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‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, SC hears

‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, SC hears

11 Sep 2019 | 5:16 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa has told the Security Council, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS).

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Pak PM announces big Kashmir rally

Pak PM announces big Kashmir rally

11 Sep 2019 | 4:26 PM

Islamabad, Sep 11 (UNI) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced a big rally in Muzzafarabad over the weekend.

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WHO spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe

11 Sep 2019 | 4:24 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care.

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One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new WHO report

One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new WHO report

11 Sep 2019 | 4:19 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Director-General has lamented, highlighting key findings of the agency’s latest report on global suicide estimates.

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More funds needed to counter humanitarian problems in Ethiopia

11 Sep 2019 | 4:06 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief has said, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis.

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Nicaragua crisis still cause for concern: Bachelet

11 Sep 2019 | 3:55 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official has said, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s anti-Government demonstrations.

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Monsoon rains and landslides cause worst impact on Rohingya refugees

11 Sep 2019 | 3:52 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Heavy rains causing flooding and landslides have had the most severe impact of the year so far on the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, the UN has said.

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Ministers reverse May-era student visa rules

11 Sep 2019 | 3:49 PM

London, Sep 11 (UNI) International students will be allowed to stay in the UK for two years after graduation to find a job, under new proposals announced by the Home Office.

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Whole spectrum of Afghan society must get behind peace talks

11 Sep 2019 | 3:44 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has told the Security Council, underscoring that they must be inclusive and represent “the whole spectrum of Afghan society”.

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Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda

11 Sep 2019 | 3:41 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) A deal has been reached to evacuate hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers out of Libyan detention centres, where brutal conditions persist for migrants.

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Solidarity with hurricane-slammed Bahamas

11 Sep 2019 | 3:39 PM

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamian Government has registered approximately 4,800 evacuees in Nassau, 1,600 of whom are in shelters and receiving assistance.

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Hong Kong protesters sing and boo China anthem

11 Sep 2019 | 3:29 PM

Hong Kong, Sep 11 (UNI) Hong Kong's protest movement made its presence felt in a sports stadium and shopping malls on Tuesday.

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Toddler testifies in Myanmar 'nursery rape' case

11 Sep 2019 | 3:25 PM

Yangon, Sep 11 (UNI) A three-year-old girl who, it is alleged, was raped at her nursery in Myanmar has given evidence via video link at a trial in the capital, Nay Pyi Taw.

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Glasgow to host COP26 Summit in 2020

11 Sep 2019 | 3:12 PM

London, Sep 11 (UNI) A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow, said a BBC News report.

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California passes landmark gig economy rights bill

11 Sep 2019 | 3:08 PM

San Francisco, Sep 11 (UNI) California lawmakers have passed a bill that paves the way for gig economy workers to get holiday and sick pay.

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