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UN: World Hunger Was Dramatically Worse in Pandemic Year

The United Nations on Monday lamented a “dramatic worsening” of world hunger last year, saying much of that is likely…

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Europe

Pandemic sees 161 million more people fall into hunger in 2020

There was a “dramatic worsening of world hunger” last year, the United Nations said on Monday, with the coronavirus pandemic…

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Europe

UK committee publishes damning report on Xinjiang “atrocities”

China”s Foreign Ministry has castigated a UK parliamentary group for calling for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics…

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Europe

EU crisis management chief: Syria aid crossing must remain open

The closure of the last safe border crossing into Syria could have “dramatic” consequences for millions of civilians, the EU”s…

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UN peacekeeping missions prepare for possible shutdown

NEW YORK, June 28 – United Nations peacekeeping missions globally are preparing for a possible shutdown on Thursday if the 193-member UN General Assembly is unable to…

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USA

Ethiopian forces withdraw from Tigray regional capital Mekelle | CNN

CNN —   Less than a week into an intense offensive by Tigrayan forces, the Ethiopian military has withdrawn from…

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‘Stop denying racism, start dismantling it,’ UN rights chief says

GENEVA, June 28 – Nations should “start dismantling racism” and prosecute law enforcement officials for unlawful killings, the UN human…

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Europe

UN human rights chief says reparations needed for people facing racism

The U.N. human rights chief, in a landmark report launched after the killing of George Floyd in the United States,…

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Australia

United Nations considers groundbreaking global ban on key toxic chemical to turn tide on pollution 

Is this the end of plastic? United Nations considers groundbreaking global ban on key toxic chemical to turn the tide…

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Europe

Guterres: “Vaccinate everybody everywhere sooner rather than later”

The pandemic climate migration, these are some of the top issues that the UN secretary general discussed with EU leaders…

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