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News in Brief 27 December 2018

  • UN chief calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive poll’ in Bangladesh
  • World Food Programme prepares to aid Indonesia tsunami survivors
  • WHO condemns armed attacks in Libyan hospital
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UN News goes inside Gaza’s biggest hospital

For this special edition of our Lid Is On podcast, the head of our UN News Arabic unit, Reem Abaza, reports from the Al-Shifa Hospital, where dozens of victims of violence are undergoing often years of treatment, in the face of cutbacks and funding crises.

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Fresh Yemen hospital attack raises risk of new cholera epidemic

A deadly attack on one of the last functioning hospitals in Yemen in the key port city of Hudaydah has put hundreds of thousands of people at risk and damaged efforts to prevent a third cholera epidemic in the war-torn country, top UN officials warned on Friday.

News In Brief 11 June 2018

  • UN spotlights ‘bottlenecks and barriers’ of financing the development agenda
  • ‘Highly explosive’ escalation of conflict across Syria’s Idlib, says top UN official
  • UN humanitarian official condemns Central African hospital attack as 'inhuman and unworthy'
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South Sudan female commander heads new hospital project

“Women are still a minority in most of the armed forces around the world; and in some ways, that is a privileged position.”.

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Cambodian peacekeepers treat South Sudan wounded

As a ceasefire in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, appears to be holding, doctors at a United Nations hospital there continue to treat people wounded during six days of clashes between rival forces.

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Syria human toll and suffering “sickening and obscene”: UN

The human toll and suffering in Syria is “sickening and obscene” in a senseless fight where there is nothing much to gain, a senior UN official has warned.

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Inquiry into fatal Afghan hospital strikes must be “impartial"

The UN has strongly condemned the airstrike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, which has left at least 22 people dead.

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