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Children not a ‘bargaining chip’ in tug of war between Syrian parties – UN advisor

Jan Egeland, Special Advisor to the UN Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press during...

Top US Congressman to Boycott Opening of Civil Rights Museum

U.S. Representative John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, is one of the country’s best known living icons of the fight for civil rights in the 1960s.

Crisis of invisibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Less than 1 in 2 births registered

Pupils of Jovia Nursery and Primary School in Kyanangozi village, Kisekka S/C in Lwengo district in posession of birth...

Kasai, DRC: millions at risk as funding dries up

An acute hunger emergency in conflict-ravaged Greater Kasai could turn into a long-term disaster, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Dec 07. While the agency has been working against the clock to help ever more people, the cash is...