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News in Brief 07 December 2017 (AM)

Famine conditions “likely” to return in parts of South Sudan next year

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News in Brief 06 December 2017 (PM)

“No Plan B” for Middle East Peace Process: UN chief

The UN Secretary-General has reiterated his belief that there is “no alternative” to the two-State solution for Israelis and Palestinians.

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News in Brief 06 December 2017 (AM)

Air pollution affecting 17 million babies, mostly in South Asia: UNICEF

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News in Brief 05 December 2017 (PM)

“Another big loss” as 14th peacekeeper this year is killed in CAR

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News in Brief 5 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Zeid: Myanmar refugee crisis may be genocide

Violence in Myanmar that has caused more than 625,000 people to flee to Bangladesh may amount to genocide, the UN human rights chief said on Tuesday.

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News in Brief 4 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Yemen: desperate families trapped by armed clashes, airstrikes

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News in Brief 01 December 2017 (PM)

Global HIV/AIDS response still “lagging behind” despite progress

Despite major progress on ending the AIDS epidemic, parts of the global response to battling the HIV virus are still “lagging behind”, the UN chief said on Friday.

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News in Brief 1 December 2017 - Geneva (AM)

$22.5 billion needed to help 91 million people in 2018: UN relief chief

A record level of aid funding – more than $22.5 billion – is needed to deliver lifesaving assistance around the world in 2018, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator said on Friday.

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News in Brief 30 November 2017 (PM)

South-South expo draws to a close

Representatives from southern hemisphere countries have underscored their commitment to strengthening partnerships and cooperation to achieve global development goals.

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News in Brief 30 November 2017 (AM)

Put children at centre of global migration agreements: UNICEF

Commitments to protect children should be central to global agreements on migration and refugees.

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