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UN joins international community to sal New York, July 31(Just Earth News): Park rangers across the world face increasing challenges and risks due to a surge in poaching and illicit trafficking in wildlife, the head of the United Nations entity on protection of endangered species on Monday said, honouring the work of park rangers in protecting wild animals, plants and culture. 31-Jul-2017
Philippines: UN experts urge Government New York, July 31(Just Earth News): A group of United Nations experts has urged the Government of the Philippines to immediately address reported human rights violations, including murder, threats against indigenous peoples and the summary execution of children. 31-Jul-2017
Moscow directs to reduce US diplomatic p Moscow, July 31 (IBNS): in a major move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has directed that staff at US diplomatic missions in Russia will be reduced, media reports said. 31-Jul-2017
'Act now' to help and protect traffickin New York, July 31(Just Earth News): Criminal groups feed off the instability created by conflicts, and as links between wars, trafficking and migrant smuggling become more widely known, the United Nations is calling on the international community to act now to help and protect trafficking victims and to end this crime forever. 30-Jul-2017
Australian Security forces foil terror p Sydney, July 30 (IBNS): Security forces in Australia have stopped a suspected plot to bring down an aeroplane, media reports said. 30-Jul-2017
Xi calls for building strong army that c Beijing, July 30 (IBNS): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday send out a strong message when he said that the country's military should be built strong enough so that it can have the capability to "defeat all invading enemies". 30-Jul-2017
Four arrested in major counter terrorism Sydney, July 29 (IBNS): The New South Wales Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) said it has conducted multiple searches across Sydney on Saturday, resulting in the arrest of four men. 29-Jul-2017
UN chief condemns DPR Korea's latest lau New York, July 29(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemned on Friday's launch of a ballistic missile of possible intercontinental range by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). 29-Jul-2017
UN peacekeeping chief warns Security Cou New York, July 29(Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations peacekeeping operations has warned that the increased intensity of attacks on civilians and peacekeepers is bringing Central African Republic (CAR) to the tipping point. 29-Jul-2017
Human rights defenders in Viet Nam shoul New York, July 29(Just Earth News): The United Nations rights office expressed concern on Friday over the intensifying crackdown in Viet Nam against human rights defenders who have questioned or criticized the Government and its policies. 29-Jul-2017
INTERVIEW: Preparing for Tripoli, new UN New York, July 29(Just Earth News): Set to arrive in Libya next week, the new United Nations Special Representative said that he was coming to Tripoli to work with the Libyans, in an attempt to help find a solution out of the political crisis that led to the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and pushed the country into a crisis that sees thousands of migrants and refugees fleeing to Europe and other countries in Africa. 29-Jul-2017
Venezuela: UN rights wing urges calm ah New York, July 28(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights office expressed deep concern on Friday at the risk of further violence in Venezuela, where elections for a Constituent Assembly convened by President Nicolas Maduro are due to be held on Sunday. 28-Jul-2017
Tanzania: Attacks on persons with albin New York, July 28(Just Earth News): Welcoming a drop in the number of reported attacks against people with albinism, a United Nations human rights expert has concluded that this group of people in rural Tanzania continue to live in fear amid widespread attitudes that lead to violence against them. 28-Jul-2017
In Honduras, senior UN official urges pr New York, July 28(Just Earth News): Visiting a newly established United Nations human rights office in Honduras, a senior official on Fridaystressed the need to protect human rights defenders in the country. 28-Jul-2017
Wrapping up African trip, UN deputy chie New York, July 28(Just Earth News): The United Nations deputy chief wrapped up her visit to two African countries – Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – where on Thursday she stressed the importance of women's participation in peace, security and development processes. 28-Jul-2017
'Sustainable, inclusive societies,' prio New York, July 28(Just Earth News): A week after the High-Level Political Forum (HPLF) assessed the progress on implementing the 2030 Agenda, the newly elected President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOSC) has stressed her priority to push forward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 28-Jul-2017
UN chief welcomes news crisis in Jerusal New York, July 28(Just Earth News): After days of mounting tensions over the situation around Jerusalem's holy sites, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday welcomed news that the crisis in the Old City has been defused. 28-Jul-2017
