Daily Archives: August 24, 2017

Department Press Briefings : Department Press Briefing – August 24, 2017

2:25 p.m. EDT

MS NAUERT: Air conditioning still not fixed?

QUESTION: No.

QUESTION: Love it. Thank you. It’s great.

MS NAUERT: Goodness. Do we have an electrician in the house? I was told it’s a …

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, August 24, 2017, #6

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

2:57 P.M. EDT

MS. SANDERS:  Good afternoon.  It’s good to be back.  You guys don’t seem nearly as excited.  I thought for sure there’d be balloons or something.  We’ll …

South Sudan's leaders bear 'direct responsibility' for conflict, UN Security Council told

24 August 2017 &#150 A senior United Nations peacekeeping official today called on the leaders of South Sudan to show genuine political will to achieve sustainable peace in the strife-riven country, stressing that those whose …

News in Brief 24 August 2017 (PM)

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Members of the displaced Rohingya community in Myanmar. Photo: Julia Wallace/IRIN

UN welcomes report on Myanmar’s Rakhine State

The United Nations has welcomed the release of a report on finding …

Flow of refugees, migrants to Europe slows but sea journey remains deadly – UN

24 August 2017 &#150 Fewer refugees and migrants arrived in Europe in the first half of this year, but the likelihood of dying among people seeking to reach Europe is still &#8220alarmingly high,&#8221 the United …