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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, CAR and Timbuktu reconstruction

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A general view of Human Rights Council. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré

"Serious human rights violations" continuing in South Sudan

"Serious human rights violations" are continuing in South Sudan and are more …

This is why you'll hear gunfire off the Devon coast for the next…

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The sound of gun fire will ring out along Devon' southern coastline while Royal Marines carry out training exercises in the region.

As part of a week-long exercise, members of Debvon–based 1 Assault

Security Council 'deeply alarmed' over escalation of ethnic violence in South Sudan

19 November 2016 – Strongly condemning attacks against civilians, ethnically targeted killings, hate speech, and incitements to violence in South Sudan, the United Nations Security Council called for urgent steps to address increasing hate speech …

UN receives reports of executions and use of civilians as ‘human shields’ by ISIL in battle for Mosul

25 October 2016 – As Iraqi Government forces close in on Mosul, the United Nations human rights wing said today that it continues to receive reports of grave violations against civilians, including extrajudicial killings and …

News in Brief 21 October 2016 (PM)

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Aleppo. Photo: Tom Westcott/IRIN

Plans to evacuate sick and injured in eastern Aleppo delayed

Plans to evacuate the sick and injured in eastern Aleppo did not begin on Friday morning …

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