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Student Walkouts Planned Across US to Protest Gun Violence

Tens of thousands of students and teachers across the United States will walk out of schools Wednesday in a politically charged tribute to the victims of a high school shooting in Florida exactly one month ago.

Democrat Claims Victory in Close Election for Pennsylvania U.S. House Seat

Democratic candidate Conor Lamb declared victory early Wednesday in a special election for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives representing a district outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

UN Humanitarian Chief and Dutch Minister call for urgent international support to meet spiralling humanitarian needs in DR Congo

UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock and Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Sigrid Kaag, on March 13, called on the international community to urgently address the crisis facing the Democratic...

Exceptional allocation of US$30 million from the UN’S Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will sustain UNRWA’S life-saving work

Recognizing the urgent humanitarian needs and deep funding shortage, especially in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock is releasing US$30 million from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to...