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UN calls on States to fight against discrimination against people of African descent

Observing the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery, senior United Nations officials today reflected on past horrors, and warned that the world must also confront current and

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Guinea : UN health agency sends specialists to help contain Ebola flare-up

The United Nations health agency has dispatched a team of specialists to Guinea after 2 new cases of Ebola were confirmed yesterday, the first re-emergence of the deadly virus in

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Libya clashes kill 28 civilians; injure 38 since January 2016 (UN)

At least 28 civilians have lost their lives and 38 others have sustained injures in clashes across Libya in the past two months, the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)

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Syria: UN humanitarian aid to Dair az Zour

A plane of the World Food Programme (WFP) has dropped for the first time Wednesday a humanitarian on city of Dair az Zour, besieged by terrorists Daesh (ISIS) in eastern

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Amnesty International censures Europe’s ‘shameful’ response to refugees

Amnesty International has slammed as “shameful” the European countries’ response to the refugee crisis in Europe. “That Europe, which is the richest bloc in the world, is not able to

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Afghan casualties hit record high 11,000 in 2015 (UN)

The United Nations reported today that Afghan hostilities in 2015 left more than 3,500 civilians dead, including an unprecedented number of children – one in four casualties over the past

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In Somalia, food security and malnutrition situation is alarming (UN report)

According to a new United Nations food security and nutrition assessment, the situation in Somalia is alarming and could get worse, especially in parts of Puntland and Somaliland, which have

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Oral cholera vaccines to double to 6 million does after UN health agency approves new supplier

Faced with a global shortage of oral cholera vaccines (OCV), the United Nations health agency announced today that supply should double this year to six million doses, with further increases

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Amnesty: Syria refugees facing humanitarian disaster in Jordan

Amnesty International has called on Jordan to allow some 12,000 Syrian refugees stranded along the country’s border with Syria, warning of a worsening humanitarian situation. The rights group urged Amman

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500 Iraqi children killed, injured in 2015: UN

The United Nations (UN) says nearly 500 children have lost their lives and sustained injuries in the ongoing terrorist attacks and acts of violence in Iraq so far this year.