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Central African Republic: UN mission, French forces retake public spaces in Bria town

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Posted by admin 111 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The United Nations stabilization mission in the crisis-gripped Central African Republic (CAR) announced today that it has retaken public buildings in Bria, illegally occupied by ex-Séléka rebels.

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New UN rights report depicts ‘turmoil, lawlessness’ in Libya

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
A report produced jointly by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) “paints a bleak picture” of the human rights situation in the country during 2014, the High Commissioner’s spokesperson said today in Geneva.

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UN through the lens: Photographing Ebola – the ‘invisible enemy’

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The enemy was invisible – that’s how United Nations photographer Martine Perret described Ebola, the deadly virus which has killed nearly 9,000 people in West Africa.

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Mozambique: UN chief welcomes dialogue between President and opposition leader

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the meetings between Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi and the head of the opposition RENAMO party, Afonso Dhlakama, adding his approval of the progress made in talks between the two leaders and congratulating them both for their “commitment to dialogue,” the UN Spokesperson's office has announced.

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New UN rights report depicts ‘turmoil, lawlessness’ in Libya

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
A report produced jointly by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) “paints a bleak picture” of the human rights situation in the country during 2014, the High Commissioner’s spokesperson said today in Geneva.

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Violence in northern Nigeria sparks major new exodus into Niger border region, UN warns

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The spread of violent attacks across the border from northern Nigeria into Niger is causing widespread displacement and hampering efforts to provide humanitarian assistance in the area, a spokesperson for the United Nations food agency said today.

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UN through the lens: Photographing Ebola – the ‘invisible enemy’

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The enemy was invisible – that’s how United Nations photographer Martine Perret described Ebola, the deadly virus which has killed nearly 9,000 people in West Africa.

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‘Vigilant, determined, united’: UN urges cohesive front against terrorism

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Posted by admin 112 days ago (http://www.un.org)
The international community must remain united in countering the threat of global terrorism despite the attempts by extremist groups to “spread fear by competing in brutality,” United Nations Deputy-Secretary-General Jan Eliasson declared today.

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