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News in Brief 30 October 2017 (PM)

“Innovative” action needed in support of the Sahel: UN chief

Failing to act in support of countries across the Sahel region and to tackle “the root causes of instability” could have serious consequences, the UN chief said on Monday.

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News in Brief 24 October 2017 (AM)

Fewer cases of polio in 2016 “than any other year in history”: WHO

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News in Brief 3 October 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Refugee agency seeks detail on “return” of Myanmar displaced

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News in Brief 19 September 2017 (PM)

DRC urged to protect refugees following deadly shooting

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are being urged to ensure better protection for refugees and asylum-seekers following a deadly shooting incident in the eastern part of the country.

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UNHCR to help thousands of displaced in war-torn DRC

Efforts are under way to help thousands of victims of conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where “nine out of ten villages” have been burned to the ground in some regions, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

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News in Brief 28 August 2017 (AM)

UN chief committed to fighting anti-Semitism which is “alive and well”

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UN and Africa: focus on human rights in Burundi, hunger in DRC and human trafficking in Libya

UN human rights experts concerned about situation in Burundi

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7.7 million people in DRC face “acute hunger” UN warns

Around 7.7 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) face acute hunger; a 30 per cent increase over the last year, two UN agencies warned this week.

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News in Brief 16 August 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns triple suicide bombings in Nigeria

A series of suicide bombings in northern Nigeria on Tuesday has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General.

At least 30 people were killed in the three attacks which occurred at a market and refugee camp in Borno State.

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News in Brief 15 August 2017 (PM)

UNHCR relocating scores of Congolese refugees in Angola

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