December 14, 2019
  • December 14, 2019
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New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges

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The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande banged the gavel to open his year in office. António Guterres✔@antonioguterres Congratulations @BandeTijjani of Nigeria for assuming the Presidency of the 74th #UNGA session. I...

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International Day of Peace 21 September

by on September 19, 2019 0

“Today peace faces a new danger: the climate emergency, which threatens our security, our livelihoods and our lives. That is why it is the focus of this year’s International Day of Peace. And it’s why I am convening a Climate Action Summit.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres Each year the International Day of Peace is...

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10 Killed In Afghanistan Car Explosion

by on September 19, 2019 0

The Taliban killed at least 10 people and wounded 90 Thursday after a car bomb targeting an intelligence services building exploded and destroyed a nearby hospital in the southern Afghan city of Qalat, the governor of Zabul province told AFP. The blast in Zabul was just the latest in a string of deadly Taliban...

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Bringing nuclear test ban treaty into force a ‘central pillar’ of global disarmament push, says UN chief

by on August 29, 2019 0

29 August 2019Peace and Security The legacy of nuclear testing is “nothing but destruction,” and in a world of rising tensions, “our collective security depends” on bringing a global treaty into force that bans nuclear explosions, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has said. “I reiterate my call for all States that have not yet done so, to...

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Venezuela: UNICEF seeks US$70 million to provide humanitarian assistance to 900,000 children

by on August 20, 2019 0

NEW YORK/PANAMA, Aug. 20, 2019 – UNICEF appealed for more than US$70 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 900,000 children across Venezuela through the end of the year. New funding in the coming weeks is essential for UNICEF and its partners to meet the critical humanitarian needs of children and families inside the country.   ...

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Nicolás Maduro: Corruption and Chaos in Venezuela

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AUG. 6, 2019: The former regime of Nicolás Maduro has consistently violated and abused the human rights and dignity of the country’s citizens, plundered its natural resources, and driven a once-prosperous nation into economic ruin with Maduro’s authoritarian rule and ruinous economic policies.  Maduro’s thugs have reportedly engaged in killings and physical abuse, detained...

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Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report

by on August 6, 2019 0

   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in the South East Asian country.  In a statement, the...

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Rare Photo Captures Sea Lion Falling Into Mouth Of Whale

by on July 31, 2019 0

In a stunning photo, a wildlife photographer has captured a sea lion falling into the mouth of a humpback whale in what he calls a “once-in-a-lifetime” moment. Chase Dekker, who is also a marine biologist, took the spectacular shot during a whale-watching boat trip off the coast of Monterey Bay, in California, last week....

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