Migrant workers in south-east Asia lack New York, July 27(Just Earth News): Access to justice is often out of reach for migrant workers in South-east Asia, the United Nations labour agency reported on Thursday in a study that shows non-governmental organizations assisting more often than Government officials or trade unions. 27-Jul-2017
Security Council extends mandate of UN p New York, July 27(Just Earth News): The Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Cyprus for six months, until 31 January 2018, following the recent failure to reach a settlement to the longstanding conflict between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots on the Mediterranean island. 27-Jul-2017
UN expert urges two Koreas to discuss hu New York, July 27(Just Earth News): The proposed resumption of dialogue between the two Koreas is an opportunity to discuss and improve the human rights situation in the North, a United Nations expert has said at the end of his second visit to the South. 27-Jul-2017
In Mosul and beyond, sustained efforts n New York, July 27(Just Earth News): Witnessing “complete devastation” in districts of Mosul, a senior United Nations relief official visiting Iraq lauded the massive humanitarian effort under way while indicating that the crisis is “far from over,” including for millions of Iraqis displaced throughout the country. 27-Jul-2017
Burundi: UN envoy reiterates inclusive New York, July 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations Special Envoy to Burundi on Wednesday urged African leaders, in solidarity with the UN, to support an inclusive dialogue between the Government and the opposition in a country where political upheaval has resulted in insecurity since April 2015. 27-Jul-2017
UN condemns killing of two peacekeepers New York, July 27(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned yesterday's killing of two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic's (CAR) south-eastern city of Bangassou. 27-Jul-2017
On International Day, UN spotlights thr New York, July 27(Just Earth News): Coastal mangroves are among the most imperiled ecosystems on earth, with current estimates indicating that up to 67 per cent have been lost to date – according to the United Nations science wing. 27-Jul-2017
DR Congo: UN rights chief names internat New York, July 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday named three international experts to investigate reports of killings, mutilations, rapes and other abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) restive Kasai provinces. 27-Jul-2017
UN agency develops new guidelines to hel New York, July 27(Just Earth News): The United Nations agriculture agency has created new guidelines to help countries develop a strong mechanism to monitor national forest resources. 27-Jul-2017
Malnutrition and cholera 'a vicious comb New York, July 26(Just Earth News): In Yemen, the world's worst cholera outbreak is unfolding amid the world's largest humanitarian crisis, crippling health, water and sanitation facilities in the country, and creating ideal conditions for diseases to spread, according to the heads of three United Nations agencies. 26-Jul-2017
UN refugee agency seeks $9.5 million to New York, July 26(Just Earth News): The UN refugee agency is seeking an additional $9.5 million to scale up its activities in northeast Nigeria, as a result of an unexpected surge in self-organized returns of Nigerian refugees mainly from Cameroon since the beginning of the year. 26-Jul-2017
Amid rising tensions in Jerusalem, UN e New York, July 26(Just Earth News): The United Nations envoy on Middle East peace has warned that developments over the past 11 days at holy sites in the Old City in Jerusalem have demonstrated the “grave risk” that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could become a religious conflict that could ultimately engulf the rest of the region. 26-Jul-2017
Peace is the 'bedrock' for women's devel New York, July 26(Just Earth News): The importance of reversing the tragedies of violence, particularly against women and children, and ensuring that women's and girl's voices are heard in all aspects of society are at the core of the second leg of a high-level United Nations-African Union (AU) mission to Africa, which on Tuesday visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). 26-Jul-2017
Majority of children fleeing to Europe j New York, July 25(Just Earth News): Facing violence and trauma in Libya and other countries, thousands of children decided to flee by themselves, seeking to get away but not necessarily aiming for Europe, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesdayreported. 25-Jul-2017
UN chief condemns suicide attacks on cam New York, July 25(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning yesterday's suicide attacks on the two camps for internally displaced persons in northeastern Nigeria, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for the perpetrators of this “heinous” act to be swiftly brought to justice. 25-Jul-2017
