News in brief 28 April (PM)

 UN official draws attention to “complex emergency” in Mali

A senior UN official is drawing attention to the complex emergency in Mali and the deteriorating humanitarian situation resulting from the conflict, following a three-day visit to the country.

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News in brief 28 April (AM)

 Arkansas executions “deeply troubling” says UN human rights office

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News in brief 26 April (AM)

UNICEF reaches almost half of world’s children with life-saving vaccines

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UN and Africa: focus on DRC, Burundi and Somalia

New mass graves find in DRC – OHCHR’s Liz Throssell

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News in Brief 10 April 2017 (PM)

Security Council condemns “barbaric and cowardly” terrorist attack in Sweden

The Security Council has underlined the need to bring to justice those responsible for this weekend’s terrorist attack in Stockholm.

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News in Brief 7 March 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Somalia: action needed urgently to avoid famine, says OCHA

Action is needed urgently to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia, where drought has left more than six million people in need of help.

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Armed conflict hampering aid delivery in two CAR provinces

Humanitarians care calling for unimpeded access to thousands of displaced people affected by deadly clashes between armed groups in two provinces in the Central African Republic (CAR).

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News in Brief 21 February 2017 (AM) – Geneva

Gaddafi regime trial “fell short of international standards”

The trial of members of the former Libyan government under Muammar Gaddafi was flawed and “a “missed opportunity for justice”, the UN’s human rights chief has said.

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News in Brief 20 February 2016 (PM)

Aid agencies in Iraq brace for impact of western Mosul military campaign

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News in Brief 13 February 2016 (PM)

Help small farmers adapt to climate change: FAO

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