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On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom

As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the spotlight on the need to safeguard religious freedom worldwide.

News in Brief 06 December 2017 (PM)

“No Plan B” for Middle East Peace Process: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General has reiterated his belief that there is “no alternative” to the two-State solution for Israelis and Palestinians.

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Time to repair “a world in pieces” and create peace: UN chief

“We are a world in pieces” that needs instead to become a “world at peace.”

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Countries support UN reform pledge

Reform of the United Nations took centre stage this Monday as 128 countries backed a pledge to reshape the global organization.

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News in Brief 31 March 2017 (PM)

UNHCR relieved shipwreck victims now safe

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News in Brief 7 March 2017 (PM)

UNHCR building more camps to accommodate Mosul displaced

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Spur African development by focusing on successes: UN chief

If Africa is to achieve sustainable development, then more emphasis should be placed on its successes, not crises, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told re

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News in Brief 1 February 2017 (AM)

Israeli settlement expansion could be “obstacle” to peace

The decision by the Israeli government to approve the building of more than 5,000 new housing units on land in the occupied West Bank, could be an “obstacle” to peace.

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