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News in Brief 01 November 2017 (AM)

“Staggering” violence against babies and children worldwide: UNICEF

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News in Brief 18 October 2017 (AM)

Intra-Palestinian agreement critical for “a sustainable peace”

The agreement between the Fatah-run Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, is “critical” for a lasting peace agreement between Palestine and Israel.

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News in Brief 16 October 2017 (PM)

Take “coordinated steps” to prevent violence over Kirkuk, urges UN chief

The Iraqi government and Kurdish authorities need to take “coordinated steps” to prevent violence across the governorate of Kirkuk, said the UN chief António Guterres on Monday.

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News in Brief 12 October 2017 (PM)

Libyan government urged to find alternatives to “horrific” detention centres

The Libyan government needs to establish alternatives to detention centres in the country, where human rights abuses of migrants and others have become “endemic”.

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News in Brief 28 September 2017 (PM)

Many “just a step away from starvation” around Lake Chad: UN relief chief

Many citizens of the countries that surround Africa’s Lake Chad are “just a step away from starvation” and in need of sustained international support.

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UN chief makes appeal for funding, and unity between Palestinians

UN chief António Guterres released emergency funds to help alleviate the suffering of people in Gaza on Wednesday, and appealed for unity between Palestinians.

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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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News in Brief 24 August 2017 (AM)

Europe: Refugee and migrant arrivals drop but dangers persist, says UNHCR

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News in Brief 22 August 2017 (AM)

Appeal for justice for ISIL’s women victims in Iraq

Authorities in Iraq are being urged to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by ISIL fighters receive care, protection and justice.

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News in Brief 11 August (AM) - Geneva

1.6 million displaced Ukrainians “struggle to find safety” amid ongoing hostilities

Parties to the conflict in Ukraine must respect the security of civilians, 1.6 million of whom are displaced and “struggle to find safety”, the UN said on Friday.

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