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News in Brief 17 April 2018

  • $38 million appeal launched for conflict-hit Ukraine
  • Mali violence spike drives thousands to Burkina Faso
  • Rights committees join forces for migrant children
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‘Time to move from promises to action;’ UN envoy urges Malian parties to peace accord

While Malians must ensure the successful holding of elections this year, their priority should be the implementation of the 2015 peace agreement, a senior United Nations official said Wednesday.

UN condemns attack that kills two ‘blue helmets’ in Mali

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have strongly condemned an attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali and underscored that such attacks may amount to war crimes under international law.