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Iraq: funding shortage forces UN to shutter critical water and sanitation responses

With more than 74,000 new people displaced by fighting on the move in Iraq, the United Nations humanitarian wing has warned that overall, some 40 per cent of critically needed

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UNICEF, UN health agency report increase in immunization figures for world’s children

An increasing number of children are receiving life-saving vaccinations around the world, according to the latest data released by two United Nations agencies. In a press release issued earlier today,

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18 July , “Nelson Mandela International Day”

“It is easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build”– Nelson Mandela Every year on 18 July — the day Nelson Mandela was

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Syrian food crisis to escalate without ceasefire: WFP

The United Nations food agency has warned that the ongoing food crisis in Syria could deteriorate without a humanitarian pause in the conflict there. Speaking at a press conference in

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‘War crimes’ likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza conflict, says UN

UN report claiming “substantial information” that both Israel and Palestinians committed war crimes during Gaza conflict rejected by both sides . Both Israel and Palestinian militants committed grave violations during

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UN rights chief calls for ‘urgent measures’ in promoting girls’ education

Although the empowerment of women has been among the most significant achievements of the past century, the international community must “push further” in its struggle to ensure the right to

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Amnesty demands Equatorial Guinea release rights activist

Equatorial Guinea should release a human rights activist who was detained for denouncing the arrest of an opposition leader, said a human rights group. Luis Nzo was beaten and then

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Shooting at French magazine office kills 12, injures 11

At least twelve people have been killed and eleven others critically injured when several masked men armed with automatic weapons stormed the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in