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Tensions rise fast on the Korean peninsula

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UN food agencies warn against ignoring famine alarm

Photo: ©FAO/Karel Prinsloo

Extreme hunger is hitting north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

28 April 2017, Rome – The leaders of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called …

Press Briefing by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on an Executive Order on Trade Agreement Violations and Abuses

James S. Brady Briefing Room

3:36 P.M. EDT

MS. STROM:  Thank you, guys, all for being here.  This is a briefing on executive order on addressing trade agreement violations and abuses with Secretary Ross.  It …

Tensions in Western Sahara's Guergerat area should not erupt anew: UN chief

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Peacekeepers with the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) consult a map as they drive through vast desert areas in Smara, Western Sahara. UN Photo/Martine Perret

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Western Sahara: UN welcomes withdrawal of Polisario Front from Guerguerat area

28 April 2017 &#150 The United Nations today welcomed the withdrawal of all Polisario Front elements from the Guerguerat area, between the berm and the border with Mauritania, as confirmed by observers of the UN …

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