News in Brief 12 April 2017 (PM)

International Day of Human Space Flight celebrates international cooperation

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News in Brief 12 April 2017 (AM)

World trade expected to rebound this year, according to WTO forecast

World trade is expected to rebound and grow during this year and next, but only if the global economy recovers as expected.

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News in Brief 11 April 2017 (PM)

“At least a dozen attacks” by Somali extremists in 10 days, condemned by UN

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UN Messenger of Peace Malala says girls can change the world

The Pakistani teenager whose courageous defense of girls’ education continues to inspire people worldwide has a message for girls everywhere: your voice matters.

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News in Brief 10 April 2017 (PM)

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

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Racial profiling an ineffective attempt at justice: rights expert

Although more than 170 countries have ratified a UN treaty against racial discrimination, the problem still persists and has taken on some “very insidious contemporary forms.”

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Sustainable energy "underpins" global development agenda: UNECE

Both the developing and the developed world have “a lot of work to do,” to create a sustainable energy future, a UN energy expert has said.

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News in Brief 7 April 2017 (PM)

‘Violent attack’ in Stockholm condemned by the UN chief

The UN has strongly condemned the “violent attack” that took place in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Friday.

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World Health Day brings Zumba to the United Nations

It’s not every day the United Nations plays host to a crowd of sweaty, smiling people wearing sweat pants, but not every day is World Health Day.

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The man who defined genocide: 'The Lid is On' podcast classic

Raphael Lemkin is hardly a household name these days, but back in the 1940s he became the driving force behind what would become The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the C

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