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Nigeria President Unhappy with Ebola Stigmatization

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday condemned the stigmatization of Nigerians travelling abroad, due to the recent outbreak of Ebola in the country. In a meeting with David Nabarro, Special Envoy of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, Jonathan said there was no justification for such stigmatization, since his administration has made significant efforts to contain the […]Load more...

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UN Announces Afghan Vote Audit Delay

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN—Afghanistan’s U.N. representative told President Hamid Karzai on Thursday that the audit of a disputed election would not be finished by Sept. 2, when Karzai had hoped to see a new leader inaugurated. The United Nations is supervising the audit of votes from a run-off ballot between the two candidates, Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf […]Load more...

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Luxury Hotel Attacked In Kabul

Men armed with guns entered the Serena Hotel on Thursday in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul. The five-star hotel, located near the Presidential Palace and other government offices, is very popular among foreigners. The police said that at least two shots were heard. Afghan special forces also entered the hotel, which is now surrounded by […]Load more...

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Philippines: UN agency pledges long-term support for typhoon-stricken farmers, fishers

Noting the positive results of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) response programme in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan, the agency’s chief today committed to long-term support for farming and fishing communities, earlier today during a visit to the region. Four months after the landfall of a typhoon that claimed over 6,000 lives […]Load more...

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UN Wants to Prevent Genocide in Central African Republic

Sectarian fighting began after a coup that brought to power the first Muslim president. The chief investigator for the United Nations for the Central African Republic said it hopes to prevent genocide in that country. Bernard Acho Muna added that the international community should not wait until genocide is committed but to ensure that those […]Load more...