Central African Republic

News in Brief 12 may 2017 - (PM)

Missing peacekeeper in the Central African Republic found dead

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UN releases new funding to support critical aid operations in Central African Republic

Against the backdrop of a continuingly complex humanitarian scenario in the Central African Republic (CAR) – marked by multiplication of hotspots, increased displacement and growing needs – the head of United Nations humanitarian operations in the country today released $9 million for the most urgent and critical relief operations.

UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, migrants and CAR

“Tragic milestone”: 1 in 5 South Sudanese children now a refugee, UNICEF

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News in Brief 10 May 2017 – (AM)

UN chief urges investigation into deadly peacekeeper ambush in CAR

The UN Secretary-General has called for an investigation into Monday’s deadly attack on peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR).

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Central African Republic: UN Mission condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) has strongly condemned yesterday’s attack on one of its convoys in the country’s south that killed one Cambodian peacekeeper.

“Cowardly” attack against UN peacekeepers in CAR condemned

The “cowardly” attack against UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been strongly condemned by the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the country, Parfait Onyanga-Anyanga.

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Mother tells UN Coordinator in CAR: “we don’t want to cry anymore”

One mother in the Central African Republic (CAR) has told the newly-appointed UN Humanitarian Coordinator there of her one simple hope that “we don’t want to cry anymore.”

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News in Brief 2 May 2017 (PM)

Nuclear science and technology playing “significant role” in development

Expanding membership of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shows a “growing appreciation of the immense value” of nuclear science and technology.

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News in brief 28 April (AM)

 Arkansas executions “deeply troubling” says UN human rights office

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News in Brief 11 April 2017 (PM)

“At least a dozen attacks” by Somali extremists in 10 days, condemned by UN

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