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Seafarers' Day honours maritime journeys and voyages

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A trainee chief mate pilots a ship in China.

Global hunger crisis pushing one child into severe malnutrition every minute in 15 crisis-hit countries

Almost 8 million children under 5 in 15 crisis-hit countries are at risk of death from severe wasting unless they receive immediate therapeutic food and care – with the number rising by the minute, on June 22, UNICEF warned as world leaders prepare to...

UN agencies rush to aid Afghanistan following deadly quake

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Damage is seen in the Spera district, in Khost province after a devastating...

Eliminate nuclear weapons before they eliminate us: UN chief

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The remains of the Prefectural Industry Promotion Building, after the dropping of the atomic bomb, in Hiroshima, Japan. This site was...