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UNFPA establishes 2 regional offices in Afghanistan

Kabul, Nov 15 (UNI/Xinhua) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) established two sub-regional offices in Afghanistan to scale up humanitarian response to Afghans, the agency said on Monday.

The UNFPA-Afghanistan wrote on social media that the new offices were opened in southern Kandahar and eastern Nangarhar provinces.
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Too early to say Covid-19 pandemic comes to end: top US expert

19 Jan 2022 | 1:58 AM

New York, Jan 18 (UNI/Xinhua) It is too early to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has come to an end, top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said recently.

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12 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes against Houthis in Yemen

19 Jan 2022 | 1:51 AM

Aden, Yemen, Jan 18 (UNI/Xinhua) At least 12 people on Tuesday were killed and 11 others injured during air raids by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported.

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UAE requests Security Council meeting on Houthi attacks in its capital

19 Jan 2022 | 1:11 AM

United Nations, Jan 18 (UNI/Xinhua) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has requested a meeting of the Security Council to address Monday's attacks in Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital city, by Yemen's Houthi militia.

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Blinken in talks with Lavrov will urge Russia to de-escalate - White House

19 Jan 2022 | 1:08 AM

Washington, Jan 18 (UNI/Sputnik) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his upcoming meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva is going to urge Moscow to de-escalate tensions on the border with Ukraine, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Tuesday.

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UN chief voices concern over Saudi-led coalition's airstrikes on Yemen's Sanaa

19 Jan 2022 | 1:01 AM

United Nations, Jan 18 (UNI/Xinhua) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday voiced concern over the Saudi-led coalition's airstrikes in Sanaa, the Houthi-held capital of Yemen, said his spokesman.

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