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News in Brief 29 September 2017 (PM)

Flash appeal to help hurricane-affected Dominica

Humanitarians are appealing for US$31 million to support the Caribbean island of Dominica, hit hard by Hurricane Maria, the United Nations has announced.

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News in Brief 13 January 2017 (PM)

Agreement reportedly reached on restoring Damascus water supply

Agreement has been reached, according to  reports, on restoring running water to around 5.5 million people living in and around the Syrian capital, Damascus.

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Candidates for UN chief face “challenging” town hall

The candidates vying to become the next Secretary-General of the United Nations are to face a “challenging environment” at a global televised town hall discussion taking place on Tuesday, according to a senior UN Spokesperson.

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