SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

News In Brief 12 March 2018

  • “Highest ever number” of Syrian children died in 2017: UNICEF report
  • “Proud feminist” Guterres praises women “calling out” abuse and discrimination
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News in Brief 18 January 2018

Dialogue and confidence vital to prevent, resolve conflicts, says UN chief

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News in Brief 17 January 2018

Humanitarian situation in DRC deteriorates due to enormous funding gap: IOM

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News in Brief 11 January 2018

Migration “powers economic growth”, needs “global response”: Guterres

Migration is a positive force for global economic growth, which helps reduce inequality, conflict and misunderstanding.

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News in Brief 10 January 2018

“Diligent” support needed to reintegrate former rebels in Colombia

Former rebel fighters in Colombia need “diligent and thorough” support from the UN and all parties with a stake in the country’s ongoing peace process.

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News in Brief 03 January 2018

Loss of life in Iran protests deplored by UN chief

A wave of anti-Government protests which have taken place across Iran have left more than 20 dead, according to news reports, leading the UN chief to deplore the loss of life.

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News in Brief 13 December 2017 (PM)

At least 15 besieged Syrian civilians dead due to lack of medical care

At least 15 civilians in urgent need of medical evacuation have died in the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta, the UN said on Wednesday.

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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 19 October 2017 (AM)

Leaders commit to reduce deaths caused by noncommunicable diseases

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News in Brief 17 October 2017 (AM)

UNHCR concerned about stranded Rohingya refugees

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