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Over 600,000 displaced Syrians returned home so far this year – UN agency

Photo:Displaced Aleppo, Syria, residents wait in line to receive food distributed by the World Food Programme.

11 August 2017
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After four years of conflict, uncertainty lingers for displaced Ukrainians – UN refugee agency

Photo:A 79-yaer old retiree crosses a checkpoint in the village of Marinka in eastern Ukraine. Her journey to collect her social benefit payments a...

A New Low for Russian Authorities in Crimea

Photo:Server Karametov, 76 year old Crimean Tatar, after his arbitrary arrest in August 2017.

August 10, 2017
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Medicine Shortages in Venezuela: Dying in Agony

Photo:A woman walks past empty shelves at a drugstore in Caracas, February 23, 2016.

August 10, 2017

Yelitza López’s greatest fear i...

Over 500,000 children in Libya need aid; UNICEF urges political solution to years-long crisis

Photo:UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Geert Cappelaere, interacts with children at a UNICEF-sup...

UN agency begins moving hunger-relief assistance to Nigeria's troubled north-east

Photo:A mother with her children in Monguno, Borno state, northeast Nigeria.

10 August 2017
The United Nations humanitarian agency fig...

WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM: Improved Oversight Needed to Ensure Clinics Fully Address Mandated Quality Assurance Elements

Responders and survivors of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center may continue to suffer related physical and mental health conditions...

North Korea: Council aligns its sanction lists with the latest UN Security Council resolution

The Council has added 9 persons and 4 entities - including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) - to the lists of those subject to an asset fre...

Search and rescue missions in Sahara Desert help 1,000 migrants, says UN migration agency

Photo:IOM together with the Nigerien Civil Protection rescue 23 Gambian and Senegalese migrants who had been abandoned by their drivers.

8 A...

'Don't turn a blind eye' to dire situation of children in DR Congo's Kasai region – UNICEF

Photo:In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a nurse from the Kabea Kamwanga hospital treats a malnourished and malaria-infected child with medic...

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