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News in Brief 27 October 2017 (PM)

Women’s participation in peace talks still unusual despite landmark resolution  

Having women at the negotiating table in peace processes is still unusual, the UN Security Council heard on Friday.

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News in Brief 26 October 2017 (PM)

50,000 Iraqi civilians affected by fresh offensive against ISIL in Iraq: OCHA

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News in Brief 26 October 2017 (AM)

Terrorism “on the defensive” but Syria’s “moment of truth” has arrived

Following the defeat of Daesh extremist forces in the Syrian cities of Raqqa and around Deir-ez-Zour, “terrorism is on the defensive”, but far from defeated.

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News in Brief 25 October 2017 (PM)

UN chief appeals for solidarity with CAR

The international community has been urged by the UN Secretary-General to show solidarity with the Central African Republic (CAR) in order to rebuild the country and reduce the suffering of its people.

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News in Brief 25 October 2017 (AM)

WHO strengthens health services in Raqqa, Syria

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News in Brief 24 October 2017 (PM)

“Unjust” to focus blame on teachers over student performance: UNESCO

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News in Brief 24 October 2017 (AM)

Fewer cases of polio in 2016 “than any other year in history”: WHO

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Health worker attacks “wrong, unfair and unjust”: UN official

Countries are being reminded of their obligation to provide healthcare for their citizens and to protect professionals who deliver these services, particularly during times of conflict.

That’s the message from the UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Kate Gilmore.

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News in Brief 23 October 2017 (PM)

Ending child marriage in West & Central Africa could take 100 years: UNICEF

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UN Daily News Programme 20 October 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Dianne Penn.

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