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UN Security Council Calls for Release of Myanmar Detainees, End to Violence

The United Nations Security Council has repeated its call for the immediate release of all detainees in Myanmar, including State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, and an end to violence.

Pre-pandemic data show 1 in 8 countries spends more on debt than on education, health and social protection combined – UNICEF

Around 1 in 8 countries globally spends more on debt than on social services, according to a UNICEF report released on April 1.

COVID-19 and the Looming Debt Crisis notes that 25 countries globally – the majority of them already burdened by...

UNHCR alarmed at brutal attacks by insurgent armed group in Mozambique

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is extremely alarmed at the tragic events in Palma, in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province.

While verified information is scarce with Palma completely cut off, many men, women and children have fled their homes and...

Islamic State Claims Dayslong Attack on Mozambique Town

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Monday for a dayslong attack on the northern Mozambique town of Palma that began last week and has prompted thousands of people to flee.