News in Brief

News in Brief 27 March 2017 (PM)

Health situation in East Ghouta “deteriorating” warns UN health agency

The deteriorating health situation in Syria’s eastern Ghouta region in Rural Damascus, where more than 300 000 people are besieged, is a serious cause for concern.

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News in Brief 27 March 2017 (AM)

Still time to avert catastrophe in Yemen: UN humanitarian chief warns

A catastrophe can still be averted in Yemen, but without immediate funding, it will be too late, the Under-Secretary-General of Humanitarian Affairs has warned.

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News in Brief 24 March 2017 (PM)

Descendants of slaves have “made their mark” in every field: UN chief

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News in Brief 24 March 2017 – Geneva (AM)

Myanmar violations to face international inquiry

An international probe has been set up to investigate rights abuses against Muslim communities in Myanmar.

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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (PM)

Heavy fighting in south eastern CAR: UN mission

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News in Brief 23 March 2017 (AM)

“We are failing the children of Syria,” says UNICEF director

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News in Brief 22 March 2017 (PM)

UN “gravely concerned” at serious rights violations across Libya

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News in Brief 22 March 2017 (AM)

“Everyone can do their bit” to re-use more wastewater

Everyone around the world “can do their bit” to reduce and re-use wastewater.

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News in Brief 21 March 2017 (PM)

“Political solution” is only solution to South Sudan crisis

A “political solution” is the only solution to the conflict and humanitarian crisis that has befallen the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan.

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News in Brief 21 March 2017 (AM) – Geneva

UNHCR alarm over Cameroon forced returns to Nigeria

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