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  1. Migration becomes a trending topic at New York Fashion Week

    - UN News

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  2. Delivering justice for abused child brides in The Comoros

    - UN News

    Around thirty per cent of girls in The Comoros become child brides, and they make up the vast majority of sexual violence cases reported across the African country.

  3. Burkina Faso: UN chief condemns any attempt to seize power by the force of arms

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General expressed on Saturday his deep concern regarding the unfolding developments in Burkina Faso, where according to media reports, a group of military officers overthrew the man who had seized power in a coup only nine months earlier.

  4. Annexation of a States Territory is a Violation of the Charter & International Law, Warns UN Chief

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 30 (IPS) - The Kremlin has announced that a ceremony will take place Friday in Moscow that will launch a process of annexation of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia.

  5. UNs High-Level Meeting of World Leaders Falls Short of Gender Empowerment

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Sep 30 (IPS) - When the UN’s high-level meeting of world leaders concluded last week, the head count seemed lopsided: 190 speakers, including 76 Heads of State, 50 Heads of Government, 4 Vice-Presidents, 5 Deputy Prime Ministers, 48 Ministers and 7 Heads of Delegations—overwhelmingly male.

  6. Afghanistan: UN condemns ‘callous’ suicide attack on education centre

    - UN News

    The UN has condemned a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul which has left more than 20 dead, according to latest news reports, many of them young women who were sitting mock exams at an education centre.

  7. Little progress combating systemic racism against people of African descent: UN report

    - UN News

    More than two years since the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in the United States sparked the global Black Lives Matter movement, there’s been only “piecemeal progress” in addressing systemic racism, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday, in a new report.

  8. Yemen: Put the people first, Guterres urges, with extended and expanded truce

    - UN News

    Yemen’s warring parties who have sustained a nationwide truce for the past six monthsneed to prioritize the “needs and aspirations” of the people, by both extending and expanding it, beyond Sunday’s imminent deadline, the UN chief has said.

  9. Empty shelves and rising prices linked to Ukraine crisis push Tunisians to the brink

    - UN News

    For many Tunisians, shortages of essential foods, fuel and key farming products linked to the war in Ukraine, have tested them to the limit, they’ve been telling UN News.

  10. Russia vetoes Security Council resolution condemning attempted annexation of Ukraine regions

    - UN News

    Russia on Friday vetoed a Security Council resolution which described its attempts to unlawfully annex four regions of Ukraine earlier in the day with a formal ceremony in Moscow, as “a threat to international peace and security”, demanding that the decision be immediately and unconditionally reversed.

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