Islam’s mandatory system of charitable giving, known as Zakat, could unlock billions of dollars needed for the world to reach the 2030 Sustain
WHO strengthens health services in Raqqa, Syria
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Experts, UN agencies meet to fight poor nutrition in obese people
Three UN agencies have come together this week to tackle what they describe as the “double burden” of malnutrition.
Arrival of South Sudan force allows peacekeepers to patrol “insecure roads”
UN projects positive yet low economic growth in Latin America and Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean will record “a positive, though still low” growth rate this year.
UN deputy chief underscores women’s role in peace, security in Africa
North-east Nigeria’s problems principally due to “development failures”
North-east Nigeria’s problems are principally due to long-term “development failures” compounded by a Boko Haram terrorist insurgency that’s provoked a “crisis of global magnitude.”
The launch of an early warning system in Tuvalu will better inform residents of the Pacific island nation about oncoming cyclones and other disasters, according to a senior UN official in the region.