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Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council resolutions on CAR and Somalia, ICC to probe crimes against Rohingya, Tolerance Day, Americas migrant deaths, Ebola

A recap of Friday’s main stories: The Security Council adopts resolutions on Central African Republic and Somalia: ICC to investigate crimes against Rohingya; UNESCO marks International Day for Tolerance; rise in migrant deaths in the Americas, and encouraging news on Ebola in the DRC.

‘Terminator’ warlord Bosco Ntaganda sentenced to 30 years in prison for DR Congo atrocities

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday handed down a maximum 30-year prison sentence for mass murder and numerous other atrocities, to Bosco Ntaganda, the heaviest sanction yet imposed by judges at The Hague, in the Netherlands.

News in Brief 07 March 2018

  • UN rights chief repeats call for ICC to take up Syria
  • Transform food systems in Latin America and Caribbean to fight obesity: FAO
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News in Brief 14 June 2017 (PM)

Libya urged to “arrest and surrender” Saif Al-Islam Gadaffi to ICC

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News in Brief 31 March 2017 (AM)

UN chief disappointed over plan for new Israeli settlement in West Bank

The UN Secretary-General has expressed “disappointment and alarm” over Israel’s decision to build a new settlement in the occupied Palestinian territory.

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News in Brief 22 March 2017 (AM)

“Everyone can do their bit” to re-use more wastewater

Everyone around the world “can do their bit” to reduce and re-use wastewater.

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Withdrawing from ICC undermines international justice: UN expert

Although five of the 10 cases currently being investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) involve African countries, this doesn’t mean that the court is targeting the continent.

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Support to ICC must remain “strong”, urges its president

Support to the International Criminal Court (ICC) must remain “strong” and countries should retain their membership, the president of the court has urged.

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UN and Africa: focus on Timbuktu, Somalia and SDGs

Welcome for ruling against Mali's Timbuktu desecrator

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UN and Africa: focus on Timbuktu, food assistance and children in South Sudan

Islamist militant from Mali pleads guilty to Timbuktu war crimes

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