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News in Brief 18 August 2017 (PM)

UN relief chief laments lack of progress in Yemen

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7.7 million people in DRC face “acute hunger” UN warns

Around 7.7 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) face acute hunger; a 30 per cent increase over the last year, two UN agencies warned this week.

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News in Brief 17 August 2017 (AM)

UNICEF responding to Sierra Leone landslide tragedy

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News in Brief 16 August 2017 (PM)

UN mission concludes Colombia arms removal process

The process of extracting arms and scrap ammunition from rebel camps in Colombia has been completed, the UN mission in the country has reported.

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News in Brief 16 August 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns triple suicide bombings in Nigeria

A series of suicide bombings in northern Nigeria on Tuesday has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General.

At least 30 people were killed in the three attacks which occurred at a market and refugee camp in Borno State.

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News in Brief 14 August (AM)

7.7 million in DRC face “acute hunger” UN agencies warn

Around 7.7 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) face acute hunger, a 30 per cent increase over the last year, two UN agencies warned on Monday.

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News in Brief 10 August 2017 (PM)

5.6 million more going hungry in Ethiopia so far this year

The number of people going hungry in Ethiopia has risen by 5.6 million so far this year due to poor rainfall, exacerbating severe drought conditions, the UN said on Thursday.

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News in Brief 09 August 2017 (AM)

WFP welcomes US$1 million contribution to support Western Sahara refugees

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News in Brief 13 July (PM)

UN representative briefs Security Council on West Africa and Sahel

Despite progress in consolidating democracy in West Africa and the Sahel, the security situation there continues to be a cause for concern.

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News in Brief 13 July 2017 (AM)

Death of Chinese activist a loss for human rights worldwide: UN rights chief

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