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Killing of 6 aid workers in South Sudan an “appalling and pointless loss”: UN

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An armed individual in the town of Pibor, in Jonglei state. Pibor has seen violent clashes and confrontations that have resulted in displacement as well as destruction of livelihood and

Somalia experiencing moment of hope and tragedy: UN special envoy

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The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2346 (2017), renewing the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 16 June 2017. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias

“Somalia is …

News in Brief 15 March 2017 (PM)

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A young boy sits in front of a destroyed building in Homs, Syria. Photo: WFP/Abeer Etefa (file)

Peace in Syria is a “moral and political imperative”: UN chief

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Policeman killed in south Tunisia ambush

NNA – A police officer was killed and another wounded in a night-time ambush on a checkpoint in southern Tunisia, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Two suspected extremists were killed and another seriously wounded in …

UN agency expanding camps around Mosul to cope with surge in displacement

7 March 2017 &#150 Amid a spike in new displacement triggered by the Iraqi military offensive to recapture western Mosul, the United Nations refugee agency is setting up new camps and expanding existing ones to …

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