News in Brief

News in Brief 28 November 2018

  • Negotiated two-State solution still “the only option” for Palestine: Guterres
  • Malaria control campaign launched to save lives and fight Ebola in the Congo
  • UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria pushes for answers to detained and missing persons
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3'24"

News in Brief 27 November 2018

  • Afghan people ‘hunger’ for peace
  • World Food Programme warns of reduced Hudaydah port operations
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2'55"

News in Brief 26 November 2018

  • Take-home pay growing at lowest level since 2008, as gender-gap persists: UN labour agency
  • Iraq plan to eliminate violence against women
  • First-Ever multi-drug Ebola trial underway in Democratic Republic of the Congo
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3'45"

News in Brief 23 November 2018

  • Afghanistan “one step from famine”
  • Guatemala conviction welcomed of Dos Erres massacre perpetrator
  • 200,000 Cox’s Bazar households to make clean fuel switch
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4'27"

News in Brief 21 November 2018

  • Central African Republic: UN warns that more than six in 10 people now need urgent humanitarian assistance
  • Future of climate change hinges on contributions by youth – UN deputy chief in China
  • After decade of progress, rural areas of Latin America, Caribbean slide back into poverty – UN report
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3'3"

News in Brief 20 November 2018

  • Cameroon violence condemned by UN human rights office in appeal for dialogue to address grievances
  • Support for landmine clearance growing but casualties remain high: monitor
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5'37"

News in Brief 19 November 2018

  • Malaria report shows rise in new cases
  • If any side fails, every side fails – UN envoy for Middle East Peace Process
  • UN chief marks violence against women campaign at UN HQ ceremony
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3'15"

News in Brief 16 November 2018

  • UNICEF adds voice to concerns over Rohingya return to Myanmar
  • Afghanistan alert – widespread drought affects 3.5m people
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3'44"

News in Brief 15 November 2018

  • Strong, coordinated measures needed to stem terrorism in Sahel
  • Yemen: The worst humanitarian crisis on earth
  • Plunging temperatures in Ukraine underscore need for humanitarian support
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4'14"

News in Brief 14 November 2018

  • UN ‘deeply concerned’ over hostilities in north-west Syria
  • Over 1,000 families displaced following increased fighting in Afghanistan
  • World Diabetes Day
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