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UN: at least 250 thousand displaced by violence in Iraq

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The Organization of United Nations (UN) warned on Thursday that at least 250 thousand displaced people have stopped the violence promoted by the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), most requiring humanitarian assistance. According to the United Nations Fund for children (Unicef), are children at least half of Iraqis who already

UN appoints first woman as Commander of peacekeeping force

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The Secretary general of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, appointed Monday to the Norwegian major general Kristin Lund as Commander of the UN force for peacekeeping in Cyprus (also known as Unicyp for its acronym in English), thus becoming the first woman to hold the position. The Norwegian major general Kristin Lund will assume the role

Air strikes and the bullets are still daily in Yemen

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At least 1,400 children have been killed, three million people were displaced and 19 million are threatened by famine.

Yemeni war leaves death, hunger, and child poverty: UN

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“The war in Yemen continues to claim the lives and future of children”, said the Unicef representative in Yemen, Meritxell Relaño.

Alert escalation of violence to undermine Syrian political process

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Syria, Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to take urgent measures to sustain the truce in the Arab country.

Havana World Music against violence against women

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Attendees to the festival held this Saturday in Cuba take some orange outfit in support of non-violence against women and girls.

Syrian army kills more than 450 terrorists in Damascus

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Fighting the Syrian army against terrorist groups are supported by the air force, which is responsible for attacking positions where the terrorists are located.

Syria denounces the complicity of Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in attacks

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The Syrian Foreign Ministry calls for the Security Council to meet its obligations to prevent terrorist attacks both in the vicinity of Damascus and in the entire territory of the country.

UN condemns attacks in London and sends condolences

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Attacks reported Wednesday that were rated by the British authorities as a terrorist attack, left four people dead and 40 wounded.

UN: Violence in rural areas illustrates challenges of peace in Colombia

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60 activists were killed in Colombia in 2016 and ten more in so far in 2017. UN requests to meet the increase in violence, corruption and inequality.