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  1. Latest DPR Korea missile launch risks escalating tensions, Security Council hears

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    The international community must step up efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons in the wake of the latest firing of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), a senior UN official told the Security Council on Wednesday.

  2. Guterres says Central African Republic must ‘spare no effort’ to help bring killers of UN peacekeepers to justice

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    The UN Secretary-General has expressed his deep sadness over the death of three peacekeepers from Bangladesh who were killed on Monday in the Central African Republic (CAR), following a roadside bomb explosion near the border with Cameroon. Others were injured, and one remains in a critical condition.

  3. UN chief condemns DPR Korea missile launch over Japan as ‘reckless act’

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    The UN Secretary-General on Tuesday strongly condemned the launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), more commonly known as North Korea, which reportedly travelled over Japan.

  4. Five years of violence in northern Mozambique has forced nearly a million to flee

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    Nearly one million people have fled extreme violence perpetrated by non-State armed groups in northern Mozambique over the past five years, the UN refugee agency UNHCR reported on Tuesday. 

  5. UN envoy urges dialogue to end political impasse in Iraq

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    The absence of a functioning government in Iraq one year after elections were held is hard to justify, the top UN official in the country said on Tuesday, urging political leaders to put aside their differences for the common good. 

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

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    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.

  7. DR Congo: Humanitarian situation worsens; UN mission continues to battle armed militias

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    The UN envoy for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday denounced the recent violence against the Organization’s stabilization mission in the country, which has been the target of “manipulation and stigmatization”.

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

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

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    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.

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