UN Radio

Edward R Murrow joins forces with UN Radio to highlight Europe’s children in need

To mark World Radio Day, celebrated on 13 February, UN News has reached back into our audio archives to a classic collaboration between UN Radio and the great broadcaster Edward R Murrow.

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'We will succeed', pledges force commander of deadly Mali mission

The man in charge of blue helmets serving at the UN’s deadliest peacekeeping mission, which is facing serious shortfalls in equipment and personnel, has pledged to succeed - if he’s given the tools to do the job.

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Death penalty in Iran applied “for all kinds of crimes”: UN expert

The death penalty is applied for many different crimes in Iran, but no official figures are released for who is on death row, or what they are accused of.

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Global food prices dip, surpluses to hit new highs

Prices have declined for some of the world’s most important foods as harvests continue to outstrip demand, the UN food and agricultural agency (FAO) said on Thursday.

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Myanmar children facing “hell on earth”

A major alert has been issued for hundreds of thousands of Myanmar youngsters who’ve been forced to seek shelter in what’s been described as a “hell on earth” of makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh.

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UN Daily News Programme 27 September 2017

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

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Violence against Rohingyas is “exceptional": UN refugee chief

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has said that the violence experienced by refugees who’ve fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh is among the worst he has encountered – and that their pl

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UN Daily News Programme 06 September 2017

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

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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

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

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