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A woman’s place is…at work, says UN Geneva’s new chief

Diplomats, UN agencies and the private sector needs to do much more to break down the barriers that hold back women in the workplace, the UN’s new chief in Geneva said on Wednesday.

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Heatwave is "unusual", say weather experts

As much of Europe continues to swelter amid record temperatures, UN weather experts insisted on Friday that there’s no reason to expect a repeat of recent deadly heatwaves on the continent.

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Food prices expected to decline over next decade

Rising incomes and population growth in developing countries will spur increased demand for food over the next 10 years.

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Heatwave warning system launched to tackle health threat

Killer heatwaves can catch governments by surprise, but that could be a thing of the past thanks to a new early warning system that’s now available, UN experts said Wednesday.

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