Malala visits Birmingham to spread messa London, July 25 (IBNS): Noble prize winner Malala Yousafzai visited the University of Birmingham and appealed to women physicists from around the globe to spread the message of ‘education for all’. 25-Jul-2017
MS Paint is here to stay, confirms Micro Washington, July 25 (IBNS): Giving relief to several people across the globe, IT major Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its MS Paint software will stay. 25-Jul-2017
Israel begins removing metal detectors f Jerusalem, July 25 (IBNS) Israel has started removing the metal detectors installed at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque in Temple Mount in Jerusalem which had triggered bloodshed and anger in the Arab world but the new measures of CCTV cameras were still rejected by the Palestinians. 25-Jul-2017
Latest round of UN-led global consultati New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): Although the net benefits of migration far outweigh its costs, the public perception is often the opposite, a senior United Nations official pointed out on Monday, as the latest round of consultations on a global compact for migration began in New York. 25-Jul-2017
Australia's offshore refugee processing New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): Four years on, Australia's offshore processing has left some 2,000 people languishing in unacceptable circumstances – causing physical and psychological harm, according to the United Nations refugee agency, which on Monday called for an immediate end to the practice. 25-Jul-2017
UN chief condemns killing of peacekeeper New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the killing of a UN peacekeeper on Sunday in the Central African Republic, urging the country's authorities to investigate this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice. 25-Jul-2017
Security Council cites terrorism, deteri New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): The Security Council on Monday welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region. 25-Jul-2017
Back from visit to Myanmar, independent New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): While no one expects an overnight transition to democracy in Myanmar, there has to be real progress on human rights, an independent United Nations expert on Monday said, highlighting reported killings, tortures, and an “ongoing humanitarian crisis” for the Rohingya people and other minorities. 25-Jul-2017
Ahead of October elections, Security Cou New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council on Monday encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls. 25-Jul-2017
Switzerland: Five injured in chainsaw at Geneva, July 24 (IBNS): At least five people were injured in a chainsaw attack at Schaffhausen town of Switzerland on Monday, media reports said. 24-Jul-2017
Israeli stabbed in embassy in Jordan, at Amman, Jul 24 (IBNS) : A Jordanian man stabbed an Israeli security officer at the Israeli embassy in Amman on Sunday before he was shot dead, media reports said. 24-Jul-2017
Amid rising violence in Jerusalem, UN a New York, July 24(Just Earth News): Expressing deep concern about the escalating tensions and violent clashes taking place in and around the Old City of Jerusalem, the United Nations and its diplomatic partners in the Middle East peace process have called on all to demonstrate maximum restraint and work towards de-escalating the situation. 24-Jul-2017
'The time to act is now;' end children' New York, July 23(Just Earth News): Calling for “immediate care and protection” for children caught up in violence in Iraq's war torn Mosul and other Middle East conflicts, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned that the lives and futures of some 27 million across the region and parts of Africa are at risk. 23-Jul-2017
Guterres 'strongly condemns' stabbing at New York, July 23(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned yesterday evening's stabbing attack by a Palestinian perpetrator, which resulted in the death of three members of an Israeli family in the Halamish settlement in the occupied West Bank. 23-Jul-2017
UN chief concerned about unfolding viole New York, July 22(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday expressed concern about the situation in the Old City of Jerusalem, which has been the scene of escalating violence in recent days. 22-Jul-2017
In DR Congo, UN aid chief says world mus New York, July 22(Just Earth News): Wrapping up a four-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations humanitarian chief on Friday urged the world “not to forget the DRC,” and called for scaled-up relief funding to help millions of people suffering from violence, diseases, and malnutrition. 22-Jul-2017
Rainy season worsens cholera crisis in Y New York, July 22(Just Earth News): Yemen is facing the world's largest cholera outbreak, the United Nations health agency on Friday warned, with 5,000 Yemenis falling sick every day – the majority of them children and the elderly. 22-Jul-2017
INTERVIEW: Education, women's empowerme New York, July 22(Just Earth News): To meet the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), India should prioritize women's empowerment and education, the United Nation's development chief in the country said. 22-Jul-2017
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