UNICEF and UNHCR raise alarm as Syrian humanitarian crisis intensifies
  • OHCHR reports “extensive” rights violations during Turkey state of emergency
  • 16 migrants dead after boat capsizes in Mediterranean: IOM
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News in Brief 19 March 2018

  • DRC humanitarian needs double, UN relief chief tells Security Council
  • Excessive use of force against DRC protestors “unlawful”: UN report
  • Violence forces 10,000 to flee Ethiopia for Kenyan border town: UNHCR
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News in Brief 16 March 2018

  • OHCHRUNICEF: Fighting and food & water shortages leave thousands of Syrians at risk
  • Refugee figures approach total expected for the year: UNHCR
  • Meat product responsible for listeriosis outbreak in South Africa: WHO
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