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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Is Myanmar changing its tune?

Is Myanmar changing its tune? A Myanmar official signs a MoU on the repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh with a UN representative in Myanmar, June 6, 2018. PHOTO: Office of Myanmar State Counsellor Ali Riaz Bangladesh’s decision to respond to the ICC’s request regarding the Rohingya situation, particularly about the territorial jurisdiction of ICC, is [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

As New UN Envoy Visits Myanmar, Politicians Warn Against a ‘One-Sided’ Perspective on Rakhine Crisis

As New UN Envoy Visits Myanmar, Politicians Warn Against a ‘One-Sided’ Perspective on Rakhine Crisis 2018-06-12 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres (R) greets Christine Schraner Burgener, the U.N.’s new special envoy on Myanmar, at U.N. headquarters in New York, May 22, 2018. Photo courtesy of the United Nations As the new United Nations envoy to [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Qatar integrates responsibility for protecting civilians in foreign policy

Qatar integrates responsibility for protecting civilians in foreign policy 15 Jun 2018 – 2:45 The Peninsula DOHA: Dr. Mutlaq bin Majid Al Qahtani, Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs  for Combating Terrorism and Mediation in Dispute Resolution and the National Focal Point for the Responsibility to Protect Civilians from Cruel Crimes, has underlined [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Horrors on women in Sri Lanka’s internment camps – Egeland

Horrors on women in Sri Lanka’s internment camps – Egeland [TamilNet, Thursday, 25 June 2009, 10:59 GMT] Jan Egeland, the former UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Tuesday told the press that “Sri Lanka is one of the latest examples of the World community letting a government get away with denying access [...]

  • Aug 28 / 2018
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Middle East

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted

Use force under pretext of humanitarian intervention not permitted Tehran (ISNA) – The ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to UN Gholamali Khoshroo emphasized that the international community must be vigilant n ot to let the horrors of mass killings and genocide of the past be repeated in the future. Mr. [...]

  • Apr 03 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die

  World Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die 703 words 4 April 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   JOSE Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain unleashed havoc on Mocoa, a small city surrounded by rivers and [...]

  • Mar 19 / 2017
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North America

Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid

  Canada Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid The Canadian Press 148 words 18 March 2017 Ottawa Citizen OTCT Early N5 English Copyright © 2017 Ottawa Citizen   Canada will provide almost $120 million to help avert starvation for 20 million in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. The United Nations warned earlier this month [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Europe

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan 252 words 14 March 2017 01:53 AM Kazakhstanskaya Pravda KAZPRE English © 2017 Kazakhstanskaya Pravda. All Rights Reserved   Kazakhstan Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov told the Government meeting that life expectancy had grown in Kazakhstan to 72 years old, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. “Over the past 10 years, maternal mortality has decreased 2. [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Free health services for factory workers

Free health services for factory workers 472 words 14 March 2017 Informative HTIFMV English Copyright © 2017 BAM Media (Pty) Ltd.   MASERU, March 14 — Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), together with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last week Wednesday celebrated World Women’s Day with factory workers by giving them free sexual reproductive health services. [...]

  • Mar 07 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

NK fires missiles off Japanese coast

  World NK fires missiles off Japanese coast 518 words 7 March 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   NORTH Korea yesterday fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off northwest Japan, just days after Pyongyang promised retaliation over American-South Korean military drills it sees as a [...]

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