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  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan delays formation of transitional government

February 19, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government has announced that it will delay formation of a transitional government of national unity (TGoNU) which president Salva Kiir had earlier said would be formed by Friday this week. South Sudanese information minister Michael Makuei Lueth attends a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 5 January [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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North America

Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University – “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery]

Headline: Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University - “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery] Secretary-General’s keynote address at McGill University - “Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future” [as prepared for delivery] Montreal, Canada, 12 February 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you [...]

  • Jul 12 / 2016
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Middle East

Losing the War, Blame Russia

Syrian government forces inspect an area near the village of Khan Tuman, south from the provincial capital Aleppo, on December 22, 2015 No doubt civilians are caught up in this war. But many of those portrayed as refugees fleeing now from the northern city of Aleppo are actually retreating militants, who are capitulating because of [...]

  • Jul 11 / 2016
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Europe

5,000 migrant kids vanished in Italy: but where are they?

At least 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees have disappeared after arriving in Europe over the past two years, with half that number having vanished in Italy. But what’s happened to them? The figures, from Europol, the EU’s criminal intelligence agency, paint an increasingly distressing element of the ongoing refugee crisis, with fears that thousands of the missing [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Europe

Tighter Borders in Europe Create Migrant Bottleneck in Greece

ATHENS–Greece is steadily shifting from being the main gateway for migrants into Europe to becoming the continent’s bottleneck, as new arrivals run up against tightened borders to the north. Already struggling with its long debt crisis and economic depression, Greece risks finding itself unable to cope with the tens of thousands of migrants at risk [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

IDPs in Nigeria and a Call for Urgent Intervention [opinion]

Dec 28, 2015 (Premium Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — There is an urgent need to break protocols in recognising and caring for victims of deadly attacks in Northern Nigeria. These bureaucratic hindrances are irrelevant for a compassionate government. All barricades against displaced persons must be lifted; government and its agencies should scout for [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

2015 ‘EVENTFUL YEAR’ FOR MALAYSIA IN SECURITY COUNCIL – ENVOY

Reviewing the year, 2015 as it draws to a close, Malaysia’™s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) has described it as an ‘eventful year’ for Malaysia which enters 2016 as the second year of its non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council(UNSC). ‘There were many crises in the world with which we had to grapple…from [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Europe

At least 10,000 refugee children have ‘vanished into sex work and slavery trade’ after arriving in Europe

* Thousands of young migrants targeted by criminals and are now missing * Evidence some are being sexually exploited with communities in Europe * UNICEF claims 90,000 unaccompanied children in Germany and Sweden * British Government promised to take in more separated from families * For more on the refugee crisis visit www.dailymail.co.uk/refugeecrisis At least 10,000 refugee children have vanished [...]

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