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News in Brief 15 September 2017 (PM)

UN chief stresses solidarity with refugees on International Day of Peace

Refugees are the focus of this year’s commemoration of the International Day of Peace, observed annually on 21 September.

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News in Brief 14 September 2017 (AM)

UNICEF delivers supplies to Rohingya children in Bangladesh

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News in Brief 13 September 2017 - Geneva (AM)

States “reticent” at tackling global enforced disappearances crisis

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News in Brief 11 September (AM)

UN chief saddened by loss of life due to Mexico earthquake

The UN chief António Guterres has offered his condolences to the government and people of Mexico following a deadly earthquake that struck the provinces of Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco, during the night of 7 September.

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News in Brief 7 September 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Venezuela and Qatar to address Human Rights Council’s upcoming session

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Good news from Syria: vaccination centres re-open

Parents in north-west Syria now have access to more than 35 re-opened vaccination centres where they can bring their children for life-saving protection, the UN said on Friday.

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Slave trade remembrance a symbol of justice among people

A slave uprising in the Caribbean nearly 300 years ago represents a symbolic victory for human rights and freedom.

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UN Daily News Programme 22 August 2017

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Dianne Penn and Jocelyne Sambira.

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News in Brief 22 August 2017 (AM)

Appeal for justice for ISIL’s women victims in Iraq

Authorities in Iraq are being urged to ensure that thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by ISIL fighters receive care, protection and justice.

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News in Brief 21 August 2017 (PM)

UN readying to support civilians fleeing from Iraqi city

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