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News in Brief 6 September 2017 (PM)

Strengthened efforts needed to prevent genocide, war crimes: UN chief

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UN Daily News Programme 06 September 2017

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News in Brief 5 September 2017 (PM)

Unity of Security Council “crucial” to addressing North Korea nuclear crisis

The unity of the Security Council is “crucial” to successfully addressing North Korea’s reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons, the UN chief said on Tuesday.

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UN Daily News Programme 05 September 2017

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News in Brief 30 August 2017 (PM)

Stop Syrians from “paying the price of political failure”: UN relief chief

The Security Council needs to find a way to stop the Syrian people from having to pay the dreadful price of political failure.

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News in Brief 21 July 2017 (PM)

Drug-resistant HIV “a growing challenge to global health”: WHO chief

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UN Daily News Programme 14 July 2017

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US $1.5 billion needed to save lives in Lake Chad region: UN relief chief

US $1.5 billion is  urgently needed to deliver humanitarian aid to people living in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, the UN relief chief has said.

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UNDP addressing suffering in NE Nigeria

Humanitarians are meeting in Oslo this Friday to address a crisis which they say has reached grave proportions: the suffering of millions in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region at the hands of Boko Haram militants.

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Inclusive peace requires “bottom-to-top” approach

Inclusive peace requires a “bottom-to-top” approach, a Nigerian peace activist said on the margins of a

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